Definition of law enforcement
- She works in law enforcement.
- Law enforcement officials in the area were alerted of the suspect's escape.
: a binding custom or practice of a community : a rule of conduct or action prescribed (see prescribe 1a) or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority
: the whole body of such customs, practices, or rules
: common law
: to sue or prosecute at law
: to give force to : strengthen
: to urge with energy
: constrain, compel
Britannica English: Translation of law enforcement for Arabic speakers
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