squad car


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squad car

n.
An automobile equipped for use by police on patrol. Also called cruiser, patrol car, prowl car.

squad′ car`


n.
a police automobile equipped with a radiotelephone for communicating with police headquarters. Also called patrol car, police car, prowl car.
[1930–35, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.squad car - a car in which policemen cruise the streetssquad car - a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
panda car - a police cruiser
Translations
سَيّارَة شُرطه
policejní auto
patruljevogn
rendőrautó
policajné vozidlo
policijski avtomobil
ekip arabası

squad car

n (US) → Streifenwagen m

squad car

n (Brit) (Police) → automobile f della polizia

squad

(skwod) noun
1. a small group of soldiers drilled or working together. The men were divided into squads to perform different duties.
2. a group of people, especially a working-party. a squad of workmen.
ˈsquad car noun
a police car.
References in periodicals archive ?
"After the defendant passed the standard field sobriety tests, he was ordered to sit in a squad car and not free to leave.
The New York Police Department (NYPD) is so concerned it launched an investigation into a bodycam video that allegedly shows a female Brooklyn cop giving midnight oral sex to her boss (a Sergeant) inside a squad car while on the job.
Eric Koty, a deputy in the DuPage County Sheriff's Department, requested a different model of squad car. Notes from Koty's physician indicated Koty should be given a squad car with more legroom, "like an SUV," to accommodate a hip condition.
We were in desperate need for a reliable squad car to continue providing services the community needs.
Police officer smoked cannabis in squad car while hunting for missing person 3.
He also fired on officers who drove up to confront him, riddling at least one squad car with bullets but not actually hitting anyone.
The vehicle did a U-turn before ramming the squad car three times.
e North Wales Police squad car was responding to an incident when it collided with the grey BMW on Llinegr Hill in Ffynnongroyw, Holywell.
POLICE officers and a civilian motorist emerged without injury when a squad car collided with another vehicle before becoming embedded in a wall.
On Monday afternoon, Cliff Flesch and Dan Maxwell were doing one of their regular four-hour shifts on the Squad Car Maintenance Team in the chilly parking area under the police station on Country Club Road.
TWO police forces went to war with each other this week over an illegally parked squad car.
It is impossible to second-guess what difference the early or late arrival, by a matter of one or two minutes, of a squad car would make to a crime, 999 times out of 1,000 it won't be a murder, so why don't young policemen put their adrenaline on hold until they get out of their cars and assess what's going on?