The police are a constituted body of persons empowered by a state, with the aim to enforce the law, to ensure the safety, health and possessions of citizens, and to prevent crime and civil disorder.- Police
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Excessive and unwarranted use of force by law enforcement against an individual or a group.
By the 19th and early 20th centuries, many nations had established modern police departments.
A police officer is a warranted law employee of a police force.
Extreme level of control over civil society and liberties.
There is typically little or no distinction between the law and the exercise of political power by the executive, and the deployment of internal security and police forces play a heightened role in governance.
A constable is a person holding a particular office, most commonly in criminal law enforcement.
Person entrusted with protecting and preserving parklands – national, state, provincial, or local parks.
Law enforcement: Law enforcement rangers have police powers and enforce national, state, provincial, and/or local laws as well as park regulations. In some developing countries, the park rangers patrolling natural preserves may be heavily armed and function as paramilitary organizations against organized poachers or even guerrillas. In many other developing countries however, park rangers have law enforcement authority and do carry firearms as they seek to achieve respect for nature by building good relationships with local communities and the visiting public. In units of the U.S. National Park System, Law Enforcement Rangers are the primary police agency; their services may be augmented by the US Park Police, particularly in the Washington, DC and San Francisco metropolitan areas. The U.S. National Park Service also has a section of "Special Agents" who conduct more complex criminal investigations. According to U.S. Department of Justice statistics, National Park Service Law Enforcement Rangers suffer the highest number of felonious assaults, and the highest number of homicides of all federal law enforcement officers. The City of New York has a uniformed division of Park Rangers called the New York City Parks Enforcement Patrol who are responsible for patrolling the city parks, pools and beaches.
Unlawful act punishable by a state or other authority.
This approach considers the complex realities surrounding the concept of crime and seeks to understand how changing social, political, psychological, and economic conditions may affect changing definitions of crime and the form of the legal, law-enforcement, and penal responses made by society.
Activity of some members of government who act in an organized manner to enforce the law by discovering, deterring, rehabilitating, or punishing people who violate the rules and norms governing that society.
The term encompasses police, courts, and corrections.
Act of apprehending and taking a person into custody , usually because the person has been suspected of or observed committing a crime.
Police and various other officers have powers of arrest.
Any government agency responsible for the enforcement of the laws.
Many law enforcement agencies are police agencies that have a broad range powers and responsibilities.
Act of keeping peace within the borders of a sovereign state or other self-governing territories, generally by upholding the national law and defending against internal security threats.
Responsibility for internal security may range from police to paramilitary forces, and in exceptional circumstances, the military itself.