traffic warden

n (BrE)
a person who is employed to make sure that parking laws are obeyed by drivers. Traffic wardens wear special uniforms and each of them is responsible for a particular area in a town, etc. If they find a car parked illegally, they can give a ticket which requires the driver to pay a fine.

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