This, gentlemen, is the art of the police
, which is believed to be so complicated and which, nevertheless appears so simple as soon its you see that it consists in getting your work done by people who have nothing to do with the police
The chief of police
, who was present to see that everything was in order, put several questions to the purveyor, who told him the whole story of the death of the hunchback, and how he had carried the body to the place where it had been found by the Christian merchant.
Sir Walter listened with grave attention, and his secretary with polite boredom, to the string of episodes by which the police
had traced the flying rebel from the steps of the hotel to the solitary tower beside the sea.
From the police
I learned that Miss Morrison, who you remember went out that evening with Mrs.
It takes some time to compare finger prints," thought D'Arnot, turning to look at the police
were inclined to be a little skeptical, for they had had other dealings with this same lady and her lovely coterie of gentlemen friends.
cried the Doctor, "but the police
must be hot upon his track.
He heard the roar of the mob at the rear, and caught a glimpse of the helmeted police
and the lurching meat waggons.
He accordingly decided, in Isabel's interests, on confiding to his friend the nature of his errand to the police
To him the police
were always actuated by malignant impulses and the rest of the world was composed, for the most part, of despicable creatures who were all trying to take advantage of him and with whom, in defense, he was obliged to quarrel on all possible occasions.
Nevertheless," persisted the Chief of Police
, "it was a liberty that must have been very disagreeable, though it may not have hurt.
Let the abysmal brute roar and the police
and Mercenaries slay.
Let her see the police
officer in plain clothes enter the room.
That settles it," Charles announced, when he learned of the action of the mounted police
on the boundary.
As on the continent, in all law and police
practices nothing is verbal, but any circumstance, however trifling, is reduced to writing, the labor, as well as the number of papers that thus accumulate, is enormous.