lawman

[law-man, -muhn]
noun, plural lawmen [law-men, -muhn] .
an officer of the law, as a sheriff or police officer.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English laweman, earlier lageman, Old English lahmann. See law1, -man

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lawman (ˈlɔːmən)
 
n , pl -men
chiefly (US) an officer of the law, such as a policeman or sheriff

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It is often difficult to separate lawmen of the old west from outlaws of the old west.
These were carried by cowboys, lawmen, and others in the old west.
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