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 +# Traffic Policing
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 +Traffic Policing is a [QoS](/​glossary/​q/​qos) process where [packets](/​glossary/​p/​packet) are handled according to user-defined criteria. Depending on the criteria, the packets may be marked, dropped or completely ignored.
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 +The purpose of traffic policing is to make sure that bursts in traffic hare handled and the designated traffic flows get appropriate bandwidth.