any person, as a law-enforcement officer or government official, who works to prevent crime or to enforce criminal laws.
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How to use crime-fighter in a sentence
By Olivia Nuzzi Chris Christie built his reputation as a crime-fighter.
The 2011 pilot starred Adrianne Palicki as a revamped Wonder Woman: a crime fighter, executive, and all-around modern woman.
Dinkins, according to de Blasio, was, unbeknownst to the public, a staunch and effective crime fighter.Is New York City Mayoral Candidate Bill de Blasio the New Dinkins? | Fred Siegel | September 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This Batman has the emotional and physical scars of a seasoned crime fighter, or in this case, any generic Hollywood superhero.Ben Affleck Isn’t the Worst Thing to Happen to Batman | Sujay Kumar | August 31, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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