- la [lah] /lɑ/, the criminal investigation department of the French government.
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Examples from the Web for surete
Was he not assisting the great M. Hanaud from the Surete in Paris?At the Villa Rose
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Look at what they did to my poor friend the Chief of the Surete, Boichlikoff.The Secret of the Night
No doubt for the purpose of facilitating the inquiries of the agents of the Surete?
The Chief of the Surete, who had arrived at the Glandier, joined us at that moment.
They would certainly know at the Surete, and also know if the glasses were his.