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.
"What I will do is to urge Congress to restore death penalty by hanging," Duterte told reporters in a press conference. "If you resist, show violent resistance, my order to police [will be] to shoot to kill. Shoot to kill for organized crime.
Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered a review amid concerns that officers who "shoot to kill" fear prosecution if they pull the trigger, senior government sources told The Sunday Times.
ADAM JOHANNES states that shoot to kill is dangerous...
Jeremy Corbyn's assertion that our security forces should not 'shoot to kill' in the event of a terror attack proves he really is in cloud cuckoo land.
In fact, the legislation of Kyrgyzstan allows a police officer to shoot to kill during arrest of an armed criminal.
Estregan won for his work on the film "Shoot to Kill: Boy Golden," said to be loosely based on the rise of Arturo Porcuna in the Manila underworld in the '60s.
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 (Frontier Star): Following brutal clashes in Lyari, additional police force is deployed at all sensitive places while orders of 'Shoot to Kill' militants have been issued.
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.
A DUNKIRK veteran says he will operate a "shoot to kill" policy against roaming dogs after five of his lambs were savaged.
"I can guarantee you that if we have, God forbid, a suicide bomber in a big city in the United States, 'shoot to kill' will be the inevitable policy," predicts Miami Police Chief John F.