preventive detention

Definition of "preventive detention"
  1. The detainment of an accused individual before their trial to avoid potential further harmful actions or to safeguard a person or the community
How to use "preventive detention" in a sentence
  1. The suspect was held in preventive detention due to the severity of the alleged crime and the risk to public safety.
  2. The court ordered preventive detention for the accused to restrict any potential misconduct.
  3. Preventive detention can play a significant role in ensuring individual and public safety when there is a risk associated with releasing the defendant.

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