vice squad

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vice squad

 (vīs)
n.
A police division charged with enforcement of laws dealing with various forms of vice, such as gambling and prostitution.

vice squad

n
(Law) a police division to which is assigned the enforcement of gaming and prostitution laws

vice′ squad`

(vaɪs)
n.
a police squad charged with enforcing laws dealing with gambling, prostitution, narcotics, etc.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vice squad - a police group to enforce laws against gambling and prostitution
police squad, squad - a small squad of policemen trained to deal with a particular kind of crime
Translations

vice squad

nSittenpolizei f, → Sittendezernat nt, → Sitte f (sl)

vice squad

n(squadra del) buon costume f
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As she sees how various vice squads are tackling the problem, what she hopes to accomplish with a TV programme that she can't as an MP isn't clear.
Operation Aurora was co-ordinated by the West Midland and West Mercia vice squads