law enforcement agency


law enforcement agency
noun
an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws
Hypernyms: ↑agency, ↑federal agency, ↑government agency, ↑bureau, ↑office, ↑authority
Hyponyms:

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • law enforcement agency — index police Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Law enforcement agency — (LEA) is a term used to describe either an organisation that enforces the laws of one or more governing bodies, or an organisation that actively and directly assists in the enforcement of laws. In doing so, the LEA assists the governing bodies to …   Wikipedia

  • law enforcement agency — Any of a number of agencies (outside the Department of Defense) chartered and empowered to enforce US laws in the following jurisdictions: The United States, a state (or political subdivision) of the United States, a territory or possession (or… …   Military dictionary

  • law enforcement agency — Synonyms and related words: Cheka, FBI, Gestapo, Interpol, MP, MVD, Mounties, NKVD, OGPU, RCMP, SP, Scotland Yard, constabulary, county police, highway patrol, military police, police, police force, political police, posse, provincial police,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Law Enforcement Agency Resource Network — (LEARN) is a website run by the Anti Defamation League (ADL) designed to help law enforcement. It provides news, information and analysis but it also facilitates inquiries, on a daily basis, from law enforcement officials looking for information …   Wikipedia

  • Law enforcement agency powers — A law enforcement agency (LEA) has powers, which other government subjects do not, to enable the LEA to undertake its responsibilities. These powers are generally in one of six forms: *Exemptions from laws *Intrusive powers, for search, seizure,… …   Wikipedia

  • pursuit by a law enforcement agency — index prosecution (criminal trial) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • National Drug Law Enforcement Agency — The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is a Federal agency in Nigeria charged with eliminating the growing, processing, manufacturing, selling, exporting, and trafficking of hard drugs. The agency was established by Decree Number 48 of… …   Wikipedia

  • Specialist law enforcement agency — A specialist law enforcement agency is a law enforcement agency which specialises in the types of laws it enforces, or types of activities it undertakes, or geography it enforces laws in, or these in combination.The specialisation may be imposed… …   Wikipedia

  • international law enforcement agency — noun an international administrative unit responsible for law enforcement • Hypernyms: ↑administrative unit, ↑administrative body • Hyponyms: ↑Royal Canadian Mounted Police, ↑RCMP, ↑Mounties, ↑Department of Justice Canada, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary