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The detection and prevention of dangerous, inappropriate, or illegal acts without use of an external authority.

self′-po·lic′ing adj.
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LAW enforcement here in Baku are sticklers for the rules but Vinny Perth is happy to let his Dundalk players 'self police'.
But he insisted Gerrard, who was TURN TO PAGE 71 FROM BACK PAGE disgusted by his team's lack of control in the 1-0 Dons defeat, could rely on his squad to self police and stamp out indiscipline.
They very rarely operated alone, for part of the satisfaction of being a bully is having a captive, adoring audience who applaud every scathing word or punch helping to boost the Relying on the owners of sites to self police them obliviously bully's fragile ego.