peace officer


peace officer
peace officer n: a civil officer (as a police officer) whose duty it is to preserve the public peace

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

peace officer
I noun arm of the law, civil officer, constable, custodian of the law, detective, guard, guardian of the peace, law enforcement agent, law officer, member of the police force, officer, officer of the law, patrolman, police, police constable, police officer, policeman, policewoman, protector, security officer, sheriff II index marshal

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006