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unarmed

Biology (of animals and plants) having no claws, prickles, spines, thorns, or similar structures

unarmed

[¦ən′ärmd]
(ordnance)
The condition of a fuse (or other firing device) in which the necessary steps to put it in condition to function have not taken place; while in the unarmed state the fuse is safe to handle, store, and transport.
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The admiral noted that even if they're unarmed, "it's a safety of flight problem.
The study noted that black Americans are nearly three times more likely than their white peers to be killed by police and nearly five times more likely to be killed by police when unarmed.
The researchers found that in the three months prior to the survey, 38,993 of 103,710 black American respondents were exposed to one or more police killings of unarmed black Americans in their state of residence.
Most of them appear to have been unarmed or not presenting an imminent threat to the Israeli Security Forces (ISF) at the time of their killing or injury.
The most recent statement by Israeli army general, Tzvika Fogel, on Israel radio encouraging the shooting of unarmed children posing no threat to soldiers' life "is incomprehensible and shocking," added the Geneva-based Euro-Med Monitor.
The most recent statement by Israeli Army General Tzvika Fogel on Israel radio encouraging the shooting of unarmed children posing no threat to soldiers' life "is incomprehensible and shocking", the Geneva-based Euro-Med Monitor said, WAFA reported.
The post (http://www.palestinechronicle.com/soldiers-killed-unarmed-palestinian-boy-acquitted/) Soldiers Who Killed Unarmed Palestinian Boy Could Be Acquitted appeared first on (http://www.palestinechronicle.com) Palestine Chronicle.
He said it would be NCRPO policy for 'Tokhangers' - officers who conduct Tokhang - to be unarmed.
National scrutiny of shootings by police began after an unarmed black teenager from a suburb of St Louis was fatally shot by a white police officer in August 2014.
The Washington Post reports that from January, 2015 through July 10, 2016, there were 100 unarmed people killed by police (Lowery, 2016).
It is for these reasons that the question of whether you want an armed or unarmed police service is now the wrong one.
Seeing a Threat, Police Will Shoot an Unarmed Individual - Public outcries over shootings of unarmed people are often especially pronounced, underpinned with the inference that police should seldom find it necessary to unleash lethal force on unarmed civilians.