law enforcement

noun

Definition of law enforcement

: the department of people who enforce laws, investigate crimes, and make arrests : the police She works in law enforcement. Law enforcement officials in the area were alerted of the suspect's escape.

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“Law enforcement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/law%20enforcement. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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