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synonyms for constable

  • detective
  • patrolman
  • policeman
  • policewoman
  • bluecoat
  • bobby
  • cop
  • flatfoot
  • officer
  • patrolwoman
  • peace officer
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So you either come with a degree as a constable, or if you join the police now, you get a degree through that service, where you have to demonstrate a certain amount of competencies, both practically and theoretically.
WHAT ARE THE POLICE FOR, ANYWAY? (EP. 476)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 23, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Warehouse workers closed their doors to constables who sought to remove tenants’ furniture after evictions, and plumbers restored tenants’ water when landlords shut it off.
THE SUPREME COURT ENDED THE EVICTION BAN BUT NOT THE FIGHT AGAINST EVICTIONSMAIA SILBERSEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Here, a police constable can declare a person is a suspected foreigner based on tips from their neighbors.
INDIA’S ANTI-IMMIGRANT CRACKDOWN HAS TORN APART FAMILIES AND LOCKED UP HUNDREDS. 1.9 MILLION PEOPLE FEAR THEY COULD BE NEXTNEHA THIRANI BAGRI/DALGAON, INDIASEPTEMBER 6, 2021TIME
The next day, Grendell suspended Page’s custody and sent his constable to the hospital to retrieve the child and hand him off to his father.
THE FAMILY COURT JUDGE WHO THREATENED A MOTHER WITH CONTEMPT OF COURT FOR GETTING HER CHILD A COVID-19 TESTBY MARSHALL ALLEN, PROPUBLICA, AND RACHEL DISSELL FOR PROPUBLICADECEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
Hannah Adams, an attorney with Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, said her organization has hundreds of clients, including Williams, who are “going to be subject to an immediate removal by the constable” when the moratorium expires.
THE CORONAVIRUS TOOK HER MOTHER. NOW THIS WOMAN, LIKE MILLIONS OF OTHERS, FEARS SHE’LL BE EVICTED.JOE DAVIDSONDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“Oh, perhaps you mean Tower Street” said the constable, with a patronising smile.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
The constable knew nothing of maiden ladies with a baby, but he directed him to Hope Cottage.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The disk of light disappeared, and the alert constable could be heard moving along the corridor to inspect the other offices.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The constable stared at the cadet for a moment and then his jaw dropped and likewise the club in his hand.
THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
The constable nodded profoundly, and said, that if that wasnt law, he should be glad to know what was.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONSTABLE

  • agent
  • bobby
  • constable
  • deputy
  • magistrate
  • marshall
  • sheriff
  • steward
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