Translation of patrolman in Spanish:

patrolman

policía, n.

Pronunciation /pəˈtroʊlmən//pəˈtrəʊlmən/

nounPlural patrolmen

  • 1US

    (policeman)
    policía masculine
    guardia masculine
    • This way, if a call was made by a patrolman and a patrol wagon was sent, the officers aboard the wagon were able to listen for the ringing alarm.
    • So she borrowed a highway patrolman's radar gun.
    • The largest remaining problem was with the method used by the station to contact the patrolman, whether he was on a car or on foot.
    • He dismissed well-trained officers from the police, appointing former bodyguards or even patrolmen in their stead to head up the force.
    • A patrolman should do duty in his home precinct, one said, ‘because he is more familiar with conditions’.
    • PPOs themselves were recruited from the ranks of patrolmen.
    • Why is a police surveillance camera on a public street any more intrusive than a patrolman stationed on the corner?
    • These tests nearly mirror those given by highway patrolmen to suspected drunk drivers during roadside stops.
    • Obscure precincts continued to need a full complement of patrolmen.
    • Finally, a retired highway patrolman monitoring a police scanner slowed the suspect by using his car to block the suspect on a small residential road.
    • Police radioed other patrolmen in the area to set up a road block.
    • Instead of arriving at the central police station, the patrolman pulled into a satellite station.
    • A few years later, the NYPD instituted the ‘mutual transfer,’ in which two patrolmen simply switched precincts.
    • It got so bad that 12 patrolmen and two police dogs were kept on duty outside the home for several days.
    • Again, we're expecting an additional 80 highway patrolmen in here.
    • But police say a sharp-eyed patrolman helped prevent a much larger tragedy there.
    • Concerned for both her safety, and that of other road users, the patrolman then called police.
    • In January 1969 he joined the Washington Metropolitan Police Department as a patrolman.
    • Others have referred to them as undocumented border patrolmen.
    • He could already hear the sounds of patrolmen, calling out over the stretch of nothingness, flashing their lights every which way.
  • 2British

    (from motoring organization)
    mecánico masculine