police reporter


Definition of police reporter

: a reporter regularly assigned to cover police news (such as crimes and arrests)

Examples of police reporter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His father was a police reporter for the Standard News Association, which served New York City papers, and later for The New York Herald Tribune. New York Times, 29 Dec. 2020 Two weeks later, the tortured and decapitated body of Notiver’s police reporter was discovered. Washington Post, 6 Dec. 2020 Allem worked as a night police reporter for a newspaper and a film courier for space launch photographers at Cape Canaveral, and also began volunteering in political campaigns. Washington Post, 24 Nov. 2020 Before joining the News as a police reporter in 1966, Clements was a San Antonio police officer. John Maccormack, ExpressNews.com, 20 Apr. 2020 Dedera began working for the Republic as an obituary writer, night police reporter and general assignment reporter in 1951 and was named a features columnist two years later. John D'anna, azcentral, 3 Mar. 2020 The subpoena sought internet service provider addresses, emails and other information affiliated with the Twitter account of Tina Moore, the chief police reporter for The Post. Ali Watkins, New York Times, 14 Feb. 2020 In this episode, Baltimore Sun police reporter Jessica Anderson joins Newsroom Edition host Pamela Wood to retrace her reporting and research into the suspect’s past. baltimoresun.com, 19 July 2019 Mina Karamitrou, a police reporter for CNN’s Greek edition, was the target of a makeshift explosive device detonated under her car in May 2019. Wired Staff, WIRED, 3 June 2019

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First Known Use of police reporter

1813, in the meaning defined above

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“Police reporter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/police%20reporter. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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