Examples of lawman in a Sentence
Wyatt Earp was a famous American lawman of the Wild West.
as the rural county's chief lawman, the sheriff has to patrol a vast area with only minimal manpower
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Even Jim Gaffigan, who was in the first film, shows back up as a victim of the ostensible lawmen's antics.
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Friday granted a pardon to controversial former Arizona lawman and political ally Joe Arpaio less than a month after he was convicted of criminal contempt in a case involving racial profiling.
President Donald Trump has pardoned former Sheriff Joe Arpaio from his criminal contempt conviction, removing the only legal consequences the lawman faced stemming from a 10-year-old racial-profiling suit.
The poll results, released Monday morning, come amid speculation that Trump will use his Phoenix visit as an occasion to pardon the controversial lawman after his recent criminal-contempt conviction.
The Chicago lawman, who later in his career became Cleveland's safety director, was the rare public official who wouldn't take a bribe.
Having spent many years carefully cultivating the image of a bipartisan lawman, Rosenstein (who, unlike Sessions, had overwhelming Democratic support in his 94–6 confirmation vote) clearly resented the villain’s role Trump had thrust him into.
Constable Bob Sweeney, played by comedian Patton Oswalt, bumbles his way as a wannabe lawman before becoming a hero and saving the main character.
The arrests happened during two raids in the Birmingham area and lawmen seized $920,000 worth of drugs: 140 pounds of marijuana worth $420,000; two pounds of cocaine worth $100,000 and four pounds of meth worth $400,000.
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First Known Use of lawman
Synonymsbobby [British], bull [slang], constable [chiefly British], cop, copper, flatfoot [slang], fuzz, gendarme, officer, policeman, police officer, shamus [slang]
Related Wordspatrolman, policewoman; detective, dick, gumshoe, hawkshaw, inspector, investigator, plainclothesman, sherlock, sleuth, sleuthhound; marshal (also marshall), sheriff, trooper; peace officer; captain, lieutenant, sergeant; constabulary, heat [slang], man, police, police force; operative, private detective, private eye, private investigator
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