squad car

noun
an automobile used by police officers, equipped with a radiotelephone for communicating with police headquarters.
Also called cruise car, patrol car, police car.


Origin:
1930–35, Americanism

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Example sentences
When a police squad car came, they panicked and fled.
Through the bare woods, you can glimpse a whitewashed brick house with blue
  shutters, and an attending squad car.
He drove around in a squad car, responded to emergencies, and broke up a fair
  number of brawls.
Plumb never walked toward the restaurant until after she left in the squad car.
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