Definition of police force in English:

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police force

Pronunciation: /pəˈlēs fôrs/

noun

An organized body of police officers responsible for a country, district, or town.
Example sentences
  • For example, consider cases involving fire services and police forces with an operational dimension to them.
  • It was not justified in law and was a violation of the public's trust in its police forces and is at odds with common decency.
  • All police forces would claim to use as little force as necessary.
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