noun, plural pa·trol·men.
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See, a hippie came through town, so Patrolman France arrested him.
“I shot him,” Michele Wanko, 42, reportedly told Parkside Police Patrolman Brian McNeill Jr.
I believe that the patrolman gave me two, and Captain Doughty received the third.Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Solomon trudged back, followed by the short civilian and patrolman who left their curious searching to follow Solomon's lead.Solomon's Orbit|William Carroll
Taking the plumed serpent drawing with them, Sergeant Gray and the patrolman left the office.Whispering Walls|Mildred A. Wirt
One young girl's fall was broken by a policeman's brawny arms—no other than Patrolman Chandler.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
Patrolman Willis got the squad ship competently over to the planet, a diameter out.A Matter of Importance|William Fitzgerald Jenkins