special police


special police
   police seconded from normal duties to control subversion and political disorder
   A London variant, the special patrol group, was a riot squad which sometimes used excessive violence and unauthorized weaponry. In underworld slang, as special fuzz:
    A hairy hitchhiking student had only recently complained to him that the special fuzz were becoming hard to pinpoint. (Price, 1971)

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