Talk:police box

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Is this mostly British, or only British? Did other countries have police boxes? If someone in the know could put a Usage Note down, I would appreciate it. --Stranger (SSL69 23:15, 24 August 2005 (UTC))

The police box existed in one form or another in many countries. See here for a picture of an American police box. However the "blue box" design appears to be British. -- Nick1nildram 02:27, 25 August 2005 (UTC)
Hardly measures up to the British - it's more like the drive-up telephones in the US today. Appreciated. --Stranger (SSL69 02:41, 25 August 2005 (UTC))
  • Police boxes are still common in Japan. — Hippietrail 19:33, 9 April 2007 (UTC)
    Police boxes are also still common in Thailand. Here many of them are located on highways at the outskirts of towns and cities. They are not mentioned in the English Wikipedia article and they don't seem to have their own Thai Wikipedia article. I'm writing this from the fourth or fifth one I've visited in Thailand. — 14:31, 11 November 2015 (UTC)