Top 60 Policeman Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Policeman Quotes from famous people such as Martin Amis, Matt Berry, Harvey Keitel, Til Schweiger, Paul Auster, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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In America, the policeman is a working-class hero. In England, the policeman is a working-class traitor.
Martin Amis
Yes, I performed at the Secret Policeman’s Ball at Radio City Music Hall and loved every minute.
Matt Berry
So there’s no such thing as one too many this, one too many that. I remember, you’re reminding me of early in my career, somebody said to me: why are you taking so many roles as a policeman.
Harvey Keitel
I just fooled around in front of the camera and earned money for it. Every policeman, every soldier, every nurse – they all do more for society. I just rent my face.
Til Schweiger
Becoming a writer is not a ‘career decision’ like becoming a doctor or a policeman. You don’t choose it so much as get chosen, and once you accept the fact that you’re not fit for anything else, you have to be prepared to walk a long, hard road for the rest of your days.
Paul Auster
I came from a socially deprived background when I was 15, 16 years old, but one thing I knew was one – you don’t abuse a policeman, and two – you don’t steal things.
Alan Sugar
Surely the fact that a uniformed police officer is wearing his hair below his collar will make him no less identifiable as a policeman.
Thurgood Marshall
The policeman must be a minister, a social worker, a diplomat, a tough guy, and a gentleman. And, of course, he’d have to be a genius… For he will have to feed a family on a policeman’s salary.
Paul Harvey
There is nothing more unaesthetic than a policeman.
Arthur Conan Doyle
It’s basically taking a 911 call, bringing them on stage and dealing with it just like when I was a Chicago policeman for 12 years. I personally become involved. Where Jerry lets people tell their story and lets everything happen on stage, I kind of go after the bad guy and protect the little guy.
Steve Wilkos
If I became president now I would immediately pass a law that makes every citizen a policeman or a soldier.
Fela Kuti
No, I wouldn’t like to be a policeman.
Douglas Henshall
At eight, I made a commitment to poetry. Until then, I thought I’d be a policeman. But I went a whole night without sleeping, and the next day the world had changed. It needed a different language.
Alice Oswald
When he realized who he’d pulled over, the policeman shook his head in disbelief. He told me of all people I should know better. He gave me a real dressing down, but let me go.
Dennis Franz
I have never seen a situation so dismal that a policeman couldn’t make it worse.
Brendan Behan
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman’s truncheon over the anarchist’s bomb.
Spiro T. Agnew
What is a policeman made of? He, of all men, is once the most needed and the most unwanted. He’s a strangely nameless creature who is ‘Sir’ to his face and ‘Fuzz’ to his back.
Paul Harvey
America is a world leader, but we should not be its policeman or ATM.
Rand Paul
I am my own policeman.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Why does America always need to be the world’s policeman?
Ted Deutch
Since I was 14, I wanted to make music, but I think I would also have made a good policeman. When I was eight, I wanted to be one so I could tell people off.
Calvin Harris
When the penalty for a policeman’s mistake is to put a criminal back out on the street, then we are hurting America; we are hurting our law-abiding citizens.
Gary Bauer
I was a policeman for 18 years.
Dennis Farina
I am a son of my nation. It does not matter whether I am prime minister, a soldier, or a policeman. The main thing is to be useful to the people, that I can look into people’s eyes, and that people see that there are real benefits from my activities.
Ramzan Kadyrov
I had that whole banter with the police. My mates used to make up raps about Dad being a policeman, it’s hilarious.
Michelle Keegan
When I was younger I was always big; I was a fat boy at school. I had an early growth spurt, and when I went to secondary school I was tall enough to be a policeman.
Alfred Molina
As a little boy, I wanted to be a policeman. And then as I got older, and I saw my dad in the car business, an automobile executive.
Mitt Romney
Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.
Louis D. Brandeis
I hold that the beginning of modern Irish drama was in the winter of 1898, at a school feast at Coole, when Douglas Hyde and Miss Norma Borthwick acted in Irish in a Punch and Judy show; and the delighted children went back to tell their parents what grand curses ‘An Craoibhin’ had put on the baby and the policeman.
