ICE

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

ICE is an acronym for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a government agency part of the United States Department of Homeland Security. The agency enforces federal border control and customs laws.

ICE was created with the Homeland Security Act in response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. It is one of the largest U.S. criminal investigative agencies along with the FBI. The responsibilities of ICE include the identification and elimination of vulnerabilities regarding U.S. economic, transportation, border, and infrastructure securities.

Example

"ICE is in Minneapolis, everybody stay safe!"
Some ICE officers making an arrest

Some ICE officers making an arrest

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Last Updated: February 28, 2017

Meaning 2

In case of emergency

Typically precedes one or more instructions to follow if there is an emergency.

Example

"ICE: 1) Walk to the nearest staircase, 2) Proceed downstairs to the main level, 3) Exit the building."

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Last Updated: February 3, 2014

Meaning 3

Diamonds

A slang term referring to diamonds or diamond-encrusted jewelry; commonly used by rappers and gang members to brag about their wealth; often appears as a cross or sports team logo made up entirely of diamonds.

Example

"It doesn't matter about the car I drive or the ice around my neck.
You're right, it just matters that you recognize it's just about respect, thanks *NSYNC!"
A collection of diamonds

A collection of diamonds

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Last Updated: April 7, 2016

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