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patrol US English

A person or group of people sent to keep watch over an area, especially a detachment of guards or police

patrol US Thesaurus

an all-night patrol to protect the witness

foot patrol US English

An expedition to keep watch over an area by regularly walking around it, especially as conducted by soldiers or police

patrol car US English

A police car used used for patrolling the streets

surf patrol US English

A group of lifeguards monitoring swimmers' safety within a designated section of beach

border patrol US English

A patrol sent to keep watch over an area along a country’s border

patrol wagon US English

A police van for transporting prisoners

shark patrol US English

A patrol of a coastal area, by boat or aircraft, to check for sharks that could endanger swimmers or surfers

helicopter patrol US English

A group of military or police helicopters that keep watch over an area by regularly flying over it

Border Patrol in border patrol US English

An agency within the US Department of Homeland Security responsible for preventing the entry of illegal aliens as well as terrorists and their weapons into the United States