Definition of protective custody
- The witness is in protective custody.
: to cover or shield from exposure, injury, damage, or destruction : guard
: to maintain the status or integrity of especially through financial or legal guarantees: such as
: immediate charge and control (as over a ward or a suspect) exercised by a person or an authority
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