law officer


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Noun1.law officer - an officer of the lawlaw officer - an officer of the law    
defender, guardian, protector, shielder - a person who cares for persons or property
attorney general - the chief law officer of a country or state
border patrolman - someone who patrols the borders of a country
constable - a lawman with less authority and jurisdiction than a sheriff
deputy, deputy sheriff - someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
flatfoot, patrolman - a policeman who patrols a given region
gaoler, jailer, jailor, prison guard, screw, turnkey - someone who guards prisoners
police lieutenant, lieutenant - an officer in a police force
marshal, marshall - a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
military policeman, MP - a member of the military police who polices soldiers and guards prisoners
narc, narcotics agent, nark - a lawman concerned with narcotics violations
police officer, policeman, officer - a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"
police sergeant, sergeant - a lawman with the rank of sergeant
sheriff - the principal law-enforcement officer in a county
solicitor general - a law officer appointed to assist an attorney general
Ranger, Texas Ranger - a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier
warden - the chief official in charge of a prison
warder - a person who works in a prison and is in charge of prisoners
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Announcing the operation, the Prime Minister said it was "entirely lawful" and confirmed that the Government's senior law officer, Attorney General Jeremy Wright, was consulted and "was clear there would be a clear legal basis for action in international law".
Know also: Police term Dr Asim innocent in investigation report The Rangers law officer also said that Dr Hussain has already confessed of providing shelter to terrorists before the joint investigation team (JIT).
At this stage, a federal law officer also submitted an afresh report regarding nationality of Altaf Hussain, in response to a previous court order.
SCOTLAND'S top law officer has been asked to investigate Jack McConnell's part in charges being dropped against two men who allegedly attacked a nurse in hospital.
A white law officer demonstrates to fellow officers how to swing a billy club at demonstrators.
They also serve as a reminder that every law officer every day runs a risk of becoming the victim of a sociopathic or deranged individual.
a law officer, leased an additional 6,768 square feet for a total of 21,415 square feet.
The downfall of Kendall Coffey - South Florida's top federal law officer - mirrors Demi Moore's latest film Striptease in which a politician becomes violent at a Florida strip club after swilling champagne.
Only a dramatic, violent abuse of a black person bears much risk for the law officer, and such incidents have declined markedly in the past decade.
SAN DIEGO -- Law Officer Magazine, published by Elsevier Public Safety, is proud to announce Panasonic Computer Solutions Company, manufacturer of Panasonic Toughbook([R]) mobile computers, as the 2007 recipient of the Gold Badge of Service Award.
The Rangers Law Officer told the ATC that Mohammad Imran, Waseem Ahmed, Muhammad Ibrahim and Asghar Yaqoob were involved in grave crimes including target killings, acts of extortion and possessing illegal weapons.
As proceedings started, ECP's law officer and a deputy attorney general appeared before the court.