police station

noun
police headquarters for a particular district, from which police officers are dispatched and to which persons under arrest are brought.
Also called station house.


Origin:
1840–50

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police station
 
n
the office or headquarters of the police force of a district

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Example sentences
The police station is a few yards away, but the officers on patrol show no
  interest in the line of customers.
On the other hand, the pressures that can be brought to bear in a police
  station are much stronger than those in a lab.
The police station lodging-house, where the soft side of a plank is the
  regulation couch, is next in order.
Well, they took him to that police station-that is here-with a suitable escort.
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