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A police patrol car.
- ‘Thus restrained, Callis was loaded into the back of a squad car and driven to the Culver City police station.’
- ‘Two police officers gave chase in a squad car after the driver of a Ford Sierra failed to stop when requested at around 11.30 am.’
- ‘Swearing and shouting, Cowley then lunged towards one of the officers and grabbed his stab-proof vest as he was trying to get back into the police squad car.’
- ‘Three youths from were arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning after they rammed a squad car injuring two local Gardaí.’
- ‘A Garda squad car patrolled the area and kept a watchful eye on the proceedings.’
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