If the dream is of a police baton, then it can represent authority or male sexuality and our attitudes to them.
Dreams of the police symbolize protection, security, and that you are reinforcing your sense of justice and morality. This dream can also reflect your inner critic and that you releasing feelings of guilt for having done something wrong. See Critic and Judge.
Dreaming particularly of police can indicate a kind of social control and a protective element for us as members of society. Often a policeman will appear in dreams as one’s conscience. We may feel that our wilder, more renegade side needs controlling.
1. Control and authority; rules of conduct. 2. Feelings of safety and security. 3. Warning against unsafe behavior; misfortune (being caught by police). 4. Guilt, emotional or sexual repression.
1. Signal to contact someone. 2. Police may be investigating one. 3. Need to “wrap up” something.
(Arms) In a dream, a gun salesman is like a police officer and represents an oppressor in general. (Also see Gunsmith)
Illuminating gas in any form, seen or sroelled, foretells difficulties with the police authorities.