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    by police or by the police

    Apprehended by police or by the police?
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    Re: by police or by the police

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Apprehanded by police or by the police?
    It depends. Please provide a more complete statement. And it's "apprehended".

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    Re: by police or by the police

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    It depends. Please provide a more complete statement. And it's "apprehended".
    There would be a difference if we are refering to it as an organization by "the police" or people who work for this organization "by police"?

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    Re: by police or by the police

    ostap, you know that the more context you give us, the more useful our response is likely to be. And there is little point in asking supplementary questions until the original one is sorted out.

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    Re: by police or by the police

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    ostap, you know that the more context you give us, the more useful our response is likely to be. And there is little point in asking supplementary questions until the original one is sorted out.
    Sorry. I came across with and without "the". I don't have any context with "police" in it at the moment. I thought there was a rule.

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