police cruiser


: a car used by police officers

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Seconds later, the truck strikes the police cruiser and barrels through the area where the trooper was previously standing, before slamming head-on into another police vehicle that was recording the entire incident. Greg Norman, Fox News, 23 Mar. 2023 Later Clay sits handcuffed in the back of a police cruiser when the cops stop a mute, possibly somnambulant woman who has three vertical eye slits in her face. Ed Park, The New York Review of Books, 14 Mar. 2023 Eventually Edwards is loaded into the back of a police cruiser by officers who position her on her back and slide her into the backseat. Corin Cesaric, Peoplemag, 1 Mar. 2023 Edwards, 60, was pronounced dead in the hospital Feb. 6 after losing consciousness in a police cruiser, according to the Knoxville Sentinel. Brady Knox, Washington Examiner, 23 Feb. 2023 Crash comes after multi-injury NYPD crash last year Friday's crash comes after 10 people were injured in October when a police cruiser jumped a curb and struck several pedestrians in the Bronx. Claire Thornton, USA TODAY, 19 Feb. 2023

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“Police cruiser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/police%20cruiser. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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