flying squad

flying squad

noun
a trained, mobile group of police officers, business executives, labor officials, or the like, capable of performing specialized tasks whenever or wherever sent, often for use in emergencies.

Origin:
1925–30

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flying squad
 
n
a small group of police, soldiers, etc, ready to move into action quickly

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