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 Officials stationed drones atop the police station roof and deployed them to 911 call locations when appropriate. Caroline Petrow-Cohen, Los Angeles Times, 23 May 2024 Still, the initiative has not been without doubts, especially as ruthless Haitian gangs, threatening civil war, continue their run on police stations and critical infrastructures in Port-au-Prince like schools and hospitals. Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, 23 May 2024 The site of the shooting was near the Fourth District police station at 6001 Georgia Avenue NW. Stephen Sorace, Fox News, 20 May 2024 Bonnie sends a text to Renata, Madeline, Jane, and Celeste and all five show up outside of the police station. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 17 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for police station 

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Word History

First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of police station was in 1820

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“Police station.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/police%20station. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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