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Synonyms for patrol

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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Making his fast behind mine I started my engine, and skimming over the edge of the roof I dove down into the streets of the city far below the plane usually occupied by the air patrol.
As we neared the high tower a patrol shot down from above, throwing its piercing searchlight full upon my craft, and a voice roared out a command to halt, following with a shot as I paid no attention to his hail.
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.
Then he had another ride in the patrol wagon, along with the drunken wife-beater and the maniac, several "plain drunks" and "saloon fighters," a burglar, and two men who had been arrested for stealing meat from the packing houses.
They took him to a room where other prisoners were waiting and here he stayed until court adjourned, when he had another long and bitterly cold ride in a patrol wagon to the county jail, which is on the north side of the city, and nine or ten miles from the stockyards.
From its deck keen eyes watched the far-fanning searchlight of the patrol boat.
So sure was she of her woodcraft, however, that she continued on in the direction she thought west until she had covered sufficient distance to warrant her in feeling assured that, by now turning south, she could pass safely in rear of the British patrol.
A sudden draft must have closed the door, or perhaps it was the duty of the patrol to see to such things.
D'Arnot's ship had been cruising along the coast, on patrol duty, when at the lieutenant's suggestion they had anchored off the little landlocked harbor to have another look at the cabin and the jungle in which many of the officers and men had taken part in exciting adventures two years before.
To protect the fish from this motley floating population many wise laws have been passed, and there is a fish patrol to see that these laws are enforced.
Fitzsimmons, with whom I had sailed on the Fish Patrol, had been stabbed in the lung through the back and had died a lingering death complicated with tuberculosis.
Our ships of peace patrol thirty and one hundred seventy-five.
Joseph Donahue, assigned only last night to special patrol duty in the Eleventh Ward, at midnight was shot through the brain and instantly killed.
While down Pine street, gongs clanging, horses at a gallop, came three patrol wagons packed with police.