air police

noun
: an organized force in an air unit that exercises the function of police among air personnel and is responsible especially for the security of the base, for prisoners, and for road-traffic control — abbr. A.P.

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an organization of personnel in the U.S. Air Force or Air National Guard serving as police. Abbr.: AP, A.P.
[1940-45]

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