Two LAPD patrol officers, who were in the area at the time, assisted Lalezary with detaining him.
Still, those who recognized him during the patrol—and even the student who grew angry at the sight of him—knew who he was.
Next to her is Ken, a 43-year-old who drove from Delaware to participate in his first patrol.
Typhoon fighter jets will patrol the skies, and Puma helicopters will be at the ready with airborne snipers.
Four SUVs blocked the entrance to the lot, and a patrol car started diverting traffic.
We must turn back and try to outflank them and join the rest of the patrol.
Scarcely a night went by without its patrol or ambulance case.
(p. 191) On the Carso only an artillery duel and patrol action occurred.
The men in the canoe were surely keen of eye, and they must be a patrol.
So fast were they carried down that many of the patrol wagons held five and more bodies when they were driven away.
1660s, "action of going the rounds" (of a military camp, etc.), from French patrouille "a night watch" (1530s), from patrouiller "go the rounds to watch or guard," originally "tramp through the mud," probably soldiers' slang, from Old French patouiller "paddle in water," probably from pate "paw, foot" (see patten). Compare paddlefoot, World War II U.S. Army slang for "infantry soldier." Meaning "those who go on a patrol" is from 1660s. Sense of "detachment of soldiers sent out to scout the countryside, the enemy, etc." is attested from 1702.
1690s, from patrol (n.) and in part from French patrouiller. Related: Patrolled; patrolling.