What is Peace Of The State?

Legal Definition
term that is used to describe the protection that a state or nation will provide for its citizens and all of the people who live in its boundaries.
Legal Definition
The protection, security, and immunity from violence which the state undertakes to secure and extend to nil persons within its jurisdiction and entitled to the bane-fit of its laws. This is part of the definition of murder, it being necessary that the victim should be "in the peace of the state," which new practically includes all persons except armed public enemies. See Murder. And see State v. Dunkley, 25 N. C. 121.
-- Black's Law Dictionary