"Police forces are government organizations charged with the responsibility of maintaining law and order. The word comes from the French, and less directly from the Greek politeia, referring to government or administration; the word police was coined in France in the 18th century. The police may also be known as a constabulary, after constables, who were an early manifestation of police officers. ..."
Sheriffs and police officers
- Mack, Richard - Former Sheriff of Graham County, Ariz., challenged "Brady Bill"
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