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enforcement

(en-fors′mĕnt)
Ensuring public compliance with a law, regulation, or ruling by the appropriate authorities.
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In law enforcement, however, some possible negative consequences can result.
I was hoping we could get a second code enforcement officer and reduce the lag time when they do get busy and be more proactive,'' Hofbauer said.
Since 1996, G8 summits have called for more effective and better coordinated action to combat international environmental crime, and Interpol, the World Customs Organization, and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have all begun to work on the issue--although since 11 September 2001, almost all law enforcement agencies have diverted attention away from issues such as environmental crime to focus more on terrorism.
Law enforcement agencies may submit hate crime data in one of three ways: via NIBRS submissions, in an electronic hate crime record layout, or on the Hate Crime Incident Report and the Quarterly Hate Crime Report forms.
The UCR Program's information on law enforcement officers killed and assaulted serves not only as the basis of the annual LEOKA publication, but also as a rich source of data for those who study the problems of officer deaths and assaults.
To avoid these problems and provide nationwide uniformity in crime reporting, standardized offense definitions by which law enforcement agencies were to submit data without regard for local statutes were formulated.
We are pleased to offer our views on the enforcement challenges within LMSB.
A well thought-out policy can also help clarify for administrators the murkiest areas of the Patriot Act, such as the sections which relate to computer trespass, and which seem to give law enforcement unchecked powers.
According to the report, EPA oversight of state enforcement is "virtually nonexistent.
Mexico Border, the military role in domestic law enforcement is now so broad and deep that it might as well be searching, seizing, and arresting.
law enforcement agencies to apprehend criminal enterprises before they can cause harm to consumers and banking organizations.
The EPA issued enforcement actions totaling $39 million in civil penalties in the Region.