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adjective as in disarmed

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The SBU’s heavily armed SWAT team breached Klepikov’s door but kept the unarmed Americans waiting outside the apartment.

Lawmakers last year voted to take away the police department’s $23 million annual contract with the school system to hire more than 300 unarmed private security guards at schools.

He said he will do so by increasing the police force but will also increase unarmed personnel to deal with nonviolent disturbances and mental illness.

The mayor plans to triple the number of unarmed officers in the police bureau, from 11 to 33, to help manage reports related to mental illness and mounting homelessness while freeing up armed police for more serious calls.

The city and county government will replace their traditional police department with a civilian-led, majority unarmed Department of Community Solutions and Public Safety, which will remove armed officers from nonviolent situations.

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Policemen on the show joke about prison riots, bomb threats, and the shooting of unarmed civilians.

Just the hard-on before you shoot unarmed members of the public.

Gunfire was exchanged and Sam, who was unarmed, was wounded.

They still saw white policemen killing unarmed African Americans in what they perceive as cold blood and without repercussions.

By allowing him to live, Marshal avoided the shame of killing an unarmed heir-apparent.

Instead of being a destroyer of merchandise, this new craft was an unarmed carrier of merchandise.

Many of them were unarmed, but he had a formidable host in comparison to the small army opposed to him.

They were simply onlookers; they were unarmed, and were merely there to witness the queen's punishment.

The master replied: "I would not have him to act with me who will unarmed attack a tiger, or cross a river without a boat."

When we came to Vaimusu, the houses were very full of men, but all seemingly unarmed.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unarmed, such as: helpless, powerless, exposed, open, hands tied, and indefensible.

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