Definitions for "Paramilitary"
forces that work along side of, or in place of, regular military forces. Often they do not have any official sanction and act in secret. Some of the citizens' militias that have recently sprung up in the U.S. are paramilitary organizations.
a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)
of or relating to a group of civilians organized to function like (or in aid of) a military unit