police constable


chiefly British
: a police officer of the lowest rank

Examples of police constable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many people in the comments have since reacted by highlighting the news of the police constable’s arrest for allegedly betting on the election. Sharon Braithwaite, CNN, 19 June 2024 Beaumont Lamarre-Condon, a senior police constable and the former partner of Baird, was charged on Friday with the murders of both men. Austin Chen, theweek, 1 Mar. 2024 The film follows Santosh (Shahana Goswami), a recent widow who, under a government scheme, inherits her husband’s job as a police constable in the rural badlands of Northern India. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 20 May 2024 The tide turned for Hardy when one victim, Hambly, shared more than 700 pages of evidence of her own abuse with a Cheshire police constable who was able to compile it with that of 61 other victims and Hardy pleaded guilty to five counts of stalking involving fear of violence. Mary Whitfill Roeloffs, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 While investigating, police constable Kevin Anderson compiled more than 100 reports about Hardy from 62 victims, according to The Guardian — and that isn't counting potential other victims who didn't report his harassment to authorities. Jessica Sager, Peoplemag, 22 Feb. 2024 Shortly thereafter, police constable John Neil encountered the body of Nichols. Christine Rousselle, Fox News, 31 Aug. 2023 Born in 1996, Mescal grew up in County Kildare, a suburb west of Dublin, the first of three children born to mom Dearbhla, a police constable, and Paul Sr., a grade school teacher. Seth Abramovitch, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Feb. 2023

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“Police constable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/police%20constable. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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