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Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Vocabulary for Police

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Vocabulary for Police
Word
Meaning
arrest
take into police control
assailant
person who assaults or attacks
at large (on the loose)
not caught, running free
armed and dangerous
is carrying a weapon and has a violent background
back-up
police that are called in to support or help
bail
large amount of money that someone pays as a promise to appear in court
baton (night stick)
heavy stick that police use for controlling crowds or defending themselves
book someone
register someone as a criminal
break into
enter a residence, car, or business illegally
burglar
a person who breaks into a home or business and steals items
cell
individual room in a jail/prison
convict
a person who is doing (or supposed to be doing) jailtime
cop/copper
police officer (common slang)
criminal record
a file that lists all of the crimes a person has committed
crime scene
the place where a crime happened
cruiser (squad car)
police car
(in) custody
under police control
DUI/DWI
(Driving Under the Influence/Driving while Intoxicated). Driving after drinking alcohol
detective
police officer responsible for solving crime
do time
receive punishment for a crime by spending time in jail
domestic dispute
argument/trouble in the home(often leads to violence)
escape
get away from a holding place
felony
a major crime (e.g. murder)
fine
money that a person pays for breaking a law
fingerprints
marks left by fingers that identify a person
firearms
weapons that shoot
gang
a group of people often associated with crime and drugs
guilty
responsible for a crime, deserving of punishment
handcuffs
metal rings that attach to wrists to keep criminals (or the accused)from escaping
innocent
not responsible for the crime
intruder
a person who enters a home or business illegally
jail (prison)
a place where criminals are confined
misdemeanor
a minor crime (punishment is usually a fine or less than one year in jail)
noise complaint
a call to the police to complain of disturbing noise (usually music or a party)
partner
another officer that a policeman drives and works with
patrol (on patrol)
observe and protect an area
perpetrator
person who committed the crime
pickpocket
a thief who steals from people's pockets in transit or in crowds
pistol
a hand held firearm
pursuit
the act of searching for
radar
radio wave transmission that helps police track cars and map crime scenes
robbery
theft; taking something that does not belong to you, often with force
speeding ticket
a fine given to a driver who gets caught driving beyond the speed limit
steal
to take something that does not belong to you
street crime
crime such as drugs and prostitution
thief
somebody who steals
walkie-talkie
hand held radio each partner carries
wanted
being searched for by police
witness
to see something happen
young offender
a minor who commits a crime (usually under age of 18)


 

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