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PATROLMAN Definition & Legal Meaning

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A policeman assigned to duty in patrolling a certain beat or district; also the designation of a grade or rank in the organized police force of large cities, a patrolman being generally a private in the ranks, as distinguished from roundsmen, ser- geants, lieutenants, etc. See State v. Wal- bridge, 153 Mo. 194, 54 S. W. 447.


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