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DC I assume stands for Detective Constable and PC?

Dutch translation: pc: police constable = politieagent

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English term or phrase:DC I assume stands for Detective Constable and PC?
Dutch translation:pc: police constable = politieagent
Entered by: Sonia Bloch
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17:17 Nov 29, 2004
English to Dutch translations [PRO]
Law (general) / police ranks
English term or phrase: DC I assume stands for Detective Constable and PC?
police ranks, what is equivalent in Holland?
Sonia Bloch
Local time: 03:29
pc: police constable = politieagent
Explanation:
dc detective constable = hoofdagent-rechercheur (eurodicautom)
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Ada de Raad
Local time: 04:29
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dank je!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +4pc: police constable = politieagent
Ada de Raad


  

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28 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
dc i assume stands for detective constable and pc?
pc: police constable = politieagent


Explanation:
dc detective constable = hoofdagent-rechercheur (eurodicautom)

Ada de Raad
Local time: 04:29
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
dank je!

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agree  xxxLeo3
2 mins
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agree  Kate Hudson: in England the rank of DC is not higher than that of PC - hoofdagent-rechercheur would detective sergeant see http://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/about/ranks/cid-ranks.htm
1 hr
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agree  11thmuse: a sergeant is a "brigadier". Hoofdagent = "senior constable"
3 hrs
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agree  Els Thant, M.A., B.Tr.
20 hrs
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