One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A police officer responsible for managing the use of firearms by a police department.
2A police officer responsible for enforcing laws relating to firearms.
3British a police officer who is trained and authorized to carry and use a firearm (frequently with modifying word, especially as "authorized firearms officer").
1950s; earliest use found in The Washington Post.
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