police station


Definition of police station

: the headquarters of the police for a locality

Examples of police station in a Sentence

They brought him down to the police station for questioning.
Recent Examples on the Web Fraud: West 130th Street A resident went to the police station at 8 a.m. Feb. 17 to report a fraudulent $445 wire transaction on his bank account. cleveland, "Police follow footprints, nab trespasser: Middleburg Heights Police Blotter," 19 Feb. 2020 Singh even detoured to a police station to help convince his passenger not to withdraw her money. Christina Zdanowicz, CNN, "A taxi driver saved an elderly woman from being scammed out of $25,000," 16 Feb. 2020 Despite Fang’s response that his temperature was normal and a request for the men to show their search warrants, the men broke into his flat and took him to a police station. Jane Li, Quartz, "Another citizen journalist covering the coronavirus has gone missing in Wuhan," 12 Feb. 2020 Then the town clerk certifies the vote and sends it to the police station. Christopher Donato, ABC News, "Meet the voters who will cast the 1st NH primary ballots of 2020," 10 Feb. 2020 Investigators then took Karrie to a police station. Erin Moriarty, CBS News, ""I had to choose": Did a father brainwash his daughter to help plan her mother's murder?," 8 Feb. 2020 After a cursory search of Reynolds at the scene, the officers took her to a police station. Uriel J. Garcia, azcentral, "Phoenix to pay $1.6M to a woman police body-cavity searched without a warrant," 18 Dec. 2019 Sokolov was hospitalized Saturday for hypothermia but was taken to a police station Sunday for questioning. USA TODAY, "Prominent Russian professor detained after severed arms found in backpack," 10 Nov. 2019 Chavez was training a recruit officer on June 6, 2019, when the two picked up the woman, who was arrested by other officers on a warrant, and drove her to a police station. Elise Schmelzer, The Denver Post, "Denver police corporal suspended for making suggestive comments toward arrestee then asking arrestee’s daughter on date," 4 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of police station

1820, in the meaning defined above

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23 Feb 2020

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“Police station.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/police%20station. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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: a place where local police officers work

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