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synonyms for sheriff

  • constable
  • marshal
  • officer
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On Friday, the sheriff of Manatee County on the state’s western coast, announced the arrest of a 62-year-old widower who had requested a mail ballot for his deceased wife.
A MAN CAUGHT COMMITTING BALLOT FRAUD IN FLORIDA PROVES MAIL VOTING IS SECUREDANIEL BENTLEYOCTOBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
Challenged by the president on “law enforcement” support, for example, he didn't mention his endorsements from hundreds of sheriffs.
THE TRAILER: WHAT HAPPENED IN CLEVELANDDAVID WEIGELSEPTEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Union officials, real estate agents, Chamber of Commerce members, the county sheriff, the district attorney and even the county school superintendent spoke about how vital oil revenues are to the area.
OIL COMPANIES ARE PROFITING FROM ILLEGAL SPILLS. AND CALIFORNIA LETS THEM.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUN, AND LYLLA YOUNES, PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
“Apple is a sheriff who sometimes makes unfair interpretations of the guidelines for its own benefit,” Hirabayashi said.
APPLE’S APP STORE DRAWS SCRUTINY IN YET ANOTHER COUNTRYVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
For example, a sheriff in Washington state told a cheering crowd that he would not enforce the state’s mask mandate.
IN THE TIME OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, WHAT SHOULD YOU SAY TO SOMEONE WHO REFUSES TO WEAR A MASK? A PHILOSOPHER WEIGHS INLGBTQ-EDITORAUGUST 30, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Faith was confined there for four months and her mistreatment was enough to prompt her to file a lawsuit against the county sheriff, who is responsible for managing the jail, as well as jail staff.
A RURAL NEW YORK COUNTY HAS ADOPTED ONE OF THE MOST PROGRESSIVE TRANS PRISON POLICIES IN THE USKATELYN BURNSAUGUST 7, 2020VOX
Judge or sheriff, it was all one to them, each being equally terrible in their eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
He felt very sorry for the Temecula people, the sheriff did; but he had to obey the law himself.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He was sheriff of Paris, 1770, and employed his leisure in objects of benevolence, till the revolution overwhelmed him.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
You see, sir, we did not look upon him as a common sheriff's man: and he helped himself pretty freely.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHERIFF

  • agent
  • bobby
  • constable
  • deputy
  • magistrate
  • marshall
  • sheriff
  • steward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.