Police offenses

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Police offenses (Law) minor offenses against the order of the community, of which a police court may have final jurisdiction.
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Usage

In literature:

You know that this is a serious offense with the Police.
"The Patrol of the Sun Dance Trail" by Ralph Connor
The "hag" began by taking up the offensive line, uttering dark threats as to "police" and "rascals as made off without paying what they owed.
"Wikkey" by YAM
Most of them had committed other offenses for which the police had not arrested them.
"The Big Bow Mystery" by I. Zangwill
Very offensive to me all day; seemed to think I was inspiring the police.
"The Shadow of a Man" by E. W. Hornung
The care taken to hide his offensive weapon is one of the best points of our police arrangements.
"Curiosities of Civilization" by Andrew Wynter
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In news:

Police charged a Walkersville man with several offenses after they said he broke into one home and attempted to burglarize another over the weekend.
Of those arrested, 12 people were arrested for alleged felony offenses and 10 for alleged misdemeanors, according to police.
This is a primary offense allowing police to stop and cite motorists when they're observed to be wearing both ...
A man with a history of sex offenses against children flashed a 5-year-old girl in a library, according to police and prosecutors.
Former rock musician Gary Glitter has been arrested on suspicion of sex offenses related to ongoing police investigations into accusations of sexual assault leveled against Jimmy Saville.
A man who posed as a professional photographer in an effort to lure teenage girls has been arrested on suspicion of intent to commit a sexual offense with a minor, police in Fullerton said.
He was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and consuming alcohol in a public area, both misdemeanor offenses, police said.
Myrtle Beach police arrested a former Coastal Carolina University defensive back Saturday morning on a drug offense, according to jail records.
Coopy Boyer, 42, was arrested on suspicion of contacting a minor with the intent to commit a sexual offense, Fullerton police say.
A Brunswick man is charged with burglary and other offenses after police said he tried to kick in his neighbor's door.
Two teachers were arrested for sex-related offenses, Montgomery County Police said Monday.
NYC Police Officers Spew Offensive Comments in Facebook Group.
The following are uniform incident and offense reports from the Belhaven Police Department from Sept 15-21.
State police made the arrest Friday evening and issued Kruseck an appearance ticket for the misdemeanor offense.
Starting today, Florida joins 26 other states in which not wearing a seat belt is a "primary offense" -- allowing police to pull you over and write you a ticket for not buckling up.
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