Chief Constable


Chief Constable
noun
the head of the police force in a county (or similar area)
Hypernyms: ↑captain, ↑police captain, ↑police chief

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Brit.
chief of police.

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Chief Constable noun
(in UK) an officer commanding the police force in an administrative area
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Main Entry:chief

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chief constable UK US noun [countable] [singular chief constable plural chief constables]
a senior officer who is in charge of the police in a particular district of the UK
Thesaurus: police officershyponym

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chief constable,
a police chief of a county or an equivalent district, in Great Britain.

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noun, pl ⋯ -stables [count]
Brit : a police officer who is in charge of a police force

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ˌchief ˈconstable [chief constable] noun
(in Britain) a senior police officer who is in charge of the police force in a particular area

Chief Constable Brian Turner


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