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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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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
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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.
There is also evidence that the incidence of cardiac arrest and the mortality associated with this catastrophic event can be improved (2) by implementing rapid response teams as well.
Examples of the causes of deaths occurring during police intervention included excited delirium, positional asphyxia, and cardiac arrest.
Despite the risk of another arrest, Quintanilla keeps coming back to the parking lot in this largely Latino community.
When we arrest journalists, we would, most of the time, release them in a few hours," he says.
The second section will describe how many of these men resisted arrest, and will present the evidence of violence against the societies in a new light.
The arrest of Father Lu and Father Cheng is yet another [example of] ongoing religious persecution in China," said Joseph Kung, president of the Cardinal Kung Foundation and a nephew of the late Cardinal Kung.
Between 1994 and 2001, the juvenile arrest rate for Violent Crime Index offenses fell 44 percent.
The arrest of a Catholic priest after he opposed corruption in allocation of public land has caused an outcry in Kenya.