peace officer definition

  • noun:
    • A law enforcement officer, eg a sheriff, who is accountable for keeping municipal peace.
    • a civil officer whoever duty it really is to protect the general public comfort, to stop riots, etc., as a polliceman, sheriff or constable.
    • A civil officer whoever task it's to preserve people comfort, particularly to prevent or quell riots and other breaches regarding the comfort, as a sheriff or constable.
    • an officer of the law

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