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plain·clothes

or plain-clothes  (plān′klōz′, -klōthz′)
adj.
Wearing civilian clothes while on duty to avoid being identified as police or security: a plainclothes detective.
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Then she faced about and sat still while the Rubberneck auto stopped at the flash of the badge under the coat of the plainclothes man.
"You'll come with us, please," announced the plainclothes man.
He said patrolling should be carried out for safety of citizens and policemen be deployed in plainclothes to keep an eye on people.
He said patrolling should be carried out for safety of citizens and policemen should be deployed in plainclothes to keep an eye on people.
During the raid, the plainclothes police also arrested the son of the house owner for interrogation.
The officer dressed in plainclothes used a private car without security protocol to travel on the city roads.
A citizen, Abdul Aziz, who had arrived from Dubai was allegedly kidnapped from Karachi's Malir area and tortured by plainclothes in the metropolis.
Police officers confirmed they are considering trialling plainclothes patrols throughout the next month in a bid to tackle the problem in the Shortroods area of town.
BUNER: The residents of Chamla tehsil held a demonstration against raids by Nawagai police in plainclothes on houses in the area.
The Mini Slide (#086) is designed for plainclothes LE professionals preferring a tight riding holster without a thumb break.
Other groups were hurried away as plainclothes officers went shop to shop in the complex.
The reason for deploying the plainclothes officers is to clamp down on fare dodgers on Merseyrail services.