police station


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police station

n.
The headquarters of a unit of a police force, where those under arrest are first charged.

police station

n
(Law) the office or headquarters of the police force of a district

police′ sta`tion


n.
the police headquarters for a particular district. Also called station house.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.police station - a station that serves as headquarters for police in a particular districtpolice station - a station that serves as headquarters for police in a particular district; serves as a place from which policemen are dispatched and to which arrested persons are brought
squad room - a room in a police station where members of the force assemble for roll call and duty assignments
station - a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose; "he started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station"

police station

noun the station, the nick, cop shop (informal) a mortar attack on a police station in the city
Translations
قِسْمُ شُرْطَةمَحَطَّة شُرْطَه
policejní stanice
politistation
poliisiasema
policijska stanica
rendőrőrszoba
lögreglustöî
警察署
경찰서
policajná stanica
policijska postaja
polisstation
สถานีตำรวจ
đồn cảnh sát

police station

ncommissariato di Pubblica Sicurezza

police

(pəˈliːs) noun plural
the men and women whose job is to prevent crime, keep order, see that laws are obeyed etc. Call the police!; The police are investigating the matter; (also adjective) the police force, a police officer.
verb
to supply (a place) with police. We cannot police the whole area.
police dog
a dog trained to work with policemen (in tracking criminals, finding drugs etc).
poˈliceman, poˈlicewoman nouns
a member of the police.
police station
the office or headquarters of a local police force. The lost dog was taken to the police station.

police station

قِسْمُ شُرْطَة policejní stanice politistation Polizeiwache αστυνομικό τμήμα comisaría de policía poliisiasema commissariat policijska stanica commissariato 警察署 경찰서 politiebureau politistasjon posterunek policji delegacia, esquadra da polícia полицейский участок polisstation สถานีตำรวจ polis istasyonu đồn cảnh sát 警察局
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Before I called here to-day I had a private consultation with the magistrate of the district, and I have made certain arrangements at the police station close by.
You and your horse look more fit for the police station than for this rank.
And with the same grave countenance he hurried through his breakfast and drove to the police station, whither the body had been carried.
Jerry took her by the arm and led her into the police station.
I have them," said Lestrade, producing a small white box; "I took them and the purse and the telegram, intending to have them put in a place of safety at the Police Station.
Athelney Jones, the well-known member of the detective police force, happened to be at the Norwood Police Station, and was on the ground within half an hour of the first alarm.
I made my way by the police station and the College Arms towards my own house.
It was at eleven forty-five that the first alarm reached the small local police station, in charge of Sergeant Wilson of the Sussex Constabulary.
About noon he went to the police station to make inquiries, and then came back again for another anxious vigil.
Once he got drunk and was taken to a police station where a police magistrate frightened him horribly, and once he tried to have an affair with a woman of the town met on the sidewalk before his lodging house.
Once outside his thoughts took definite shape, to the end that twenty minutes later he entered a police station not far from the Rue Maule.
Night was far advanced and the lights shone in the cottage that served for a temporary police station near the coast.