During the manhunt, Boston turned into a police state with absolutely no resistance from the residents.
Saleh has allowed parliamentary elections, but the regime is a police state, just a weak one.
The tools used so far and those now in planning allow us to sketch the outlines of the Khamenei police state.
The police state system that propped up dictators from Algiers to Islamabad for decades was unsustainable.
A former Ebola patient calls the forcible isolation of returning health-care workers from West Africa a ‘police state approach.’
I don't think you can get absolute security without almost establishing a police state, and we don't want that.
Since this is a police state the only way to get them out is through violence.
You expect a responsible government to be in control after the removal of the police state.
During the time of readjustment after Joseph Stalin's death in 1953, Bulgaria's police state period gradually came to a close.
He had been prepared for a police state, tight security controls, a repressed populace, and a growing air of unrest.
A nation whose rulers maintain order and obedience by the threat of police or military force; one with a brutal, arbitrary government.