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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #121346: Vocabulary: Police forces
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    Vocabulary: Police forces

    In Europe just as in North America, Police Forces have very different missions and equipements. 



     The police force  A uniformed policeman 
     A plain-clothes policeman  A police inspector 

     A superintendent (GB)

     A police captain (US)

     The police station (GB)

     A precinct (US)

     A police patrol  The detective police 
     The murder squad  The Vice/ Narcotics squad   
     The traffic police  A private detective/ investigator (PI)   


             A "bobby"/ a constable         

                     A lollipop woman/ man

                             A traffic warden                     


                      A dog-handler             

                               Police gear             



               The mounted police        

                      A truncheon               

                         Police forces                


                    A (police) shield       

                                Tear gas               

             Water Cannon (Invariable plural)                 


     The anti-riot police  To be on duty 
     To handcuff someone

     A Black Maria (GB)

     A police/patrol wagon 

     A helmet  A rubber bullet 
     To enforce the law  To conduct an enquiry into         
     To pick up a suspect  A search warrant 
     A police raid  An identity check 
     To shadow/ tail sb To track/ hunt sb down

     To catch sb red-handed         

     To catch sb in the act 

     To make an arrest 
     To be under arrest  To be kept in custody 
     To charge sb with ...  ... on a charge of 
     A statement  To fingerprint sb
     A criminal record  No criminal record 



                           To make an arrest            

                   A search warrant         


                               Handcuffs               A Black Maria (GB)

                A police/patrol wagon (US)

                     To enforce the law           


    Yes, I agree... There are many words to remember...  but as they're quite varied, you can't mix them up... 

    Good luck to you, then...  


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    A. There were at Mr Petel’s funerals, because the police wanted to identify and arrest his murderer...

    B. 'It’s a parking-meter zone. Make sure you’ve put enough money because I can see at the other end of the street... You don't want to be fined, do you?'

    C. He paid for a because he was suspecting his wife was having an affair.

    D. During the demonstration, the police were carrying for protection. They used to disperse the protesters.

    E. In a neighbouring ranch, after long investigations there was a and a huge catch of drugs.

    F. Of course you can go to that big concert, but you'll have to take your ID in case of .

    G. I must have my passport renewed, and will be after filling in the forms.

    H. 'No way! I won’t let you in unless you show me a in due form...'

    I. 'If you have , the jury and judge will punish you less harshly...'

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