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Metropolitan Police, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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Metropolitan Police, thethe Metropolitan PoliceˌMetropolitan Poˈlice, the 🔊 🔊 SCPthe police force that is responsible for the London area
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Metropolitan Police, theIn 1987, the Metropolitan Police asked for 66, and got 57.Only London's Metropolitan Police currently falls under direct control from Whitehall.The Metropolitan Police, which brought the case, has 28 days in which to take the case to a higher court.The beat, a hangover from the early Metropolitan Police as well as from the older watch system, had clearly defined features.Approximately 50 years ago, the Metropolitan Police Fraud Squad was set up to deal with the then growing incidence of company fraud.
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