patrolman


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pa·trol·man

 (pə-trōl′mən)
n.
1. A policeman who patrols or polices an assigned area.
2. One who patrols an assigned area.

patrolman

(pəˈtrəʊlmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Law) chiefly US a man, esp a policeman, who patrols a certain area
2. Brit a man employed to patrol an area to help motorists in difficulty

pa•trol•man

(pəˈtroʊl mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a police officer who is assigned to patrol a specific route or area.
2. a person who patrols.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.patrolman - a policeman who patrols a given regionpatrolman - a policeman who patrols a given region
law officer, lawman, peace officer - an officer of the law

patrolman

noun
A member of a law-enforcement agency:
Informal: cop, law.
Slang: bull, copper, flatfoot, fuzz, gendarme, heat, man (often uppercase).
Chiefly British: bobby, constable, peeler.
Translations
patrulheiro

patrolman

[pəˈtrəʊlmən] N (patrolmen (pl))
1. (US) → guardia m, policía m
2. (Aut) mecánico del servicio de ayuda en carretera

patrolman

[pəˈtrəʊlmən] n (US)agent m de policepatrol wagon n (US)fourgon m cellulaire

patrolman

[pəˈtrəʊlmən] n (-men (pl))
a. (Am) → agente m di polizia
b. (Aut) → membro del personale del soccorso stradale
References in classic literature ?
Exciting times are the lot of the fish patrol: in its history more than one dead patrolman has marked defeat, and more often dead fishermen across their illegal nets have marked success.
When I was a youngster of sixteen, a good sloop-sailor and all- round bay-waterman, my sloop, the Reindeer, was chartered by the Fish Commission, and I became for the time being a deputy patrolman. After a deal of work among the Greek fishermen of the Upper Bay and rivers, where knives flashed at the beginning of trouble and men permitted themselves to be made prisoners only after a revolver was thrust in their faces, we hailed with delight an expedition to the Lower Bay against the Chinese shrimp-catchers.
They're warning the others," said George, the remaining patrolman, as he stood beside me in the cockpit.
"Make it four," he suggested, "and I'll take Bill with me." (Bill was the third patrolman.) "We haven't elbow room here, and in case of a scuffle one white to every two of them will be just about the right proportion."
I had longer spells ashore, between fooling with salmon fishing and making raids up and down bay and rivers as a deputy fish patrolman, and I drank more and learned more about drinking.
Introduced in 1954 in response to law enforcement requests for a less-expensive .357 Magnum, the Model 28 was originally called the "Highway Patrolman," and it featured a practical satin finish and bead-blasted topstrap rather than the high-polished gloss-blue finish and checkered topstrap of its refined twin, the Model 27.
According to one patrolman, who requested his identity was not revealed, hunters are allowed to sport 500 metres away from residential areas.
"You're such a good boy, Duke," the 30th Security Forces Squadron conservation law enforcement patrolman told the horse before she heard a loud snort behind her.
North Charleston mayor Keith Summey announced the charges saying City Patrolman Michael Slager made "a bad decision".
If you were a member of the RAC and you displayed a blue and silver badge on your cars attached to the grille or even for some a 'Badge Bar' the RAC patrolman would always give you a military-style salute, without fail, as he passed by.
Jaco he Galactic Patrolman is a black-and-white manga (Japanese graphic novel) prequel to Akira Toriyama's fantastically popular "Dragon Ball" and "Dragon Ball Z" sagas.
Where an arbitrator reinstated a patrolman who had obstructed justice, a Superior Court judge did not err in finding that the public policy violation met the standard required to reverse the arbitrator's award.