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mil·i·ta·ry po·lice

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. military police, MPnoun

    a military corps that enforces discipline and guards prisoners


  1. military policenoun

    A unit of a military organization whose duty is to police that particular organization. They are in charge of law enforcement on military property, and of military personnel.


  1. Military police

    Military police are police organizations connected with, or part of, the military of a state. The word can have different meanings in different countries, and may refer to: ⁕a section of the military solely responsible for policing the armed forces ⁕a section of the military responsible for policing in both the armed forces and in the civilian population ⁕a section of the military solely responsible for policing the civilian population ⁕the preventative police forces of each Brazilian state, responsible for policing the civilian population, which become auxiliary forces of the Brazilian Army in time of war The status of military police is usually prominently displayed on the helmet and/or on an armband, brassard, or arm or shoulder flash. In the Second World War, the military police of the German Army still used a metal gorget as an emblem. Naval police are sometimes called "masters-at-arms".

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. military police

    This word has two significations: (1) The organized body employed within an army to preserve civil order, as distinct from military discipline. (2) A civil police with a military organization. The police of an army commonly consists of steady intelligent soldiers, who act under the orders of the provost-marshal, and arrest all persons out of bounds, civilians not authorized to pass the lines, disorderly soldiers, etc.; they also attend to sanitary arrangements. As in all military matters, the police of an army possess summary powers, and a sentence of the provost-marshal is carried out immediately after it is pronounced. Of civil police with military organization may be instanced, as specimens, the gendarmerie of France, the sbirri of Italy, and, in an eminent degree, the Irish constabulary.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of military police in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of military police in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of military police in a Sentence

  1. Yong Yow:

    As such, his voluntary departure order became a final order of removal and he is an ICE fugitive. On June 1, Pablo Villavicencio singled out was detained by military police officers and turned over to ICE. Pablo Villavicencio singled out remains in ICE custody pending removal.

  2. Defense Department spokesman Peter Cook:

    Basim Muhammad Ahmad Sultan al-Bajari used Basim Muhammad Ahmad Sultan al-Bajari military experience to consolidate ISIL's control over Mosul, where they have engaged in dictatorial rule and sectarian murder and oppression since 2014. Hatim Talib al-Hamduni was an ISIL military commander in Mosul and the head of military police for self-proclaimed Ninawa state.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Consider it a rifle, when they throw rocks like they did at the Mexico military police, consider it a rifle.

  4. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    Any community's arm of force - military, police, security - needs people in it who can do neccesary evil, and yet not be made evil by it. To do only the necessary and no more. To constantly question the assumptions, to stop the slide into atrocity.

  5. Jose Mauricio Padrone:

    When there's just one force doing an operation it can be corrupted by powerful companies or business owners, but when both the federal and military police are involved, for example, or the navy, it's more difficult for them to get bought off.

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