Officer and Patrolman


Officer noun - A member of a force charged with law enforcement at the local level.
Usage example: if you are ever lost, find the nearest officer and ask for help
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Synonyms for Officer

Patrolman is a synonym for officer in policeman topic. In some cases you can use "Patrolman" instead a noun "Officer", when it comes to topics like law, police officer. popular alternative

Nearby Words: official, office, officered, officering


Patrolman noun - A policeman who patrols a given region.
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Synonyms for Patrolman

Officer is a synonym for patrolman in policeman topic. You can use "Officer" instead a noun "Patrolman", if it concerns topics such as law, police officer. popular alternative

Both words in one sentence

  • Last Request Customs officer who granted his wish to be a police officer by having a custom-tailored police uniform made for him, giving him a ride in a police helicopter, and arranging for him to be sworn in as an honorary Department of Public Safety patrolman.
    Source: Last Request
  • Series / Trailer Park Boys This implies that the 3 main characters are pushing 50 years of age, and George Green has been a police officer for over 30 years and he's still just a patrolman.
  • In The Sugarland Express, Officer Kenneth Crone, the patrolman whose kidnapping loosely inspired the film, appears as a deputy.
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Patrolman or Officer. 2016. Accessed October 04, 2022.
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