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A policeman or policewoman.
(Law) a member of a police force, esp a constable; policeman. Often (esp as form of address) shortened to: officer
a policeman or policewoman.
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|Noun||1.||police officer - a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"|
constabulary, police, police force, law - the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
bobby - an informal term for a British policeman
gendarme - a French policeman
inspector - a high ranking police officer
motorcycle cop, motorcycle policeman, speed cop - a policeman who rides a motorcycle (and who checks the speeds of motorists)
Mountie - colloquial term for a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
shoofly - an undercover police officer who investigates other policemen
traffic cop - a policeman who controls the flow of automobile traffic
trooper - a mounted policeman
noun cop (slang), officer, pig (offensive slang), bobby (informal), copper (slang), constable, plod (Brit. slang), peeler (Irish and obsolete Brit. slang), gendarme (slang), fuzz (slang), woodentop (slang), bizzy (informal), flatfoot (slang), rozzer (slang), policeman or policewoman a meeting of senior police officers
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