foot patrol


: a group that patrols an area by walking

Examples of foot patrol in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The police department has also assigned a foot patrol officer at Cain Park, which could be expanded to Denison. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, 18 July 2023 His first assignment after graduating from the police academy was to do foot patrol in uniform in one of the busiest shopping centers in town. Mark Braboy, Harper's BAZAAR, 19 Apr. 2023 In February, city officials announced a new police foot patrol team would start walking business corridors on weekdays to address public safety concerns. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 30 Mar. 2023

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“Foot patrol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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