A Magical Law Enforcement Officer[1], sometimes abbreviated simply as "Officer", was a government employee that worked in the Department of Magical Law Enforcement ot the Ministry of Magic in London, and appointed to uphold law and order in the wizarding community of Great Britain; such as members of the Auror Office and the Magical Law Enforcement Squad.These individuals were given a badge featuring the insignia of their Department, which identified them as vested by the Ministry with law enforcement authority. All Ministry officials in this category had the authority to confiscate contraband and other illegal items, hand out fines, detain suspects, carry out arrests and use other appropriate means of policing wizarding Britain within his or her jurisdiction. Former Hit Wizard and eventual Auror Cerberus Langarm,[2] and Myra Curio,[3] of the Misuse of Muggle Artefacts Office, were known examples of Officers.[1]

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