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all-points bulletin

[awl-points] /ˈɔlˌpɔɪnts/
noun
1.
a broadcast alert from one police station to all others in an area, state, etc., as with instructions to arrest a particular suspect or suspects.
Abbreviation: APB.
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British Dictionary definitions for all-points bulletin

all-points bulletin

noun
1.
(in the US) an alert broadcast to all police officers within an area, instructing the arrest of a suspect
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noun

a radio message sent to all of a police force within an area, esp. when seeking a suspected criminal; abbr. APB

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