police court definition

  • noun:
    • a substandard courtroom getting the power to prosecute minor unlawful offenses also to hold for test individuals faced with more severe offenses.
    • a minor courtroom to test individuals brought before it by the police.
    • a court with power to prosecute for minor offenses and bind over for test in a superior courtroom anyone accused of really serious offenses

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