Synonyms and Antonyms of police

  1. 1 the department of government that keeps order, fights crime, and enforces statutes the appearance of a ransom note meant that the teenager's disappearance was now a matter for the police Synonyms law Related Words judiciary, jurisprudence, justice

  2. 2 a body of officers of the law the National Guard will serve as backup for the metropolitan police in the event of violent protests Synonyms constabulary, finest, force, fuzz, heat [slang], man, police force Related Words bluecoat, bobby [British], bull [slang], constable, cop, copper, gendarme, officer, peeler [British], policeman, police officer, policewoman, shamus [slang], trooper

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