Police Beat Meaning
(Australia, Queensland) A small police station, with a limited range of facilities, located in an officer's residence or in a shopping centre.
Example: Used other than as an idiom: see police,â€Ž beat.
Error: Invalid time., kangarooistan, â€œWho saw the USA economy crash coming and Afghan war being LOST long long long before the EXPERTSâ€, aus.politics, Usenet:
The Law Report 29 January 2008; Interview with Debbie Kilroy
[â€¦] She was brutalised inside the police beat station, where she was thrown to the ground, her face was rubbed in the ground, her jeans were stripped off her by prison officers, she was kicked, she was beaten.
2009, Peter N. Grabosky, Community Policing and Peacekeeping, page 73,
Community-based crime prevention strategies include Neighbourhood Watch, Safety House, Police Beat Shopfront Schemes, and Home Assist Services.