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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.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


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

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Peace Monument — The Peace Monument, also known as the Naval Monument or Civil War Sailors Monument, stands on the grounds of the United States Capitol in Peace Circle at First Street, N.W., and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. The 44 foot (13.4 m) high… …   Wikipedia

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  • Peace movement — A peace movement is a social movement that seeks to achieve ideals such as the ending of a particular war (or all wars), minimize inter human violence in a particular place or type of situation, often linked to the goal of achieving world peace.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Peace of Riga — The Peace of Riga, also known as the Treaty of Riga; ( ru. Рижский мирный договóр romanisation Rízhsky Mírny dogovór , lv. Rīgas miera līgums and pl. Traktat Ryski) was signed in Riga on 18 March, 1921, between Poland and the Soviet Union. The… …   Wikipedia

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