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Synonyms for arrest

Synonyms for arrest

to prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

to take into custody as a prisoner

to compel, as the attention, interest, or imagination, of

a seizing and holding by law

Synonyms for arrest

the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

the state of inactivity following an interruption

take into custody

hold back, as of a danger or an enemy

attract and fix

cause to stop


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A break-up of such arrests issued by Interior Division here on Friday revealed that during year 2013, the authorities at eight airports across the country nabbed 454 persons in 2013, 482 in 2014, 255 in 2015, 309 in 2016 and 261 persons were arrested on possessing fake documents during 2017.
To be legitimate, our practice of arrest should be at least plausibly necessary to achieve important public aims, the costs of arrests should be broadly proportionate to the ends they serve, and the harms of arrests should be distributed fairly.
When can a police officer arrest a person without arrest warrant?
The most common cause of those arrests was public disorder, with 28 in total.
Of the 72 arrests, 38 fans were arrested at the Stadium of Light while 34 were arrested at away grounds.
How can we hold law enforcement responsible for what they do, or even keep track of prisoners, if we cannot find out who's been arrested, and the details surrounding their arrest in a timely matter?
arrests from Jerusalem, 114 arrests from Nablus, 96 arrests from Bethlehem, 72
Table 25 Percent of Offenses Cleared by Arrest or Exceptional Means by Population Group, 2012 Population group Violent crime TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: Offenses known 1,060,028 Percent cleared by arrest 46.
Because of this historic increase in the number of arrests, it is appropriate to call this a marijuana arrest epidemic, and to describe what the NYPD has been doing as engaging in a marijuana arrest crusade.
Those 50,383 arrests represented 15 percent of all arrests by the New York Police Department (NYPD)
They are seeking "redress for the deprivation of their First and Fourth Amendment rights and for the emotional distress caused by Sergeant DiJiacomo's false arrest and unlawful threats," the lawsuit says.
Data show these teams can decrease the mortality rate associated with non-ICU cardiac arrest by intervening in the care of the patient who is clinically deteriorating on the medical floor.
I think the arrest is unjust because, at that moment, I was just waiting for my boss to pick me up--nothing else," he said.
A defendant arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana brought a [section] 1983 action against the arresting officers, alleging false arrest and malicious prosecution.
By calling for the arrest of middle-class men for buying sex on the street, the societies were clearly policing their own class as well as the poor, contrary to Robert Shoemaker's recent contention that they represent a growing eighteenth-century desire to police the poor.