police van

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n police van van used by police to transport prisoners
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Usage

In literature:

Not Nance Olden, late of the Vaudeville, later of the Van Twiller, and latest of the police station.
"In the Bishop's Carriage" by Miriam Michelson
At the end of the day a police van stopped at the door before the house.
"The Hungry Stones And Other Stories" by Rabindranath Tagore
This van was bolted and barred, and accompanied by a squad of Persian police, whose orders seemed to be not to lose sight of it.
"The Adventures of a Special Correspondent" by Jules Verne
It looks to me as if there was a prison-van and a police-court at the end.
"In Luck at Last" by Walter Besant
At the police court a man appointed for the purpose took a cab in advance of the van.
"The Life Story of an Old Rebel" by John Denvir
A royal mail-van drove through the square, the police with difficulty making way for it.
"King John of Jingalo" by Laurence Housman
The usual knot of loungers waited at the door of the police-court to see the van disgorge its freight.
"Reginald Cruden" by Talbot Baines Reed
The Van Diemen's Land Company has an establishment at Emu Bay, and there is also a police and post station and an inn.
"The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)" by John West
Drawn by an old white horse, a heavy black van arrived at a fast trot, escorted by four mounted police with drawn swords.
"Fantômas" by Pierre Souvestre
Van Winkle, Mina C, police lieut, 112; in N. J, 416; 421-2; 424.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
There was no wagon or van in the block that might have contained the police, but it was only a hundred feet or so to the corner.
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
Van telephoned in to the city; to Police Headquarters.
"Astounding Stories, August, 1931" by Various
At the end of the day a police van stopped at the door before the house.
"Stories from Tagore" by Rabindranath Tagore
For a girl to admit she had ridden in a police van and for that girl to be Dorothy Dale!
"Dorothy Dale at Glenwood School" by Margaret Penrose
A crowd of municipal guards and police constables hustled him down to the prison-van.
"813" by Maurice Leblanc
In the van were the Mayor's police in red coats.
"Seeing Things at Night" by Heywood Broun
They've had a bother with the police about those vans blocking the roads in daytime.
"A Fortunate Term" by Angela Brazil
At last the van stopped, and he was led forth into the yard of the police court.
"The King of Diamonds" by Louis Tracy
And takes us in a bumpy ole van to the police court in the morning along of a lot of others.
"From Workhouse to Westminster" by George Haw
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In news:

Police say Robert Icenogle was behind the wheel when he smashed into a stalled van in Colorado Springs.
Police say Kinnie beat his father to death March 2 in their condominium on Madison Street, near Common Road and Van Dyke.
Police estimate there were up to 30 bikes , worth $40,000, in the vans, reports said.
At least five prisoners were killed and several more injured when a bomb blew up a prison transport van in Johannesburg on Monday, South African police and rescue services said.
Police investigate the destroyed van that plunged over the Bronx River Parkway Sunday in New York.
Van Buren police said 26 year old carmen early has been found alive and okay in North Little Rock.
AP file photo Joran Van der Sloot, top, is escorted by police officers outside a Peruvian police station, near the border with Chile in Tacna, Peru on June 4, 2010.
In this June 4, 2010 file photo, Joran Van der Sloot, top, is escorted by police officers outside a Peruvian police station, near the border with Chile in Tacna, Peru.
In this file photo, Dutch citizen Joran Van der Sloot is escorted by police.
Van der Sloot says he was tricked into giving a confession by Peru's police.
Selma police are looking for two men in a van who tried to kidnap a girl Thursday morning.
The fight occurred at Short Stop Liquor at 15318 Vanowen Street, said Sgt Steve Gottschalk of the Los Angeles Police Department's Van Nuys Station.
North Las Vegas Police located the van stolen from a murder victim's home on Friday, but a suspect remains at large.
Spanish police say hooded thieves crashed a van into a courier service warehouse vault and made off with sacks of valuables on Thursday.
CARBONDALE — A fire that started on a Fed Ex van, damaging both the vehicle and the garage it was in last week, was ruled accidenal after an investigation by state police fire marshals.
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