Lady Gregory
We met in Cracker. I played a maniac fan who murders a policeman and she did my makeup. I thought anyone interested in me looking like that must have genuinely liked me.
Robert Carlyle
The Jersey Shore is the kind of place where the policeman has a little cottage that might have been in the family for years and many other people call home.
Bruce Springsteen
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Don’t let anybody make you think God chose America as His divine messianic force to be a sort of policeman of the whole world.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A policeman, as you discover, has to put up with a hell of a lot of abuse. A man in any other line of work would nail a guy who laid that kind of abuse on him. I know I would.
Kent McCord
U.S. society doesn’t want to play the role of international policeman.
Vladimir Putin
It’s hard to describe yourself as a hero – I just like to think of myself as a policeman. People can look to you like that, as a good guy who can help people.
Steve Wilkos
My old fella was a policeman; he was a chief inspector of the anti-terrorism squad.
Being a rock & roll star has become as legitimate a career option as being an astronaut or a policeman or a fireman.
Trent Reznor
As a child in awe of my policeman father, I wanted to grow up to be a cop.
Mukul Dev
When I was a kid, a policeman was someone you looked up to and respected.
Alan Sugar
A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.
Robert Frost
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
Charlie Chaplin
I sometimes think it ironic for an ex-seaman, longshoreman, truck driver, policeman, bus driver, etc… to find success writing children’s novels.
Brian Jacques
I hope it will be set in California. In a way, I made a mistake, because a New Jersey policeman can’t operate that way in New York. But in California, he can move between different counties.
Patricia Highsmith
When I was young and we got caught pinching apples, we got a smack from the local policeman. Today if that happened he would be sued. There is a tendency to punish the victim, not the criminal. If someone broke into my house or my mum’s house, I worry that the burglar has more rights than me.
Simon Cowell
What you do as a policeman might be the right thing to do, but it’s not entertaining. I left that behind me.
Dennis Farina
Maybe I have some god-given gift to act as a policeman.
Suresh Gopi
Kabir has special place for police in his heart. Whenever he sees a policeman, he wants to meet them. That’s why we celebrated his birthday with a police-themed party.
Amrapali Gupta
God, I’ve played a lot of policeman.
Daniel Mays
I don’t want to be the policeman of Lebanon. It’s not the business of Israel. Israel was not created to serve as a policeman of the region.
Yitzhak Rabin
They think something’s gone wrong, but in Don’t Look Now, for instance, one scene was made by a mistake. It’s the scene where Donald Sutherland goes to look for the policeman who’s investigating the two women.
Nicolas Roeg
I’m from Chicago. My grandfather was a policeman, and my aunts are married to policemen.
Robin Tunney
The policeman isn’t there to create disorder; the policeman is there to preserve disorder.
Richard J. Daley
‘The Choirboys’ is very much a product of its mid-1970s time, especially in its two-dimensional portrayals of cop groupies Ora Lee and Carolina Moon, but the energy of Wambaugh’s newfound, blackly comedic voice is a revelation, a trap-door opening into all facets of a policeman’s world.
Sarah Weinman
I started out on photography accidentally. A policeman came to a stop at the end of my street, and a guy knifed him at the end of my street. That’s how I became a photographer. I photographed the gangs that I went to school with.
Don McCullin
I think Morse’s thing about being a poor policeman but a good detective is a very good description of him.
John Thaw
I rank myself no higher in the scheme of things than a policeman – whose utility would disappear if there were no criminals.
Lord Salisbury
As international support for Obama’s decision to attack Syria has collapsed, along with the credibility of government claims, the administration has fallen back on a standard pretext for war crimes when all else fails: the credibility of the threats of the self-designated policeman of the world.
Noam Chomsky
The U.S. cannot be the policeman of the world. When we tried that in Vietnam, they beat us up.
Newt Gingrich
A director must be a policeman, a midwife, a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard.
Billy Wilder
It’s not easy being the world’s policeman. No one thanks you for it.
Philip Kerr