patrol


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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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Without haste the nearest air patrol swung sluggishly about and approached the stranger.
He had landed at the latter city because the air patrol is less suspicious and alert than that above the larger metropolis where lies the palace of the jeddak.
The beautiful beaches of Points Pedro and Pablo, where are the shrimp-catchers' villages, are made fearful by the stench from myriads of decaying fish, and against this wasteful destruction it has ever been the duty of the fish patrol to act.
The whole situation, in all its bearings, was focussed sharply before me--the shame of losing the prisoners, the worthlessness and cowardice of George, the meeting with Le Grant and the other patrol men and the lame explanation; and then there was the fight I had fought so hard, victory wrenched from me just as I thought I had it within my grasp.
As for George, it was his last trip with the fish patrol.
Even when I took command, she was fit only for the junk pile; but the world-old parsimony of government retained her in active service, and sent two hundred men to sea in her, with myself, a mere boy, in command of her, to patrol thirty from Iceland to the Azores.
From the street came a loud hum of voices, punctuated by shouts and commands, and from time to time there was a clanging of the gongs of ambulances and patrol wagon's.
The police and the automobile patrols went by, and once half a dozen fire-engines, returning evidently from some conflagration.
Often we were halted by the police and patrols, but our passwords enabled us to proceed.
A patrol is a detachment sent out by a larger unit to conduct a specific mission.
Sometimes they ride on trains and catch fare violators; other times they patrol grade crossings.
The operation called for each patrol boat to be loaded into a cradle, lifted to the deck of the ship and secured for transit.
to assess how the increasingly active presence of Border Patrol agents has affected the lives of the city's 15,000 residents--an estimated 93 percent of whom are Latino.
9) In 2000, the Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted 58 sobriety checkpoints and arrested 323 drivers for DUI.