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What is another word for policing?

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Verb
Present participle for to maintain law and order, typically by guarding or protecting
“The police had to set up traffic lights to control the traffic and stationed officers there around the clock to police the event.”
Verb
Present participle for to monitor or keep watch over
“The biggest change will be how officers actually police the city.”
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Present participle for to keep something under control
“Special police and detectives recruited from the Pinkerton and three other agencies had been hired to police the crowd.”
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Present participle for to enforce a rule, law or regulation
“Referees and their assistants have a very difficult job trying to police this law of the game.”
Verb
Present participle for to regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
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Present participle for to keep watch over or guard an area by walking or traveling around it
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Present participle for to protect or defend someone or something
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Present participle for to arrange into groups or into a systematic order
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Present participle for to tidy up the appearance of
Noun
The process or act of managing, running or governing (something)
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Noun
The act of keeping watch over an area by traveling around it
Noun
Intervention by law enforcement
Noun
Enforcing rules, maintaining peace, and preventing crime through established authorities
Noun
The police force, or agencies involved in the prevention of crime
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