squad room


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squad room

n.
1. A room in a police station where officers assemble, as for assignment or briefing.
2. A room in a barracks in which a number of troops are lodged.

squad′ room`


n.
1. a room in a police station where police officers assemble.
2. a room in a barracks in which soldiers are lodged.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.squad room - a room in a police station where members of the force assemble for roll call and duty assignments
police headquarters, police station, station house - 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
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
2.squad room - a room in a barracks where soldiers are billeted
barrack - a building or group of buildings used to house military personnel
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
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In Boylston, police described the station as "a three-room flat,'' in which the booking area, photo room, squad room, detention area, evidence room, locker room and report preparation room were in the same area.
Arup was selected with Richard Meier & Partners Architects to design the 16-story-high federal courthouse that houses six district courtrooms and judicial chambers for 12 judges and magistrate judges, a 24-cell detention center with interview rooms, secure corridors and a squad room for U.
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There are times when he'll come in the squad room and ask about cases and offer suggestions on what we should do," Smith said.
In the squad room, he is joined by a very different set of cops - even if the names remain the same .
The description of squad room horseplay and the ways the detectives entertain themselves at the "friendly" expense of their colleagues provides a useful and engaging insight into the detectives' daily existence, offering insight into their human side while maintaining a clear focus on their professional activities.
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These include items officers should consider when preparing to depart their residences for duty, leaving their locker rooms (even what officers should keep in their lockers), handling preparation requirements prior to leaving the squad room, obtaining necessary information for patrol duty, and checking out the patrol vehicle and its care prior to and after departing the garage area.
The police force may be struggling to cope with its old fashioned male dominated culture but there are still plenty of monsters lurking in the squad room.
Like fugitive slaves of the antebellum south, colored citizens huddled in the squad room and awaited their turn to be taken home under escort.
Tuesday in the Police Department squad room at 9-11 Lincoln Square.