He could lie and tell them he was a police officer or sheriff and maybe squeeze some tidbit of information about recently released mom Patsy, but surely Fitzgerald would find out and tank his election ambitions, if those aspirations weren't already six feet under.
You were a police officer yourself.
She had received notice from Parkside's police officer McCarthy the prior day, Tuesday, late in the afternoon.
On one occasion, while walking on the Common with her, I saw a police officer taking a man to the station-house.
But wherefore it was that after having repeatedly smelt the sea as a merchant sailor, I should now take it into my head to go on a whaling voyage; this the invisible police officer of the Fates, who has the constant surveillance of me, and secretly dogs me, and influences me in some unaccountable way--he can better answer than any one else.