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secret police

noun as in Secret Service

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While the Stasi, the secret police, denied the group the right to organize in public, these tenacious women and men coordinated house parties, steamboat cruises and birthday dinners.

Trying to escape the secret police at the time, her family moved to Botswana, Kenya, and Uganda before she, her sister, and mother arrived in England when she was 8 years old, leaving her dad behind.

The Islamic republic itself has released many of the shah’s records, including the files of his secret police.

Afraid the Korean secret police would not believe his kidnapping story, Shin settled in Hollywood.

Informers kept the NKVD secret police abreast of what those who defended him said in private conversation.

In June 1989, the head of the KGB in Leningrad issued a public statement condemning secret-police crimes committed under Stalin.

And neither he, nor his secret police squad or some lawyer from Detroit, get to change that unilaterally on a whim.

On June 3, the rebel leader announced he would execute Budik and another captive, a secret police colonel.

This secret police service is distinctly apart from the detective service.

This quid pro quo went on for some five minutes before I discovered that here the secret police service is called "the railway."

We knew of it at once—yes, we've even infiltrated the secret police—and decided to do something about it.

That will depend upon the efficiency of the Austrian Secret Police.

They established a regular office of secret police at the Prussian Embassy in London.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to secret police, such as: intelligence work, and political police.

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