book (booking)

Definition of "book (booking)"
  1. The process followed by police upon arresting an individual, involving collection of personal details, fingerprints, and photographs
How to use "book (booking)" in a sentence
  1. After being arrested for shoplifting, John was immediately taken to the station to be booked.
  2. The accusing officer finished booking the suspect around midnight.
  3. During booking, Anna's fingerprints and mug shot were taken at the police station.

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