Examples of surveillance in a Sentence
government surveillance of suspected terrorists
The bank robbery was recorded by surveillance video cameras.
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Gadsden investigators at the time said the suspect, captured on surveillance video, appeared to be the same man who burglarized a mosque in Blacksburg, Va., on Feb. 25.
Anxiety about drones is not confined to southern California: Seattle cancelled its drone programme in 2013 after residents and privacy activists protested, fearful of mass surveillance.
Supporters also feel the surveillance video showing Jenkins around the hotel appear to have been doctored.
At the beginning of the chase, dash cam and surveillance footage from a restaurant shows Smith backing into Stockley and his partner's patrol car before speeding off.
The mosque had been targeted by the New York Police Department, which conducted broad surveillance of Muslims in New Jersey, New York and beyond after 9/11, a program uncovered by The Associated Press in 2011.
The intense turmoil involving a senator’s extramarital affair and the covert surveillance of another powerful lawmaker is threatening to disrupt the next session of the Florida Legislature, a top legislator said Thursday.
That total includes 24-hour surveillance of porta-potties and 14 hours of security for more permanent facilities.
Organised crime and terrorism have also encouraged judges to take a more expansive attitude than in other European countries to issuing warrants for wiretaps and particularly to the electronic surveillance of suspects’ conversations.
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Synonymscare, charge, guidance, headship, oversight, regulation, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, supervision
Related Wordsmonitoring, observance, observation, observing, policing; administration, control, direction, generalship, hand (s), management, running; leadership, piloting, shepherding, steering; government, reign, rule; aegis (also egis), auspices, guardianship, protection, trusteeship, tutelage
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