Definition of police officer in English:

police officer

noun

  • A policeman or policewoman.

    • ‘When police officers go to homes which have been burgled, they will take these packs with them.’
    • ‘The police officers on patrol saw the car weave at least five times across the centre of the road.’
    • ‘Three police officers were present at the arrest, and we have a statement from each of them.’
    • ‘I will work to prevent police officers from filling forms in every time they stop somebody.’
    • ‘Investigations are continuing and police officers are in talks with local schools.’
    • ‘He stated that he had not spoken to the police officers prior to the arrest of the Appellants.’
    • ‘The police officers are, if anything, a little bored when the first action occurs.’
    • ‘He was found unconscious in an armchair by police officers who had called at the couple's home.’
    • ‘We are looking to have a physical barrier, whether it is a fence or a ring of police officers has yet to be decided.’
    • ‘What is wrong with having a distinction between police staff and police officers?’
    • ‘He has been under effective house arrest for almost a year now, guarded by four police officers.’
    • ‘Her mother and two police officers were there, as she had been reported missing.’
    • ‘He was thwarted because the searching police officers had bolted the door from the inside.’
    • ‘Local police officers attended and gave away colouring books and crayons to children.’
    • ‘The police officers will also patrol the nearby villages of Steeton and Eastburn.’
    • ‘Certainly there was no discussion of any kind as to what action the police officers should take.’
    • ‘Something else is that police officers can get away with things which the public can't.’
    • ‘One of Bolton's top police officers has left the town to become head of the force in Bury.’
    • ‘A man identified by four police officers as the Appellant opened the door and invited her in.’
    • ‘Nationwide, complaints about police officers rose for the first time in four years.’
    policeman, policewoman, officer of the law, law enforcement agent, law enforcement officer, officer
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Pronunciation

police officer