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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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DEA agents and Springfield police detectives seized heroin from Carbajal's vehicle as they took him and Castellanos- Ramos into custody Friday near Marcola and Camp Creek roads, just outside Springfield.
Valdora was referring to O'Neal's police detective father; he explained that this relationship made O'Neal an "extended family member.
3) Shabod Hosseini was arrested after pulling over a Glendale police detective and showing a fake badge, officials say.
According to testimony from police Detective Charles Howell, 33 shots were fired by Garcia and Aranda, Pavelka fired eight and Campbell two.
Charleboix, a retired Las Vegas police detective, said the concept for his new entrepreneurial business venture originated because of the requests he had received over the years from friends and relatives who wanted to know ``what's happening'' and where the ``good deals'' were.
The car went around the block once, eyeing them," Los Angeles police Detective Rick Swanston said.
Anyone who may have been a victim or may have additional information relating to the investigation was asked to call Burbank police Detective Sean Kelley at (818) 238-3248.
At least one other victim, a female roommate of Hailey's, is unidentified, said Simi Valley Police Detective Tom Marshall, and there could be more.
A man suspected of killing a police detective and wounding his colleague last month has been captured in Mexico, ending a manhunt that stretched through Los Angeles, Denver police said Saturday.
There appears to be foul play, and the husband is a person of interest that we'd like to talk to,'' Los Angeles police Detective Mike Coffey said.
If Raul Garcia-Gomez, who might be in Los Angeles and is suspected in the shooting death of Denver police Detective Donnie Young and the wounding of Detective Jack Bishop, makes his way to Mexico, he is ``home free.
One of the memories motivating Dean is the 1985 slaying of Los Angeles police Detective Thomas Williams, who encouraged Dean to become an officer in 1980.