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police reporter

  1. a news reporter assigned to cover a police department for newsworthy events.
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Origin of police reporter

First recorded in 1825–35
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of police reporter

  • His berth as police-reporter meant a constantly active and unsettled existence.

    The Exploits of Juve

    Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain

  • I could feel everything to be just as it was—my experience as a police-reporter gave verisimilitude to the least detail.