'Police' in the Bible
Come to an agreement quickly with him who has a cause against you at law, while you are with him on the way, for fear that he may give you up to the judge and the judge may give you to the police and you may be put into prison.
Meanwhile, Peter was following Him at a distance right to the high priest’s courtyard. He went in and was sitting with the temple police to see the outcome.
Peter followed Him at a distance, right into the high priest’s courtyard. He was sitting with the temple police, warming himself by the fire.
Then some began to spit on Him, to blindfold Him, and to beat Him, saying, “Prophesy!” The temple police also took Him and slapped Him.
For if anyone has a cause at law against you, and you are going with him before the ruler, make an attempt, on the way, to come to an agreement with him, for if you do not, he may take you before the judge and the judge will give you up to the police, and they will put you in prison.
He went away and discussed with the chief priests and temple police how he could hand Him over to them.
Then Jesus said to the chief priests, temple police, and the elders who had come for Him, “Have you come out with swords and clubs as if I were a criminal?
The Pharisees heard the crowd muttering these things about Him, so the chief priests and the Pharisees sent temple police to arrest Him.
Then the temple police came to the chief priests and Pharisees, who asked them, “Why haven’t you brought Him?”
The police answered, “No man ever spoke like this!”
So Judas took a company of soldiers and some temple police from the chief priests and the Pharisees and came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.
Then the company of soldiers, the commander, and the Jewish temple police arrested Jesus and tied Him up.
Now the slaves and the temple police had made a charcoal fire, because it was cold. They were standing there warming themselves, and Peter was standing with them, warming himself.
When He had said these things, one of the temple police standing by slapped Jesus, saying, “Is this the way you answer the high priest?”
When the chief priests and the temple police saw Him, they shouted, “Crucify! Crucify!”Pilate responded, “Take Him and crucify Him yourselves, for I find no grounds for charging Him.”
But when the temple police got there, they did not find them in the jail, so they returned and reported,
As the commander of the temple police and the chief priests heard these things, they were baffled about them, as to what could come of this.
Then the commander went with the temple police and brought them in without force, because they were afraid the people might stone them.
When daylight came, the chief magistrates sent the police to say, “Release those men!”
But Paul said to the police officers, "They had us beaten in public without a proper trial -- even though we are Roman citizens -- and they threw us in prison. And now they want to send us away secretly? Absolutely not! They themselves must come and escort us out!"