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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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CUTLINE: City police detectives enter the Commerce Bank branch on Park Avenue in Worcester that was robbed Friday morning.
A Springfield man faces federal charges after he allegedly had 2 1/2 pounds of heroin delivered to Lane County last week, intending to sell it to a buyer who was actually an under cover police detective.
More than two dozen DEA agents, Los Angeles police detectives and Houston uniformed officers, all wearing raid jackets, were among those on the scene.
When British police detectives from Scotland Yard went to Russia to interview a number of witnesses and suspects, including the three men who had met with Litvinenko, they were told that two of the main objects of interest, Lugovoi and Kovtun, were in hospital quarantine for radiation poisoning.
In one study he conducted with Geiselman, witnesses of a filmed, simulated violent attack remembered 50 percent more about it when interviewed by high school stu dents trained in the enhanced procedure than when interviewed by experienced police detectives trained in the original cognitive approach.
As part of Operation REACT, six FBI agents and six police detectives were assigned full-time to area 2's detective commander.
Last July, Port Authority Police detectives at JFK, working with District Attorney Brown's Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, arrested seven men in connection with the armed hijacking of a tractor-trailer containing more than 14,000 pairs of designer women's shoes.
Now, police detectives can access this information in simply minutes via phone, fax, email or pager before they arrive at the crime scene.
State police detectives also checked on the predatory sex offenders to confirm their actual addresses were accurate.
Los Angeles police detectives are investigating whether others may have been victimized by a registered sex offender who was arrested earlier this month.
At a news conference today, BART Police detectives told reporters they believe the two suspects who murdered a man outside the entrance to the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station last month are using two young children and their mom as pawns in order to flee police.
The Animal Cruelty Task Force, founded last summer to stem a growing number of dog- and cockfights often associated with gangs, includes four Los Angeles animal control officers, two police detectives and a deputy city attorney.