police court

Definition of "police court"
  1. A judicial body that deals with minor criminal offenses and holds preliminary hearings for serious criminal cases to decide if they should proceed to a higher court
How to use "police court" in a sentence
  1. His misdemeanor was addressed in the police court.
  2. The police court held a hearing to decide if the major robbery case should be escalated.
  3. Minor traffic violations are typically handled in the police court.

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