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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 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.
a piece of equipment used by police officers that uses laser light to find out how fast a vehicle is travelling
a hard flat object carried by police officers to protect themselves during riots
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other ridersBuzzWord Article
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