One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A subordinate criminal court; specifically a court of summary jurisdiction for the trial or investigation of charges brought by the police; a magistrates' court.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Patrick Murdoch (d. 1774), Church of England clergyman and writer. From police + court.
police court/ˈpliːs ˌkɔːt//pʊˈliːs ˌkɔːt/
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