Crime Fighting

Crime Fighting

See also Sleuthing.
Batman
devotes his life to fighting Gotham City’s criminals. [Comics: Berger, 160]
Canadian Mounties
(Royal Canadian Mounted Police) corps which gained a romantic reputation for daring exploits and persistence in trailing criminals. [Can. Hist.: NCE, 2367]
Dragnet
radio show in which justice is always served. [Radio: Buxton, 73]
Earp, Wyatt
(1848–1929) law officer and gunfighter of American West. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 819]
Kojak
hard-boiled, Manhattan plainclothes detective. [TV: Ter-race, I, 445]
Lone Ranger
arch foe of criminals in early west. [Radio: “The Lone Ranger” in Buxton, 143–144; Comics: Horn, 460; TV: Terrace, II, 34–35]
McGarrett, Steve
implacable nemesis of Hawaiian wrongdoers. [TV: “Hawaii Five-O” in Terrace, I, 342]
Ness, Eliot
G-man successfully subdues Prohibition gangsters. [TV: “The Untouchables” in Terrace, II, 402–403]
Peel, Sir Robert
(1788–1850) reorganized British police; established Irish constabulary. [Br. Hist.: Flexner, 276]
Purvis, Melvin
gunned down Dillinger outside Chicago theater (1934). [Am. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 464]
Scotland Yard
Criminal Investigation Department of Metropolitan Police. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 97]
Starsky and Hutch
plainclothes L.A. detectives break cases and hearts. [TV: Terrace, II, 317]
Superman
invincible scourge of crime. [Comics: Horn, 642–643]
Texas Rangers
19th-century constabulary thwarting villains. [Am. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1071]
Tracy, Dick
comic book cop. [Comics: Horn, 206–207]
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Though complaints against the police for bad 'behaviour and attitude' are not uncommon, for the first time, CPO Abbas Ahsan asked Twitter users for feedback on police performance under four categories including crime fighting, behaviour and attitude honesty and integrity and human rights.
A woman police officer has left behind all other investigators in crime fighting in Lahore.
The operation - codenamed Jarra - commenced in May when the nationwide crime fighting agency finally became fully operational in the region, almost two years after it began work in the rest of the UK.
Bruce Wayne's mansion has apparently aged along with the character in all those years of crime fighting. According to (http://batman-news.com/2014/09/26/exclusive-wayne-manor-batman-v-superman-dawn-justice-photos/) Batman-news , the rundown, abandoned Detroit Ransom Gillis mansion will be used for Zack Snyder's "Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice." It's rumoured to be the movie's version of Wayne Manor.
Intelligence units have been established in all police stations of Islamabad to assist in improving security environment in metropolitan and crime fighting, police source said.
Today, Adam Leonard, the Founder and CEO of NewStart, who is a Colorado Springs native, who after a distinguished 10+ year Law Enforcement career is finally able to “go public” with his vision of developing pro-active internet-based crime fighting tools, and creating powerful communications and social networking solutions for enhancing and improving local Community Policing efforts.
The artists have also joined crime fighting networks such as the Mandume Ndemufawo Women and Men Network against crime, the Cultural group for Women and Men against crime, and the Khomas Region Voluntary Crime fighters.
The NCA is welcome but I would like to see more resources, investment and education going in to support crime fighting agencies and UK business in their battle against the online criminals."
Summary: The Lebanese Army launched a phone application Friday that tries to involve users in crime fighting, allowing people to report suspicious vehicles, abductions or other security events.
A MAN who worked for a crime fighting charity tried to cash a cheque in a bogus bank account, a court heard yesterday.
Summary: DUBAI - International police officials who participated in the symposium of best police practices which concluded on Wednesday praised the effort by Dubai Police to bring crime fighting forces together for the good of society.

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