police car

noun

: a car used by police officers

Examples of police car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He was eventually freed when the original police car returned. CBS News, 29 Mar. 2024 The officer instructed me to come sit in his police car with him, while his partner continued to interview Max back at our car. Paul Tough, New York Times, 17 Mar. 2024 The police car sped up to 90 mph but still trailed 300 yards behind the Jeep. Glenn E. Rice, Kansas City Star, 25 Jan. 2024 Fans poured out of bars lining Front Street to cheer Seavey, whose team was escorted by a police car with flashing lights. CBS News, 12 Mar. 2024 The revelations began with the case of Dexter Wade, who was struck and killed by a police car in Jackson, Mississippi, and buried in a pauper’s grave last year without anyone telling his mother, and continued with the cases of Marrio Moore and Jonathan David Hankins. Jon Schuppe, NBC News, 22 Feb. 2024 The theft happened despite an unoccupied marked police car being parked outside, authorities said. Harry Harris, The Mercury News, 8 Feb. 2024 Police then arrested the mother, and placed the child in a warm police car. Sarah Al-Arshani, USA TODAY, 29 Jan. 2024 So was the police car on the corner and the candlelit memorial at the playground entrance. Dodai Stewart, New York Times, 15 Feb. 2024

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“Police car.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/police%20car. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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