Recent Examples of plainclothes from the Web
The controversy over the relatively new policy was rekindled Thursday when an auto burglary suspect backed over a plainclothes San Francisco police officer and the suspect’s alleged accomplice near Alamo Square.
Uniformed and plainclothes officers will be patrolling behind the crowds to identify and arrest persons engaging in criminal activity.
After that conversation, plainclothes NOPD officers set up surveillance to keep watch over the apartment.
The case has prompted the disbanding of the elite gun unit as well as other plainclothes units throughout the Baltimore Police Department.
Last year, police in Tehran announced plans to deploy 7,000 male and female officers for a new plainclothes division - the largest such undercover assignment in memory - to monitor public morality and enforce the dress code.
The plainclothes officer then approached the SUV and that’s when the shooting occurred.
This year, concrete blocks, surveillance cameras and plainclothes police officers also will be part of the scene, a year after a deadly attack here.
Police canine teams and units with heavy weapons as well as plainclothes officers will provide extra protection around Penn Station and Grand Central Terminal.
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