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suspect

A person identified as possibly having an interest in buying, but who has not yet been contacted or has not yet given any evidence of interest. Contrast with a prospect, who has indicated some interest in buying and who appears to have the desire and the ability to purchase.

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The advantages of naming and shaming as a deterrent for perpetrators and a protective measure for potential victims outweighs the disadvantages.
A number of studies have round that among sexual assaults perpetrated by males against females (rape, other physically forced sexual contact, verbally coerced sexual contact), about 50% involved the consumption of alcohol by either the perpetrator or the victim.
The church has indeed tended to discount and marginalize the victims of domestic violence as well as the perpetrator.
In the suit, the parents of Masakazu Sudo, a company employee from the town of Kaminokawa, are demanding a total of 153 million yen from the prefectural government, which has jurisdiction over the prefectural police force, the teenage perpetrators and their five parents.
The research on people with mental illness as perpetrators of violence sheds some light on the victimization experiences of this vulnerable group.
The rhetoric of the "special threat" has in recent decades encompassed potential domestic terrorism, and now it focuses increasingly on perpetrators of "hate crimes.
MOTIVATIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF TORTURE PERPETRATORS
What's more, I haven't been impressed by the efforts of the authorities to recover any assets or prosecute the perpetrators.
In fact, perpetrators may not view the incident as a hostage or barricade situation yet.
Through a suspect target management plan, six police teams will track the state's most violent and repeat domestic violence perpetrators.
The report says the 972 alleged perpetrators are officers, including a major general, seven brigadiers, 31 colonels, four lieutenant colonels, 115 majors and 40 captains of the Indian Army.