(often initial capital letters) members of an organization in the U.S. Navy having police duties similar to those performed by military police. Abbreviation: SP
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Origin of shore patrol
First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for shore patrol
US a naval unit serving the same function as the military police
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