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To them, assuming the role of “global policeman” repeated the imperialist mistakes of Britain and France, both despised entities in the region.

In the 1950s, policemen across America punished men for dressing like women and even sent them to jail for this reason.

In many areas, the Taliban has called for policemen and other city workers to come back to their jobs.

From Time

Being a policeman also helped me as I know how to work within the system.

From Time

This policeman should have called the paramedics for a medical evaluation of George Floyd before trying to subdue him by force!

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Even before the shootings, New York policeman were telling the Mayor not to attend their funerals.

Police say Myers charged at the policeman, they wrestled, and then he shot at least three bullets before his gun jammed.

Outside, a lone traffic policeman directs a steady stream of motorbikes.

Our Pashto interpreter explained how he had pretended to be a Pakistani policeman when interested crowds approached the compound.

The policeman then commandeers the dashcammed car and orders the driver to chase down the perp.

"Here's my authority, yuh blasted runt," he yelled, and jerked his six-shooter to a level with the policeman's breast.

"I call you," the policeman said, and stripping the saddle and bridle from his sweaty horse, turned him loose to graze.

The climax was reached when a most offensive policeman in a dictatorial manner ordered me to 'Move on.'

The tall policeman was an artist at the work; but it nearly brought him to a tragic end, as I will relate.

Even the policeman who is paid to direct you, replies to your inquiry with the shortest and gruffest monosyllable that will do.

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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to policeman, such as: constable, detective, man, officer, patrolman, and patrolwoman.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.