officer officer  /ˈɔ fə sər/


  1. (n) any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
  2. (n) someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
  3. (n) a member of a police force
  4. (n) a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
  5. (v) direct or command as an officer


  1. Tom Cruise and German officer Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg.
  2. Eventually one of them was paying Dowd and another officer $8,000 a week in protection money.
  3. The police officer said authorities found a pipe wrench in a bathroom in the prison yard, which the inmates apparently used to open a ventilation window.


  1. Officer, another driver injured in Omaha collision

    A police officer and another driver have been injured in a three-vehicle collision west of downtown Omaha.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KGWN-TV Cheyenne

  2. Officer-Involved Shooting In Cromwell

    A Cromwell police officer opened fire on an erratic driver who had crashed into buildings and vehicles early Wednesday, police said.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  3. Officer had been fired before, records show

    A Tampa Police officer fired amid allegations of getting drunk at a strip club while on duty had been fired before. He is now fighting to get benefits he says he is owed.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Washington D.C.

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