air police


Definition of air police 

: the military police of an air force

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Trudeau said in Riga, adding that Canadian fighter jets would continue to take part in NATO air policing mission in the Baltic countries. Lorne Cook, The Seattle Times, "EU official criticizes Trump over attitude toward allies," 10 July 2018 In advance of the Zapad exercises, NATO boosted the number of fighter jets conducting the air policing mission. Thomas Grove, WSJ, "Russia Kicks Off War Games Amid Western Worry," 14 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of air police

1927, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of air police was in 1927

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