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Law officer   /lɔ ˈɔfəsər/   Listen
Law officer

An officer of the law.  Synonyms: lawman, peace officer.

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"Law officer" Quotes from Famous Books

... Attorney-General of wishing to prosecute me for the purpose of having me punished; I believe he is above any paltry consideration of that sort—but, gentlemen, all men are influenced by one motive or another, and the Attorney-General, though he is the first law officer of the Crown in Ireland, is human like ourselves; he is not above all human frailty, but like other men, doubtless, likes office, and likes the emolument which office brings. But, gentlemen of the jury, it will be your fault if you make your shoulders the stepping-stone for the Attorney-General ...
— The Dock and the Scaffold • Unknown

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