[puh-lees-woo m-uh n]
- a female member of a police force or body.
Origin of policewoman
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Examples from the Web for policewoman
A policewoman was shot dead this morning while law enforcement searched for the Charlie Lebdo killers.France Mourns—and Hunts
Nico Hines, Christopher Dickey
January 8, 2015
One cell is suspected of killing 10 people since 2000, nine immigrants and a policewoman.Extending the German Ban on ‘Mein Kampf’ Does More Harm Than Good
January 29, 2012
"I was even with my husband one time when a policewoman gave me a warning about bad hijab," she says.Iran’s Hardline Fashion Police
June 24, 2011
He signed with her in October 1993, right after a fight against Texas policewoman Melinda Robinson in Miami.Bisexual Boxer Christy Martin's Attempted Murder
December 16, 2010
The Policewoman was armed with a warrant, railway vouchers and handcuffs.
Policewoman McLine is the only one that I could say that was definitely there.Warren Commission (12 of 26): Hearings Vol. XII (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The Policewoman reported that she was given every courtesy and assistance by both police and railway officials.
The prisoner was handed over to the Policewoman by the Policeman, and the Policewoman and her charge returned without trouble.
The prisoner expressed her relief and gratitude at being escorted by a Policewoman, and behaved well throughout the journey.