law enforcement

law enforcement (uncountable)

  1. The task of ensuring obedience to law.
    Law enforcement is the duty of police, sheriffs and other government agencies.
  2. The various government agencies involved in the prevention of crime and the apprehension of criminals.
    Another news report of law enforcement being corrupted, when does this end?
  • French: application de la loi
  • Portuguese: aplicação da lei
  • Russian: правопримене́ние

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