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detective

noun agent, criminologist, espier, examiner, indagator, inquirer, inquiry agent, inspector, investigator, prober
Associated concepts: police detectives, private detective
See also: peace officer, spy
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His missing wife's case was one that homicide detectives handed to others when they retired or transferred.
At the MPD, these factors undermined the protracted investigations worked by homicide detectives and prosecutors, resulting in dismissed charges that allowed killers to be released and roam the streets again.
A pathologist should be notified immediately on the finding of any death that is suspicious, and should collaborate with homicide detectives to determine if foul play was involved," Dr.
Homicide Detectives Larry Brandenberg and Tom Harris, the latter a retired investigator who came back to work cold cases, shared the credit for their spicy brew.
Hahn said sheriff's homicide detectives instructed the CHP not to release the man's name.
Homicide detectives at the scene would not disclose how the man died.
Homicide detectives were investigating Monday the death of a man whose dismembered body was found stuffed in plastic bags in a shopping cart in Panorama City, police said.
PALMDALE - Sheriff's homicide detectives have asked for the public's help in finding the gunman who shot to death a 23-year-old man on the Antelope Valley Freeway, a sergeant said.
Dwayne Ernest Harris, 24, was arrested early Friday after Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives obtained information that he was hiding in Philadelphia and obtained a warrant.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Blair or the women should call Van Nuys homicide detectives at (818) 756-8370.
PALMDALE - Sheriff's homicide detectives on Sunday were investigating the fatal stabbing of a 25-year-old man at a party.
Sheriff's homicide detectives have not said what the argument was about, but coaches and friends said Jeremy may have cut in front of or been teasing the younger boy.