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 for Police constable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Police \Po*lice"\, n. [F., fr. L. politia the condition of a
     state, government, administration, Gr. ?, fr. ? to be a
     citizen, to govern or administer a state, fr. ? citizen, fr.
     ? city; akin to Skr. pur, puri. Cf. Policy polity,
     1. A judicial and executive system, for the government of a
        city, town, or district, for the preservation of rights,
        order, cleanliness, health, etc., and for the enforcement
        of the laws and prevention of crime; the administration of
        the laws and regulations of a city, incorporated town, or
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     2. That which concerns the order of the community; the
        internal regulation of a state.
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     3. The organized body of civil officers in a city, town, or
        district, whose particular duties are the preservation of
        good order, the prevention and detection of crime, and the
        enforcement of the laws.
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     4. (Mil.) Military police, the body of soldiers detailed to
        preserve civil order and attend to sanitary arrangements
        in a camp or garrison.
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     5. The cleaning of a camp or garrison, or the state ? a camp
        as to cleanliness.
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     Police commissioner, a civil officer, usually one of a
        board, commissioned to regulate and control the
        appointment, duties, and discipline of the police.
     Police constable, or Police officer, a policeman.
     Police court, a minor court to try persons brought before
        it by the police.
     Police inspector, an officer of police ranking next below a
     Police jury, a body of officers who collectively exercise
        jurisdiction in certain cases of police, as levying taxes,
        etc.; -- so called in Louisiana. --Bouvier.
     Police justice, or Police magistrate, a judge of a police
     Police offenses (Law), minor offenses against the order of
        the community, of which a police court may have final
     Police station, the headquarters of the police, or of a
        section of them; the place where the police assemble for
        orders, and to which they take arrested persons.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  police constable
      n 1: a police officer of the lowest rank [syn: constable,
           police constable]

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