squad room

noun

Definition of squad room 

1 : a room in a barracks used to billet soldiers

2 : a room in a police station where members of the force assemble

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Adding to Shea’s throwback vibe is the world-weary rasp in his voice, a product of his blue-collar Queens roots and a thousand late nights in squad rooms. Chris Smith, Daily Intelligencer, "The Controversial Crime-Fighting Program That Changed Big-City Policing Forever," 2 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of squad room

1943, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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