Definitions

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  • adj. Not of or pertaining to a police force.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ police

Examples

  • This was also true for statements by civilians (i.e., nonpolice) that were taken by the police — often, I suspect, to build a case or provide evidence, supporting accounts, of events that might otherwise be seen as evidence of excessive police hostility or culpability in violent encounters.

    'I Saw a Nightmare …' Doing Violence to Memory: The Soweto Uprising, June 16, 1976

  • But most nonpolice eyewitnesses do not back this up.

    1968 the Year that Rocked the World

  • How do we execute justice for them, not just for those that are nonpolice officers that we require so much justice for?

    CNN Transcript Jul 10, 2003

  • Even if he were inclined to pursue some nonpolice activity with her, her tone would have killed any interest he might have had.

    The Mocking Program

  • The Independent Police Complaints Commission, which is investigating Duggan's shooting, provided more details in a statement Sunday night, saying a "nonpolice firearm" was recovered at the scene.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • The Independent Police Complaints Commission, which is investigating the shooting, said that a "nonpolice firearm" was recovered at the scene but that there was no evidence it had been fired - a revelation that could fuel the local community's anger.

    PhillyDeals

  • It was also unclear how many nonpolice customers, if any, got haircuts from the planted barber.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Menlo Park voters will be asked whether they want future nonpolice employees to get lower pension benefits than current city workers.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Beckelhymer said most of the franchises are owned by police officers, and he's one of the few nonpolice businessmen to invest.

    The Seattle Times

  • At between $1,000 and $2,000 a pop to buy and install the cameras plus the cost of the server, Beadles estimates the city's video network, including nonpolice cameras, has cost more than $100,000.

    Madison.com - top

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