citizen informant

Definition of "citizen informant"
  1. An individual who is driven by a sense of civic duty to assist law enforcement, rather than seeking personal benefits or deals from the police force
How to use "citizen informant" in a sentence
  1. The police were able to apprehend the robbers due to the diligent efforts of a citizen informant.
  2. A citizen informant reported suspicious activity to the local law enforcement, aiding in a major crime prevention.
  3. The police department often relies on citizen informants to help solve cases that might have otherwise remained unresolved.

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