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Police vs. Policier

I'm only just starting this sections (jobs) but when I was learning with Rosetta Stone, they called police "policier." Is there a difference? I can't seem to find anything online either.

March 8, 2013

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf

I don't no about Rosetta Stone, but please note:

  • la police = the corporation or a group of policemen
  • un policier = a policeman
March 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/pierremontreal

police in french means the same as police force (Police de Montréal, Police de New York,etc) . A 'policier' is a police officer.

March 13, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf

A policeman, rather than a police officer. Not all policemen are officers...

March 14, 2013
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