Police, the

Police, the

homeloving and fearful of death, reluctant to combat the pirate band. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance]
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For raising the special police, the DPOs have been directed to strictly follow criteria and recruit only Punjab domicile holders.
Combining a state system, HITS, with a local approach, SMART Partnerships, created a unique venture between police, the Washington State Department of Corrections, and the Attorney General's Office HITS Unit.
The FBI, the BIA, the state police, the local county sheriff's office, and the tribal police all have limited jurisdiction over crimes committed on Indian reservations, and it is not unusual to have all five agencies involved in at least the initial investigation of a single crime.
This service can benefit the police, the community, and individuals with mental illness.
According to the statistics collected by women's shelters in Sweden, a woman is battered every 20 minutes, and every year, 25 to 30 women in Sweden are battered to death by their husbands.(6) In a Canadian study of 12,000 women, 51 percent had encountered violence, and 25 percent had experienced physical or sexual violence by a current or former partner.(7) English studies have shown that when a woman, her friends, or her neighbors finally contact the police, the woman probably has been battered more than 30 times.(8)
They must represent a coordinated effort by the police, the community, and other players, including policy makers.
Comprised of citizens, business owners, elected officials, representatives from public service and other key agencies, the media, and the police, the council sets priorities and goals for the police department.
Composed of FBI and CPD personnel, as well as personnel from the Chicago Housing Authority Police Department, the Illinois State Police, and the Cook County Sheriff's Police, the Joint Task Force on Gangs targeted high-ranking members of the Black Gangster Disciples Nation for investigation and prosecution.
The chief of police, the city administrator, and other department supervisors comprising the city's management team identified a potentially disruptive tendency for transitional fears to develop as a result of such a broad-based change in power.