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incident room Line breaks: in¦ci|dent room

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Definition of incident room in English:


A centre set up by the police to coordinate operations connected with a particular crime, accident, or other incident.
Example sentences
  • The incident room at Richmond Police Station has 30 detectives and other officers working full-time on the case.
  • A team of 40 officers are working from an incident room at Mexborough police station.
  • Police set up an incident room at Ecclesfield police station as soon as they were alerted to the abduction.
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