(ăn′tē-krīm′, ăn′tī-)
Intended to curb or eradicate criminal activity: an anticrime bill.
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preventing or fighting crime
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(ˌæn tiˈkraɪm, ˌæn taɪ-)
preventing or discouraging the commission of crimes: anticrime legislation.
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'The sincerity of the anticrime and anticorruption campaign of this administration is placed in serious doubt with Chinese criminal syndicates being allowed to conduct illegal businesses freely in our midst,' the senator added.
News Report Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members to be mindful of human rights while taking action against any kind of suspects or people in their anticrime drives.
Caina said the Gatchalian administration is looking to donate again several units of vehicles, guns, ammunitions and other items needed by its local police force this year to further boost its anticrime capacity.
National Night Out is designed to heighten awareness; generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back, according to
Projects carried out in previous years include Bogus Babes from Stokesley who launched an anticrime initiative to warn people about bogus doorstep callers.
In a telephonic address to the MQM Legal Aid Committee in Karachi, Altaf Hussain said his party backed targeted operation in Karachi but now MQM workers are being victimized in the name of anticrime action.
Baroness Newlove, who became an anticrime campaigner after her husband Gary was beaten and murdered by a gang of drunken youths, will appear in a film praising Birmingham's efforts.
The Ad Council, which produced public service announcements for broadcast and print media, commissioned the agency Dancer Fitzgerald Sample to develop an anticrime campaign in 1979.
Enforcing Order draws upon Fassin's ethnographic study of "anticrime squads," police units that patrol the low-income housing projects in France's banlieues (suburbs of large cities).
The Grafton Police Department participated in the 30th Annual National Night Out, a nationwide initiative to heighten crime prevention awareness, generate support and participation in local anticrime programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnership, and send a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
Hope and aspiration, in my view, is one of the best anticrime policies you can have."
"Air force helicopters were engaged to track down pirates locations as navy, coastguard and (elite anticrime) Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) boats are scouring the channels that criss-crossed the Sundarbans and the adjoining coastlines," an ISPR spokesman told Gulf News.