all-points bulletin

all-points bulletin

[awl-points]
noun
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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all-points bulletin
 
n
(in the US) an alert broadcast to all police officers within an area, instructing the arrest of a suspect

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Main Entry:  all-points bulletin
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  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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