shoot-to-kill

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shoot-to-kill

adj
(Law) of or relating to shooting by soldiers or police that is intended to kill rather than disable
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The death penalty and shoot to kill policy will not deter crime.
ADAM JOHANNES states that shoot to kill is dangerous.
Next time you see the offender with a weapon, you may shoot to kill," he told the police officers.
His reply was that any armed police or military faced with the threat of them or the public being shot will always shoot to kill.
KARACHI, December 04, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Following brutal clashes in Lyari, additional police force is deployed at all sensitive places while orders of Shoot to Kill militants have been issued.
Police officials say that additional police is deployed in the war torn area while Shoot to Kill on site orders have been issued if police spots any militant.