police headquarters for a particular district, from which police officers are dispatched and to which persons under arrest are brought.
the office or headquarters of the police force of a district
noun 1. . noun 1. an enclosed truck or van used by the police to transport prisoners. noun 1. (US & Austral, NZ) a police van for transporting prisoners Also called (Informal) paddy wagon, (US) police wagon noun 1. (US) another term for patrol wagon
[puh-lees-woo m-uh n] /pəˈlisˌwʊm ən/ noun, plural policewomen. 1. a female member of a or body.
[paw-lee-syey] /pɔ liˈsyeɪ/ noun, plural policiers [paw-lee-syey] /pɔ liˈsyeɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. French. a novel or film featuring detectives, crime, or the like.
[puh-lees] /pəˈlis/ noun 1. Also called police force. an organized civil force for maintaining order, preventing and detecting crime, and enforcing the laws. 2. (used with a plural verb) members of such a force: Several police are patrolling the neighborhood. 3. the regulation and control of a community, especially for the maintenance of public order, […]