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Special government unit empowered to enforce the law.

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platinum mining massacre

Government; Police

For several months the workers of the platinum mine in Marikana, South Africa, have been striking. But when they refused to move and obey orders from the police August 16th (2012), the police started ...

abduction

Law enforcement; Police

To take someone away from a place without that person's consent or by fraud. See also " kidnapping".

police station

Law enforcement; Police

Unit of a police force in a specific locality.

European arrest warrant

Government; Police

The European arrest warrant is a judicial decision issued by a Member State with a view to the arrest and surrender by another Member State of a person being sought for a criminal prosecution or a ...

European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders

Government; Police

The European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders (FRONTEX) coordinates operational cooperation between Member States in the field of management of external ...

sheriff

Law enforcement; Police

Elected on a countywide basis in all but two states, an official serving all three components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Usually is directly involved ...

physical disorder

Law enforcement; Police

A form of societal neglect resulting from physical decay within a neighborhood; examples include vandalism, dilapidation and abandonment of buildings, and trash buildup.

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