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Police: Law enforcement body
The police are a constituted body of persons empowered by a state to enforce the law, to ensure the safety, health and possessions of citizens, and to prevent crime and civil disorder. Their lawful powers include arrest and the legitimized use of force. The term is most commonly associated with the police forces of a sovereign state that are authorized to exercise the police power of that state within a defined legal or territorial area of responsibility. Police forces are often defined as being separate from the military and other organizations involved in the defense of the state against foreign aggressors; however, gendarmerie are military units charged with civil policing. Police forces are usually public sector services, funded through taxes.


Police release dash cam footage from night Pc Harper was killed [Video]

Police release dash cam footage from night Pc Harper was killed

Police release dash cam footage from the patrol car Pc Andrew Harper was travelling in on the night he was killed. Two teenagers and a third man, Henry Long, 18, from Mortimer, Reading, are accused of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published
Protesters clash with police at subway incident commemoration [Video]

Protesters clash with police at subway incident commemoration

Police emerged from the nearby Mong Kok police station to clear the roads but confrontations continued for hours.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Man arrested after 45-minute police chase in London [Video]

Man arrested after 45-minute police chase in London

Police footage shows the moment a man was caught following a 45-minute police operation in north London. Corey Briscoe-McLeary has admitted putting the public at risk through dangerous driving.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

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