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peace officer

Translation of peace officer in Spanish:

noun

  • (US)
    agente (masculine or feminine) de la autoridad
    Example sentences
    • The section formerly empowered a peace officer to arrest a person who the officer ‘on reasonable and probable grounds’ believed had committed an indictable offence.
    • He's been charged with obstructing a peace officer and assaulting a police officer.
    • A citizen making such an arrest is obliged to deliver the person to a peace officer immediately.
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