police boat


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Noun1.police boat - a boat used by harbor policepolice boat - a boat used by harbor police  
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
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As he was still trying some last hopeless tests he heard for the first time voices from farther up the river, and saw a police boat shoot up to the landing-stage, with constables and other important people, including the excited Paul.
He had signalized his arrival in London, some months ago, by going overboard from a police boat into the Thames to rescue a half-drunken lighterman, and when the Humane Society had voted him their medal, he had accepted it only on condition that the presentation was private and kept out of the papers.
Police boats are on patrol duty about us all the time, and it is as much as a sailor's liberty is worth to show himself in a red shirt.
The river, which had a certain amount of troubled yellow light in it, ran with great force; bulky barges floated down swiftly escorted by tugs; police boats shot past everything; the wind went with the current.
A NAKED British tourist was found walking down a coastal Sydney street after an early morning swim led to a search-and-rescue operation involving a helicopter and police boat.
Following the Tuesday night incident, a group of his colleagues on Wednesday held protests and burnt down a police boat used in the operation.
A marine police boat was launched to intercept it, at which the boat with the migrants on board changed direction and headed for Limnitis.
MMEA Southern Region deputy director of operations Captain (Maritime) Sanifah Yusof said the agency's patrol boat with assistance from a marine police boat were despatched to the SAR area to locate the victim.
Divers attached to a police boat took it in turns to scour the river near the Millennium Bridge but failed to find the missing man.
A spokesman of Dera Ghazi Khan Police told Radio Pakistan that during exercises the police boat was pulled in a water whirlpool due to which it capsized in river.

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