One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘an officer of the county court’
representative, agent, deputy, messenger, envoy
2‘the officers of the society are under considerable pressure’
committee member, official, office-holder, office-bearer, board member, public servant, administrator, commissioner, executive, functionary, bureaucrat, dignitary
3‘all officers carry warrant cards’
police officer, policeman, policewoman, PC, WPC, officer of the law, detective, DC
North American roundsman, trooper, peace officer, lawman
informal cop, pig, woodentop
British informal copper, busy, bizzy, plod, rozzer, bobby
North American informal narc, gumshoe, bear, uniform
NZ Australian informal demon, walloper, John Hop
dated, informal tec, dick, flatfoot, flattie
archaic peeler, bluebottle, finger, bogey, runner
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