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law enforcement
Subject Category
D Government, Law and Regulations
Definition
The generic name for the activities of the agencies responsible for maintaining public order and enforcing the law, particularly the activities of prevention, detection, and investigation of crime and the apprehension of criminals.
Definition Source
US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/30026.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/30026
Broader Term
administration of justice
Related Term
crime
crime prevention
Customs and Border Protection
police
Spanish
aplicación de la ley
Term Number
30026