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LampPro Tip 1/3
Always PluralPlay
The word 'police' is always used as a plural noun and takes a plural verb. SlideThe police are investigating the incident.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Authority ConnotationPlay
Police is associated with authority and power; be mindful of the tone in sensitive situations. SlideThe police have the situation under control.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Emergency ReferencePlay
Use 'call the police' to indicate immediate action during emergencies or threatening situations. SlideThere’s an intruder in my house; I need to call the police!