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The Police (The Squeakers) in Here Be Monsters! An Adventure Involving Magic, Trolls, and Other Creatures; The Ratbridge Chronicles Volume 1

By Alan Snow

The Police (The Squeakers)

The police in Ratbridge have two names, one official and one unofficial. Officially, they're known as the Ratbridge Irregular Police Force ("Irregular," we're guessing, because they don't patrol the town day in and day out). Their nickname is the "Squeakers," though, since their bicycles have weirdly-shaped wheels that make for a painfully bumpy ride.