patrol wagon


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patrol wagon

n.
A van used by police for taking suspects into custody.

patrol wagon

n
(Law) US and Austral and NZ a police van for transporting prisoners. Also called: paddy wagon (informal) or police wagon (US)

pad′dy wag`on


n.
an enclosed truck used by the police to transport prisoners.
[1925–30; probably paddy policeman, generic use of Paddy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.patrol wagon - van used by police to transport prisonerspatrol wagon - van used by police to transport prisoners
van - a truck with an enclosed cargo space
Translations

patrol wagon

n (Am) → (furgone m) cellulare
References in classic literature ?
From the street came a loud hum of voices, punctuated by shouts and commands, and from time to time there was a clanging of the gongs of ambulances and patrol wagon's.
While down Pine street, gongs clanging, horses at a gallop, came three patrol wagons packed with police.
In the end, by their sheer weight, they choked the breath out of him, and then they carried him to the company police station, where he lay still until they had summoned a patrol wagon to take him away.
The subject of this contract is the long-term lease, from 48 to 72 months, of 13 vehicles, namely: - 1 unmarked sedan vehicle, - 2 unmarked station wagon vehicles, - 2 patrol wagon vehicles, - 8 short patrol type vehicles.
Russian police wrestled opposition leader Alexei Navalny into a patrol wagon on Sunday moments after he appeared at a rally to urge voters to boycott what he said would be a rigged presidential election in March, Reuters reported.
According to "A History of the Department of Police Service,'' the first "patrol wagon'' was purchased in 1885 for $400 from a company in Amesbury.
Having kept the offender under direct observation, the arresting officer called for a patrol wagon.
To remove him from the site of the altercation, the police called the patrol wagon. The patrol wagon was not equipped with a wheelchair lift or wheelchair restraints, which meant that Gorman had to be placed in the patrol wagon without the benefit of his wheelchair.
Dad!" I immediately ran to the wide-open front door, Our son where I was shocked by a cacophony of sounds and a blur of sights - the flashing lights of Arlington County Police cars, a patrol wagon, the crackling sounds of police radios, and seemingly dozens of policemen in my front yard and on the road.
Carry your mouthful to the edge of the walk and carefully deposit it on the stone paving or in the gutter, or a policeman may grab you by the collar and ring for the patrol wagon.''
Tenders are invited for Delivery of 1 piece of the car in the police version marked for the purpose of PATROL WAGON
Toys for Tots Drive Shrewsbury Patrolman's Local 426 is holding "Fill the Wagon'' to fill a patrol wagon with new unwrapped toys, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.