Synonyms and related words:
Dogberry, G-man, John Law, MP, bailiff, beadle, beagle, bluebottle, bluecoat, bobby, bound bailiff, bull, captain, catchpole, chief of police, commissioner, constable, cop, copper, deputy, deputy sheriff, detective, fed, federal, flatfoot, flic, fuzz, gendarme, government man, gumshoe, heat, inspector, lictor, lieutenant, mace-bearer, man, marshal, mounted policeman, nab, narc, officer, paddy, patrolman, peace officer, peeler, pig, police, police captain, police commissioner, police constable, police inspector, police matron, police officer, police sergeant, policewoman, portreeve, reeve, roundsman, sergeant, sergeant at arms, sheriff, superintendent, tipstaff, tipstaves, trap, trooper

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