noun, plural po·lice·men.
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usage note for policeman
OTHER WORDS FROM policemanpo·lice·man·like, adjective
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Bauer told the FBI he “believed that the policeman was acting out of fear,” according to an affidavit filed in federal court in the District.Two rioters claim Capitol officer told them, ‘It’s your house now,’ FBI says|Rachel Weiner|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Solís was arrested a few days after insulting a policeman in a Facebook broadcast.
There is no official or independent version that explains the reasons why the policeman entered Solís’ house.
Even before the shootings, New York policeman were telling the Mayor not to attend their funerals.
Police say Myers charged at the policeman, they wrestled, and then he shot at least three bullets before his gun jammed.
Outside, a lone traffic policeman directs a steady stream of motorbikes.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our Pashto interpreter explained how he had pretended to be a Pakistani policeman when interested crowds approached the compound.
The policeman then commandeers the dashcammed car and orders the driver to chase down the perp.
"Here's my authority, yuh blasted runt," he yelled, and jerked his six-shooter to a level with the policeman's breast.
"I call you," the policeman said, and stripping the saddle and bridle from his sweaty horse, turned him loose to graze.
The climax was reached when a most offensive policeman in a dictatorial manner ordered me to 'Move on.'The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The tall policeman was an artist at the work; but it nearly brought him to a tragic end, as I will relate.
Even the policeman who is paid to direct you, replies to your inquiry with the shortest and gruffest monosyllable that will do.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley