protective custody

noun

Definition of protective custody

: a safe place under police watch The witness is in protective custody.

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“Protective custody.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protective%20custody. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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protective custody

Legal Definition of protective custody

— see custody sense c

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