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patrol car

Origin of patrol car
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There were three injuries reported, including two police officers who were in the patrol car when its windows shattered.
  • Police arrested, handcuffed, and placed her in a patrol car.
  • His first memories are of riding in a patrol car with his father, the town sheriff.
  • During both incidents the troopers were out of their patrol car and were not injured.
  • The other vehicle failed to yield the right of way to his patrol car.
  • The vehicle was painted patrol colors, is equipped with emergency lights, and resembles a miniature patrol car.
  • The patrol car then burst into flames, trapping both officers inside.
  • When the pickup truck drove past the patrol car, the troopers began to follow the truck.
  • As the officer retreated toward his patrol car, the suspect fired a shot at the officer.
  • He swerved his patrol car left to avoid hitting the other car and his patrol car sideswiped a second oncoming vehicle.
British Dictionary definitions for patrol car

patrol car

a police car with a radio telephone used for patrolling streets and motorways See also panda car
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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