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station house

also sta·tion·house (stā′shən-hous′)
n.
1. A police station.
2. A fire station.

station house

n
(Building) chiefly US a house that is situated by or serves as a station, esp as a police or fire station

sta′tion house`


n.
a police station or fire station.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.station house - a station that serves as headquarters for police in a particular districtstation 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
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"
References in classic literature ?
Nevertheless we got over without accident, and soon found ourselves at the stationhouse.
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and Kevin Desmond, TransLink Chief Executive Officer, today marked a renovation milestone with the completion of upgrades to the east stationhouse at the Joyce-Collingwood SkyTrain Station.
His inviting Zhuangzi to relax at the stationhouse recalls the dangerous alliance of intellectuals and state power that Lu Xun lambasted in the 1929 zawen (Lu Xun 2010, 400).
Front-end protocols are underused but not entirely absent in the context of human testimony: the New Jersey Supreme Court, for example, has recognized a number of front-end protocols that can prevent human bias in stationhouse eyewitness identifications.
Garbellotto was being held at the 120th Precinct stationhouse, where she was found unconscious in her cell.
Though they are frequently not labelled arrests by the jurisdictions that carry them out, and they are less costly for suspects than traditional arrests, quick-release arrests, including desk appearance tickets (11) and stationhouse releases, nevertheless share the intrusive character of more traditional arrests.
Weisselberg, In the Stationhouse after Dickerson, 99 MICH.
Also important to the court were the alleged facts that (1) Goines had reported to the stationhouse seeking police assistance and (2) the officers were not faced with an emergency situation that would limit their ability to conduct further inquiry.
At the stationhouse, soon after arrest, an on-call magistrate could question the suspect.
Moreover, even though the Fifth Amendment privilege now extends beyond the courtroom to the stationhouse, silence in the courtroom receives substantially more protection than silence in interrogations.
202) A handful of permissible Quarles-based interrogations occur either in the patrol car before and during transport to book the suspect, (203) at the stationhouse or detention facility, (204) or in a hospital when the suspect is injured.
Dry fire inside the stationhouse is generally verboten due to lack of safe backstops.