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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: enforcement - ensuring obedience to the lawslaw enforcement - ensuring obedience to the laws  
enforcement - the act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to
vigilantism - the actions of a vigilance committee in trying to enforce the laws
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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On September 11, 2001, a group of terrorists not only deliberately caused death and destruction at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in the skies above the United States but also killed 73 of this nation's law enforcement officers.
Advanced Search and Analysis provides search and geo-spatial presentation tailored for specific law enforcement challenges, such as rapidly locating fugitives and sexual predators.
2) In Brosseau, the Court further examined how to evaluate law enforcement uses of force to determine whether such actions were excessive.
One question remained during these years of inquiry into law enforcement safety.
The law enforcement agencies that participate in the hate crime program collect details about an offender's bias motivation associated with the following 11 offense types already being reported to the UCR Program: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, aggravated assault, simple assault, and intimidation (crimes against persons); and robbery, burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, arson, and destruction/ damage/vandalism (crimes against property).
Beginning in 1937, the FBI's UCR Program collected and published statistics on law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in its annual publication, Crime in the United States.
The strength (personnel and other resources) and the aggressiveness of a jurisdiction's law enforcement agency are also key factors in understanding the nature and extent of crime occurring in that area.
What's more, having a solid policy in place is the most effective means of deterring well-meaning campus officials who may be just too willing to hand over information to law enforcement officials.
With one of the most extensive databases on domestic extremists and terrorists, the ADL hopes to help law enforcement combat violence.
Yet, President Ronald Reagan resurrected the functional equivalent of military law enforcement when he declared the flow of drugs and illegal immigration across the U.
For this reason, and to support our law enforcement agencies in their efforts to combat crime, the Federal Reserve's efforts to attack the money laundering problem continue to be one of our highest bank supervisory priorities.
ImageWare is pleased to announce this logical extension to our current line of law enforcement solutions.