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INSPECTOR. The name given to certain officers whose duties are to examine and inspect things over which they have jurisdiction; as, inspector of bark , one who is by law authorized to examine bark for exportation, and to approve or disapprove of its quality. Inspectors of customs are officers appointed by the general government: as to their duties, see Story's L. U. S. vol. 1, 590, 605, 609, 610, 612, 619, 621, 623, 650; ii. 1490, 1516; iii. 1650, 1790.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Detective Inspector Ralefala told the court that there was another witness currently in Zimbabwe, who was expected back in the country on August 25.
A father of three, Detective Inspector Hopkins joined the 9/12th Royal Lancers aged 16 before working his way through the ranks at South Wales Police.
Those responsible have clearly given very little thought towards the safety of the wider community Detective Inspector Siobhan Gainer
Detective Inspector Hines added: "Evidence shows McGregor was prone to bouts of extreme loss of temper.
Detective Inspector Alan O'Brien said yesterday: "We are looking to trace two males in black clothing with their faces covered."
Detective Inspector David Moran wants an outside force to investigate his claims Police Scotland acted criminally by searching his phone records during their hunt for journalists' sources.
Vancouver, WA, February 10, 2016 --( Barking Rain Press, a non-profit fiction publisher, announced the paperback and eBook release of "Damaged Souls: A Detective Inspector White Caper," the third book in the D.I.
"He was banged to rights," said Detective Inspector Andy Paddison.
Detective Inspector Asnicar sais he did not believe there was a multiple murderer still at large and that police were talking to the woman.
Detective Inspector Thornes said the parents of the birthday party host were keeping an eye on the celebrations.