police dog

noun

Definition of police dog

  1. 1 :  a dog trained to assist police (as in drug detection)

  2. 2 :  german shepherd

1836

First Known Use of police dog

1836


POLICE DOG Defined for English Language Learners

police dog

noun

Definition of police dog for English Language Learners

  • : a dog that is trained to help police find criminals and illegal drugs


POLICE DOG Defined for Kids

police dog

noun

Definition of police dog for Students

  1. :  a dog trained to help police


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