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state police

noun
1.
a police force under state authority rather than under the authority of a city or county in the state.
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  • The adventures of two boys with the Pennsylvania state police.

    A Modern Tomboy L. T. Meade
  • The state police have been after these fellows for two years.

    Ted and the Telephone Sara Ware Bassett
  • What are the principles of the state police, as you see them in this story?

    Americans All Various
  • Rick rather liked the idea of having the state police on their side.

    Smugglers' Reef John Blaine
  • You don't mention the state police until the second line of the story.

    Smugglers' Reef John Blaine

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