officers of the law

See: police
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A DYING Man who had been shot was requested by officers of the law to make a statement, and be quick about it.
A few words sufficed for a mutual understanding between the two officers of the law.
The prompt and energetic action of the officers of the law shows the great advantage of the presence on such occasions of a single vigorous and masterful mind.
He would himself go down the coast and give himself up to the officers of the law.
The judges of the Supreme Court, the attorney general for Pakistan, advocate general Islamabad, senior lawyers and law officers, officers of the Law and Justice Commission of Pakistan and the Federal Judicial Academy, Islamabad, attended the ceremony.
When someone says he is going to be sworn in, we cannot be party to it because we are officers of the law.
These officers of the law should be disposed of with 'extreme prejudice' or be made to disappear when evidence against them is indisputable.
The occasion was attended by ANF Officers, Officers of the Law Enforcement Agencies, and Representatives from Related Departments and Relatives of Passed Out Officers.
Singling out the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in Staten Island, New York, Comey said the rift between minority communities and officers of the law cannot be ignored any longer.
The ceremony was attended by Judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Senior Lawyers and Officers of the Law &Justice Commission of Pakistan.
They were accused of violence against officers of the law or "throwing projectiles", where 14 officers were injured in the clashes.
Why should officers of the law have to end up as scapegoats in the ongoing political tug-of-war concerning the fate of the interior ministry?