Pick out the most effective pair of words from the given pair of words make the sentences meaningfully complete.

It is the role of the state to ____ crime and protect people and property. If the state is unable to prevent a crime it falls upon the state to __ the victim.

A. prevent-support

B. preventing-encourage

C. prevent-supporting

D. forbid-discourage

Please do not use chat terms. Example: avoid using "grt" instead of "great".