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Police work   /pəlˈis wərk/   Listen
Police work

The investigation of criminal activities.  Synonym: police investigation.

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"Police work" Quotes from Famous Books

... inroads in the battery's strength. Guard duty fell to the lot of the battery once a week. When the guard detail was furnished there were scarcely enough men left to do the kitchen police work and other detail work. It was a time when rank imposed obligation. Sergeants and corporals had to get busy and chop wood and carry coal and wash dishes and police up and in many other ways imitate ...
— The Delta of the Triple Elevens - The History of Battery D, 311th Field Artillery US Army, - American Expeditionary Forces • William Elmer Bachman

Words linked to "Police work" :   sleuthing, surveillance, detecting, investigation, police investigation, detective work, detection, forensics, roundup, investigating

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