operations to restore order

Related to operations to restore order: recovery operations

operations to restore order

Operations intended to halt violence and support, reinstate, or establish civil authorities. They are designed to return an unstable and lawless environment to the point where indigenous police forces can effectively enforce the law and restore civil authority. See also operation; peace operations.
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The senator urged PNP Director General Ronald 'Bato' Dela Rosa to ensure that the police would mount the proper investigations and anti-vigilante operations to restore order in the streets.
Policy makers at the Pentagon and US Central Command (CentCom) commanding officers in Iraq are worried that, without a successful political process leading to a stable government with popular support, the American-led operations to restore order throughout restive Sunni and Shiite cities may have to be repeated every few months.
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