Peace Officers


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Peace Officers

Sheriffs, constables, marshals, city police officers, and other public officials whose duty it is to enforce and preserve the public order.

See: police
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We thank our peace officers and acknowledge the sacrifice of those who have lost their lives protecting their communities.
Transit peace officers have a mandate to provide for customer safety, which encourages more people to utilize the services of Calgary Transit and ultimately reduces mill rate-supported operating costs.
Davis said this creates confusion over whether peace officers hired by school districts, who are often called on to restrain disabled children, have proper training.
The bronze statue features a peace officer standing next to a little boy.
Despite losing his life in the line of duty, Evely has been denied inclusion on the national memorial wall because he doesn't fit the current eligibility requirements, specifically, "The deceased must have been a sworn, paid, full time peace officer in Canada serving as a regular member or employee of a federal, provincial, municipal law enforcement agency or service and died as a result of an external influence .
Peace officers patrol the streets, helping to ease tensions and build bridges.
As we observe Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, we honor the men and women who serve the cause of justice, and we pay tribute to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has ordered all United States and Pennsylvania flags at Commonwealth facilities statewide lowered to half-staff on Thursday May 15, 2014 in recognition of National Peace Officers Memorial Day.
Aides say the governor wants peace officers in Texas to have the option to inquire about a person's immigration status, but would oppose laws that require them to ask - what his office referred to as Arizona-style legislation.
The Police Protective League says the change, which will come before the commission today, is needed to protect cops and to comply with the state's strict privacy laws for peace officers.
In the early 1990s, officials from the Colorado Department of Corrections and the local district attorney's office approached legislators with a proposal to make correctional investigators certified peace officers, with the duty and authority to investigate all crimes associated with the prison system.