military police

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n military police a military corps that enforces discipline and guards prisoners
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Usage

In literature:

To make matters worse the military police made us take a roundabout road, and the driver lost his way.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
Because of this, they welcome the Imperial military, and many areas of all three Narvonese planets have Sandeman police forces.
"Concordance" by Ann Wilson
There I was searched by two military police and questioned closely by an examining board.
"World's War Events, Vol. II" by Various
The head of the military police.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
In another moment the Japanese military police were upon him.
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell
The local police had taken up the case, and, assisted by the military, were still scouring the country.
"The Submarine Hunters" by Percy F. Westerman
When these Peruvian banditti are attacked by the military or the police, they defend themselves with desperate courage.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
That is one of the chief defects of the Japanese police and military system.
"Flash-lights from the Seven Seas" by William L. Stidger
Among them was one of the Military Police.
"With Haig on the Somme" by D. H. Parry
The military staff office and the mounted police barracks were adjacent to it.
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon
The military police dispersed them.
"The Sequel" by George A. Taylor
The police, fire, and military forces were out in full strength.
"Doctor Jones' Picnic" by S. E. Chapman
He had joined the Military Police for three months, and was on patrol.
"A Yeoman's Letters" by P. T. Ross
Indian Military Police, 93.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
And there were worse things than military police.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
Nominally, these men were military police, yet their methods were far enough removed from all matters martial.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
Then, summoning a detail of military police, the Count moved to carry out the other part of his plan.
"Orphans of the Storm" by Henry MacMahon
Throughout all Europe the military, naval, and police forces are to-day in the hands of the State.
"Violence and the Labor Movement" by Robert Hunter
While in that harbour the German police boarded the vessel and arrested Brown for having evaded military service in Germany.
"International Incidents for Discussion in Conversation Classes" by Lassa Oppenheim
It was similar to a police force, but was a military organization.
"The Golden Skull" by John Blaine
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In news:

Abilene Police Detective Eric Vickers testified Monday at a military hearing for Senior Airman Christopher Perez.
Armed cattle raiders killed at least 32 Kenyan police officers in a military-style ambush , officials said on Monday, calling it the worst attack on police in Kenya's history.
The Egyptian military on Monday assumed joint responsibility with the police for security and protecting state institutions until the results of a Dec 15 constitutional referendum are announced.
LONGMONT— Two Longmont businesses were evacuated after police found what appeared to be a military - 6:17 am.
FARMINGTON — Sycamore Park Community Center was filled with an air of anticipation Thursday afternoon as a crowd waited to welcome 15 soldiers serving with the 919th Military Police Company back home.
Military police stand guard at the scene of a murder in Juarez, Mexico.
"We are still trying to establish communication with passengers and with the crew," Martijn Peelen, spokesman for the military police, told Reuters by phone.
The troops are part of the 186th Military Police Company and will serve as security on an Air Force base.
When the gun was discovered by military police years later, it was still in a locked box -- unopened since it was presented to him.
Arthur Rizer, who earned a Bronze Star and Purple Heart serving in Iraq, works at the US Department of Justice and trains military police for the US Army Reserves.
Fort Hood soldier killed in shootout with military police.
Husband Shoots Wife to Help Her Avoid Military Service , Police Say.
Jeffrey Brown talks to Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers from Cairo about the role of the police and military in the conflict and the upcoming constitutional referendum.
A platoon from South Carolina’s 132nd Military Police Company is busy preparing to deploy this summer.
TOKYO—Japanese police arrested a US Marine on Sunday on suspicion of trespassing on the southern island of Okinawa amid anger over military crimes and demands for stricter regulations for US troops.
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