For amidst a rabble so desperate no peace officer's life was in safety.
Outlaw and rustler opposed the dominion of this peace officer.
He's gone on some high-flyin' expedition to Abilene, leaving the town without a peace officer at the mercy of bandits and thieves.
As the sheriff is the peace officer of the county, the constables are the peace officers of the town.
When the parties met upon the ground, however, at Kensington, the duel was prevented by the interference of a peace officer.
Having obtained a writ of assistance, he proceeded to the house with Lieut. Lee, several of the coastguard, and a peace officer.
Sneed stepped close to the peace officer and laughed, his face flushed with foolish elation at his strength.
Bob always spoke with respect of Sheriff Glispin both as a fighter and as a peace officer.
Lawlessness is not less such, but more, where it usurps the functions of the peace officer and of the courts.
You could have control of the force—you are the peace officer of the city?