Definition Of patrolman
a patrolling police officer.
Instead of arriving at the central police station, the patrolman pulled into a satellite station.
Example Of patrolman
A patrolman should do duty in his home precinct, one said, ‘because he is more familiar with conditions’.
A few years later, the NYPD instituted the ‘mutual transfer,’ in which two patrolmen simply switched precincts.
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.