constable constable  /ˈkɑn stə bəl/


  1. (n) a lawman with less authority and jurisdiction than a sheriff
  2. (n) English landscape painter (1776-1837)
  3. (n) a police officer of the lowest rank



  1. Constable launches interactive website

    A new website created by Precinct 3 Constable Ryan Gable uses the latest technology to provide residents with a range of services and access to law enforcement 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Woodlands Villager

  2. Constable who shot suspected shoplifter linked to security business

    The Commonwealth Attorney's Office is looking into a Louisville business linked to a former Jefferson County Constable.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WAVE 3 Louisville

  3. Constable applicant sues county

    A recent applicant for Williamson County Pct. 3 Constable has filed a lawsuit against the Commissioners Court, alleging he was asked illegal and irrelevant questions – regarding religion, abortion and gay marriage – during the March job-interview process.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman


  1. "Of course, as chief constable, I have to take responsibility for the shortcomings that the judge highlighted," Flanagan said.
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Ronnie Flanagan Source: Reuters UK

  2. "Coincidentally, Liberty today received a written response from Chief Constable Mike Todd on behalf of ACPO refusing to commence any police investigation into the allegations," Chakrabarti said.
    on Jun 8, 2007 By: Shami Chakrabarti Source: France24

  3. Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said: "I have been saddened to learn that Greater Manchester Police colleagues believe that Chief Constable Michael Todd has died. Chief Constable Todd has had a long and distinguished career in various forces and has...
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Jacqui Smith Source: FOXNews

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