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What is the form of term 'Police' ?


i want to know how come the idea of police is discovered. Also the full form of this term and from where it is derived.

 

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    Josh Makaveli 3 years ago

    According to my knowledge, it started from a word 'Sheriff' in 18th century for law enforcement officer but i dont know what were the reasons ad why the name it police

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    Josh Makaveli 3 years ago

    ohh really? you mean they were formed to collect taxes from public through force if someone is not willing to pay?

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    Josh Makaveli 3 years ago

    i believe the one you are referring to is recently derived however i wanted to know the complete history for this term