Definition of vice squad in English:

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vice squad

Pronunciation: /ˈvʌɪsskwɒd/


A department or division of a police force that enforces laws against prostitution, drug abuse, illegal gambling, etc.
Example sentences
  • To facilitate the fieldwork, I spent a year attached to the police vice squad responsible for policing street prostitution offences.
  • In her third case, Tennison joined the vice squad to fight child exploitation, gay prostitution, and police corruption.
  • I visited the chief of police in charge of the Amsterdam vice squad, as we would call it.
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