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  • Crime prevention — is the attempt to reduce victimization and to deter crime and criminals. It is applied specifically to efforts made by governments to reduce crime, enforce the law, and maintain criminal justice. Contents 1 Studies 2 Types 3 Bibliography …   Wikipedia

  • Crime in South Africa — Crime is a prominent issue in South Africa. South Africa has a high rate of murders, assaults, rapes, and other crimes compared to most countries. Many emigrants from South Africa state that crime was a big factor in their decision to leave.[1]… …   Wikipedia

  • Crime and violence in Latin America — Crime and violence are affecting the lives of millions of people in Latin America. Social inequality is considered one of the major causes of violence in Latin America,[1] where the state fails to prevent crime and organized crime takes over… …   Wikipedia

  • crime — crimeless, adj. crimelessness, n. /kruym/, n. 1. an action or an instance of negligence that is deemed injurious to the public welfare or morals or to the interests of the state and that is legally prohibited. 2. criminal activity and those… …   Universalium

  • crime — n. 1) to commit, perpetrate a crime 2) to deter; eradicate, stamp out, wipe out; prevent crime 3) an atrocious, brutal, heinous, horrible, infamous, outrageous, vicious crime 4) a daring; economic; major, serious; minor, petty; perfect;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • prevent */*/*/ — UK [prɪˈvent] / US verb [transitive] Word forms prevent : present tense I/you/we/they prevent he/she/it prevents present participle preventing past tense prevented past participle prevented Get it right: prevent: The verb prevent is never… …   English dictionary

  • Crime and Violence in Latin America — Latin American nations have long been considered amongst the most violent societies in the world. [ [http://www.republic news.org/archive/126 repub/126 trentini.htm The Republic :: Latin American apartheid ] ] Crime and violence is affecting the… …   Wikipedia

  • crime-fighter — /kruym fuy teuhr/, n. any person, as a law enforcement officer or government official, who works to prevent crime or to enforce criminal laws. * * * …   Universalium

  • crime-fighter — /kruym fuy teuhr/, n. any person, as a law enforcement officer or government official, who works to prevent crime or to enforce criminal laws …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crime and Disorder Act 1998 — Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act to make provision for preventing crime and disorder; to create certain racially aggravated offences; to abolish the rebuttable presumption that a child is doli incapax and …   Wikipedia

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