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She had never had a husband or children, but a nephew visited her regularly, as did a police officer, and everyone in the neighbourhood liked her. My former classmate spoke of her with warmth and respect, and added that Emerence was a caretaker, someone with a bit of authority; she hoped the woman would take us on, because frankly, if she didn't warm to us, no amount of money would induce her to accept the job.

I get somehow confused to get its meaning!

Dose it mean: apart from her nephew a police officer visited her regularly too? Or Does it mean: her nephew is a police officer?

Source: "The door: the novel" by Magda Szabo.

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It means the first.

... as did X ... means X did the same.

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