Police uniforms, vehicles and equipment - synonyms or related words
British a large dog with thick brown and black fur, used for helping the police and for guarding buildings
Black Maria noun
Britishinformal old-fashioned a vehicle used by the police for carrying prisoners
a piece of equipment used by the police for checking how much alcohol a driver has drunk. The driver blows into a special bag that measures the amount of alcohol in their breath.
a symbol in the shape of an upside-down ‘V’ that soldiers, police officers etc wear on their sleeve to show their rank
Americaninformal a police car
CS gas noun
a gas used by the police for controlling crowds of people. It hurts your eyes and makes it difficult for you to breathe.
a type of dog kept as a pet, for guarding buildings, or sometimes trained to be a police dog. Dobermanns are large and thin with black or dark brown hair.
laser gun noun
a piece of equipment used by police officers that uses laser light to find out how fast a vehicle is travelling
Indian English a long stick used as a weapon by the police in India
panda car noun
Britishinformal old-fashioned a small police car used in local areas
pepper spray noun
a liquid substance that causes severe pain when it touches the eyes, and is sometimes used by the police in the US
worn or used by police to protect themselves during a riot
riot shield noun
a hard flat object carried by police officers to protect themselves during riots
stab vest noun
a jacket without sleeves that is made from a material that cannot easily be cut and that is worn by police in order to protect them from knife attacks to the upper body
legal a document written by a judge that gives the police permission to do something, for example to arrest someone or to search a house