Symbolic of authority, 1 Pet. 2:13 NLT
Dreaming particularly of police can indicate a kind of social control and a protective element for us as members of society. Often a policeman will appear in dreams as one’s conscience. We may feel that our wilder, more renegade side needs controlling.
To dream of the police is a forewarning to avoid unacceptable behavior.
A dream involving a police officer symbolizes the establishment and its rules and regulations. It may also mean a failure on your part to fulfill and honor your responsibilities and promises.
To dream that you are arrested by the police suggests guilty feelings about your repressed emotions or sexuality.
To dream you are a police officer indicates your moral compass. Your dream may be directing you to a righteous path.
If you have recurring dreams of being a police officer, it may mean a guilty past. Your dream calls for you to look at your acts and wrongdoings from police perspective.
To dream that you are having difficulties in contacting the police suggests ineffectual authority. Take command of a given situation and be in control of the circumstances in your life.
To dream of being pulled over by police suggests taking time off from your busy schedule and refraining from stressful activities.
To see or dream that you are chasing a felon suggests a moral dilemma which you need to resolve.
To be arrested by a police officer (or gavmush, as the Gypsies say) means that you will do something that will necessitate your apologizing to your friends.
To talk with a police officer means that you are in need of advice. See also Meeting and Bailiff / Sheriff.
A dream involving the police means you feel guilty for not honoring a promise or obligation.
If you dream that you are a police officer, this represents your own sense of morality and conscience. Your unconscious mind may be trying to guide you down a straight path.
If you dream of being an undercover cop, you are feeling guilty about your past actions.
To dream that you or others are being chased by the police, suggests that you are trying to avoid responsibility for something.
This might be called a dream of contrary, for if you dream of trouble with the Police, it shows that somp present difficulty will be overcome.
1. Control and authority; rules of conduct.
2. Feelings of safety and security.
3. Warning against unsafe behavior; misfortune (being caught by police).
4. Guilt, emotional or sexual repression.
To be arrested by the police, though innocent, the dreamer will extricate himself from an unfortunate tangle. Otherwise, it may be a guilt complex.
To see an officer, a desire to be protected.
Dreams of the police symbolize protection, security, and that you are reinforcing your sense of justice and morality. This dream can also reflect your inner critic and that you releasing feelings of guilt for having done something wrong. See Critic and Judge.
If the police are trying to arrest you for some crime of which you are innocent, it foretells that you will successfully outstrip rivalry.
If the arrest is just, you will have a season of unfortunate incidents.
To see police on parole, indicates alarming fluctuations in affairs.
Dreaming about the police could symbolize many different things, so please consider all of the details carefully.
If the police are chasing you, it suggests that you may be feeling some guilt about something that you have done or have been thinking of doing.
The police could be addressing Karmic Law as well as the laws in our physical world.
If you are feeling that you can’t meet all of your obligations and fear repercussions due to an unmet commitment, the police may be an unwelcome sight. On a more positive note and depending on the details of your dream, the police could symbolize support and protection. Your emotional response to the dream will provide you with good clues to interpreting this dream accurately. Old dream interpretation books say that dreaming about police is an indication that you will obtain unexpected assistance with a current problem.
It is a good sign to dream that a policeman arrests you for a minor infraction of the law.
To a respectable person this dream denotes honors (Raphael).
(see Authority Figures, Cage, Judgment, Warrants)
A source of protection that stands between you and danger (see Angel).
Your conscience is policing your decisions or actions, based on your own sense of morality or lawfulness.
Being arrested by the police may reveal that your current course of action should be figuratively “arrested.” Alternatively, the guilt generated by recent actions, or the fear of failure, causing halted progress.
Freudian: A manifestation of your Super Ego (see Authority Figures).
To dream of police signifies issues of power and control. Investigate the nature of the police in your dream - were they helpful or bullying? • Look at issues of authority in your life. Do you feel controlled by others or perhaps you’ve been too controlling yourself.
• Do you need to “police” your own activities more? Or are you doing something you shouldn’t and are scared of being caught?