Synonyms for Posse:
n.•SWAT team (noun)
clinic, law, armed band, search party, police force, consortium, lynch mob, group of deputies, police, force armed with legal authority, board, corps, civilian police, class, committee. lot, gaggle, rogues' gallery. •crew (noun)
coterie, platoon, circle, drove, team, army, coalition, cadre, brigade, assemblage, string, force, set, band, complement, caucus, fleet, troop, bevy, party, host, herd, cell, assembly, nest, covey, flock, junta, colony, pack, ring, battalion, faction, fellowship, hive, phalanx, company, retinue, union, clan, body, mob, cabal, detail, bunch, staff, society, sect, wing, outfit, tribe, division, regiment, aggregation, detachment, troupe, fraternity, litter, squad, group, school, league, clique, collection, crew, crowd, gang, club.
lynch mob, armed band, search party, detachment.
Usage examples for posse
The ranch- owners, evidently, did not find the situation as satisfactory as Packard found it, for in July the Little Missouri River Stockmen's Association, of which Roosevelt was chairman, determined to organize a posse to " clean up" the country north of the railroad between the Missouri and the Little Missouri rivers. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn