constable definition

constable means a police officer, a British Transport Police officer, an officer of HM Revenue and Customs and any other official with a power of arrest by virtue of his or her office. It does not include any other investigators, e.g. government departments, local authority or Serious Fraud Office even if they have power to search premises or are required by section 66(9) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) to have regard to the PACE Codes of Practice;
constable means a police officer below the rank of corporal;
constable means a police officer of the rank of constable of any grade and includes a recruit constable, auxiliary constable and community support officer;

Examples of constable in a sentence

Marshall that currently they have a new member in Bella Coola, Constable Amber Rossi.

The Chief Constable will report contract awards with a total contract value in excess of$500,000 to the Finance and Audit Committee of the Police Board semi-annually.

Whether a Claimant has succeeded in doing so in any one case is not a question of either policy or law; it is a question of fact and judgment, to be answered case by case by the Tribunal of first instance which is empowered to answer it ( Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police v Caston [2010] IRLR 327 per Sedley LJ at [31-32]).

There is a detriment if ‘a reasonable worker would or might take the view that [the treatment was] in all the circumstances to his detriment’ ( Shamoon v Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary [2003] ICR 337 at [35]).

FILMS: Metropolis, Blade Runner.—Susan Stone-Blackburn, 3323 Constable Pl. NW, Calgary, AB, CANADA T2L 0K9, (403) 220-3153, “sstonebl@acs.ucalgary.ca”.


More Definitions of constable

constable means a person appointed under this Act as a constable;
constable means a constable appointed under section 79 of the 1847 Act as incorporated in the Acts and modified by article 14(1);
constable means any member of the Service, and includes a recruit constable; “court” means the Grand Court;
constable means a member other than a commissioned officer or a non-commissioned officer;
constable means an individual holding the office of constable who is serving as a constable of the Police Service and includes
constable means an individual elected under A.R.S. § 22-102 and any deputy constable appointed, employed, or authorized by the county board of supervisors.
constable means a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary or the Royal Ulster Constabulary Reserve;