police squad

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n police squad a small squad of policemen trained to deal with a particular kind of crime
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Usage

In literature:

They were commonly accompanied by squads of local and/or state police.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Squads of mounted police clattered up and down, keeping the middle of the street cleared.
"Fanny Herself" by Edna Ferber
I afterward learned that he had served three years on the traffic-squad of the Chicago police force.
"The Land That Time Forgot" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
I gave the letter to the Italian Squad of the police.
"The Silent Bullet" by Arthur B. Reeve
Don't you know that we reserve that sort of business for a squad of police?
"The Rainy Day Railroad War" by Holman Day
Both of them looked triumphant, and they were surrounded by a squad of Royal Police.
"Heist Job on Thizar" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Our squad was on police duty for a while, and I was orderly for an hour.
"At Plattsburg" by Allen French
I gave the letter to the Italian Squad of the police.
"Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes" by Various
Persuading several other guard regiments to join them, they attacked Protopopoff's police squads.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
Other couriers were dispatched, to take orders to the police squads stationed elsewhere.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
Squads of soldiers and police ransack the city and invade every Rebel asylum.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 93, July, 1865" by Various
With him was a Manhattan Squad officer of the Police Department.
"Instant of Decision" by Gordon Randall Garrett
But it was not until late at night that a squad of Mounted Police arrived, under a sergeant, to take charge of the boy.
"A Veldt Vendetta" by Bertram Mitford
At last, on Monday evening, just at dark, a squad of the county police, led by Officer Poole, marched into the settlement at Brownsville.
"Following the Color Line" by Ray Stannard Baker
Squads of police agents should even be mixed with them.
"The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2" by Eugène Sue
Into Verbeck's heart had come a sudden fear, and he didn't see the advisability of the sergeant and the police squad knowing everything.
"The Black Star" by Johnston McCulley
Soon a steady, rapid tread of many feet sounded from the rear, and a squad of police dashed past him.
"A Speckled Bird" by Augusta J. Evans Wilson
We formed a police squad among the Juniors and many a thief was made to bring back some prize he hoped to make away with.
"Back at School with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
Various Royalties have arrived, and one meets Royal carriages, escorts, and strong squads of police at every turn.
"Letters of a Diplomat's Wife" by Mary King Waddington
It was never necessary to detail a fatigue squad to police his ears.
"The Army Mule and Other War Sketches" by Henry A. Castle
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In news:

On-duty Memphis police officer allegedly caught having sex in squad car .
An on-duty Memphis police officer was allegedly caught having sex in his squad car , Fox 13 reports.
Winona Police said one of its officers escaped injury when his squad car was rearended early Saturday.
East Providence Police Vice Squad cracks two coke cases.
An Audubon woman has been charged with looting $9,400 from a South Jersey competitive cheerleading squad to help what she believed was a man she had met through an online dating site, police said Friday.
Joseph Miched, a fellow member of Team 3 of the Central Field Command drug squad, beat stripper Aida Fagundo in a police station 15 years ago.
Third Squad detectives are investigating the intentional damaging of a wooden menorah in Westbury as a bias incident, Nassau County police said Monday.
Rockford police and the bomb squad were called out Tuesday to investigate a suspicious device in an east side neighborhood.
DeKALB – After a lapse of more than a decade, Northern Illinois University police again are part of the county's major case squad.
City police squads' video systems failing at 'unacceptable' rate.
The Elizabethton Police Department, Elizabethton Fire Department and Carter County Rescue Squad were called to the intersection at 1:20 pm Thursday.
WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas – Police say the theft suspect who managed to escape from the back of police squad car while handcuffed and make his getaway in the car has been arrested.
Woman stabs ex-boyfriend , kicks out police squad car windows.
The Brown Deer Police Department is for the first time releasing squad car video of a controversial incident last year.
Texas police say handcuffed suspect who escaped in squad car found, arrested in Fort Worth.
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