Definition of 'police officer'
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He must be the most disliked senior police officer in history. The Sun (2016)A resident said: 'The police officers who were chasing the car were distraught. The Sun (2016)Many police officers join the service with university degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Two police officers and a call handler are under investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Only one in ten senior police officers are female. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Just room to squeeze in mention of the overweight police officers who find gym work boring. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is a poor moment for any senior police officer to ask that scrutiny be turned back. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is all too easy to imagine the weary sighs of the police officers who were called to the field of cans. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We urgently need a new compact about how police officers deploy lawful force before those wrong answers become common sights on our streets. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They will be interviewed by specialist police officers to find out how they came to England. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Police Review does not shy away from criticism of police officers or forces if it is justified. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Their role is to observe and call for police officer assistance '. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is a senior police officer speaking, not some softie liberal. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The star was approached by passing police officers, who called for reinforcements. The Sun (2006)The failure of the initial investigation sparked international condemnation and led to the resignation or retirement of a number of senior police officers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When she telephoned the shop to check whether her husband was safe, police officers answered her call. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Last night leaders of rank and file police officers rejected his call for the police service to be exempt from health and safety laws. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Record numbers of police officers are being forced out of their job because of corruption, brutality and incompetence. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A chief constable appeared before a misconduct tribunal yesterday amid concern about the number of senior police officers under investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2012) The police officer questioned over the death of a news vendor during the G20 protests should not have been in the force. Times, Sunday Times (2009)One police officer said: 'The internet offers the opportunity for trafficking to be an organised crime. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He said: 'The police officers had no idea of her past. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When they've finished battling with negative forces, police officers need somewhere to relax and unwind. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That rises to 10 per cent of senior police officers and a whopping one fifth of MPs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When they tried this in California, use of force by police officers dropped by two thirds in a year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A spokesman said: 'The police officer gave him a heart massage which saved his life. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'police officer'
British English: police officer /pəˈliːs ˈɒfɪsə/ NOUN
A police officer is a member of the police force.
...a meeting of senior police officers.
- American English: police officer
- Arabic: شُرْطِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: policial
- Chinese: 警官
- Croatian: policajac
- Czech: policista
- Danish: politibetjent
- Dutch: politiebeambte
- European Spanish: agente de policía
- Finnish: poliisi
- French: gardien de la paix
- German: Polizist
- Greek: αστυνομικός
- Italian: agente di polizia
- Japanese: 警察官
- Korean: 경찰관
- Norwegian: politibetjent
- Polish: policjant
- European Portuguese: agente da polícia
- Romanian: ofițer de poliție
- Russian: полицейский
- Spanish: agente de policía
- Swedish: polis
- Thai: เจ้าหน้าที่ตำรวจ
- Turkish: polis görevlisi
- Ukrainian: офіцер поліції
- Vietnamese: viên cảnh sát
Definition of police officer from the Collins English Dictionary
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