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Rank ImportancePlay
Understand that 'constable' refers to the starting level in police rankings, which can imply limited authority. SlideAs a new constable, she directed traffic at the event.
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British UsagePlay
'Constable' is more common in the UK than in the US, where 'officer' or 'cop' might be used. SlideThe constable is patrolling the neighbourhood tonight.
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Gender NeutralPlay
'Constable' is a gender-neutral term and applicable to any police officer of the lowest rank. SlideThe constable on duty checked everyone's IDs.