a dog trained to assist the police.
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Origin of police dog
First recorded in 1905–10
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Examples from the Web for police dog
For example, he can't bear dogs, because once a police-dog took him for an ordinary thief.Ditte: Girl Alive!|Martin Andersen Nexo
British Dictionary definitions for police dog
a dog, often a German shepherd dog, trained to help the police, as in tracking
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