constabulary constabulary  /kən ˈstæb jə ˌlɛ ri/


  • (n) the force of policemen and officers



  1. US sent guns and spy gear to discredited Northern Irish police despite ban

    The Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) received weapons from the U.S. in the early 1980s, despite a public ban on selling arms, recently released files show.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Irish police officers want to honor Black and Tans killed by the IRA

    Ireland’s retired policemen want to honor over 500 members of the Royal Irish Constabulary who were killed by the IRA in the War of Independence – including the Black and Tans.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  3. Computer simulations of RUC killings sought by coroner

    The coroner investigating the killing of suspected republicans by the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) near Armagh almost 30 years ago is calling for a computer simulation to gain fresh clues, an inquest was told on Friday.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central


  1. Mr Gull said: "The launch of a fifth murder inquiry in such a short space of time is unprecedented for Suffolk Constabulary."
    on Dec 15, 2006 By: Stewart Gull Source: Times Online

  2. "I think that the home secretary should be asking the chief inspector of constabulary for a full report about the police behaviour in this whole incident," Clarke said.
    on Jul 9, 2009 By: Charles Clarke Source: U.TV

  3. Mr Tomkins said yesterday: "I have advised the Justice Secretary of my intention to step down from the post of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland. This will take effect from Monday April 13, 2009, which marks just over two...
    on Nov 21, 2008 By: Paddy Tomkins Source: The Herald

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