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police

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on patrol

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to maintain or keep in order with or as if with police

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a detachment used for security or reconnaissance

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the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes

a group that goes through a region at regular intervals for the purpose of security

maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol

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Wherefore, it was necessary to organize gangs of life-savers, who patrolled the streets to pick up drunken men from where they fell in the snow and where an hour's sleep would be fatal.
Seventy-five thousand vessels patrolled the coasts.
I had the pleasure of being laughed at in the Inspector's private office, although I went away with the assurance that they would look into it and that the vicinity of Polk and Clermont would be doubly patrolled on the night mentioned.
Occasional light airs were felt, however, and Wolf Larsen patrolled the poop constantly, his eyes ever searching the sea to the north-eastward, from which direction the great trade-wind must blow.
One night three troops of our squadron were ordered to a certain point whither they had patrolled the previous week; but our own particular troop was to stay behind, and in charge of no other than the villanous corporal, both our officer and sergeant having gone into hospital with enteric.
In Southwark, no fewer than three thousand of the inhabitants formed themselves into a watch, and patrolled the streets every hour.