Translation of offender in Spanish:

offender

Pronunciation: /əˈfendər; əˈfendə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • infractor, (masculine, feminine); (criminal) delincuente (masculine and feminine) as he was a first offender como era su primera infracción/su primer delito, como no tenía antecedentes penales previous offender reincidente (masculine and feminine) as far as wasting paper's concerned, he's the worst offender en cuanto a desperdiciar papel, él es más culpable que nadie
    More example sentences
    • Offenders often fail to realize the severity of their crimes, and an antagonistic prison environment can exacerbate feelings of being wrongly accused and hamper treatment.
    • State budget deficits are often amplified by costs associated with prisons bulging with nonviolent drug offenders.
    • In the past two decades, the federal prison population has doubled, mostly due to drug offenders.

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The National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the Guardia Civil.