security police


noun

a police force responsible for maintaining order at a specific locale or under specific circumstances, as at an airport or factory.
a police force concerned with detecting and preventing enemy espionage.

Nearby words

  1. security analyst,
  2. security blanket,
  3. security council,
  4. security guard,
  5. security of tenure,
  6. security risk,
  7. security thread,
  8. securocrat,
  9. secy,
  10. sec−1

Origin of security police

First recorded in 1915–20

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