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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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Police ask anyone with information about the robberies to call Eugene police Detective Jed McGuire, 541-682-6308.
Valdora was referring to O'Neal's police detective father; he explained that this relationship made O'Neal an "extended family member.
The men were arrested Friday after Castellanos-Ramos told an undercover Springfield police detective who had posed as a drug dealer that he needed $11,000 to have 40 ounces of black-tar heroin delivered to Springfield, court records show.
Authorities said Glendale police Detective Keith Soboleski was driving his personal vehicle north on the Golden State Freeway near Western Avenue about 10:15 p.
In Massachusetts as well as other states, when bank robbers are apprehended by the work of State Police Detective Units or Municipal Police detective bureaus, those cases can still be tried in Federal Courts where penalties are often stiffer.
Campbell, now a Burbank police detective, said he was out patrolling Nov.
Thomas, then a Boulder police detective, was assigned to the murder investigation of six-year old JonBenet Ramsey, who was found dead in her parents' basement on December 26, 1996.
11, 1995--In order that visitors to Las Vegas are well informed and aren't ``gambling'' when it comes to having fun and saving money, a retired Las Vegas police detective has formed a company, Las Vegas Freebie$ (sic), that ensures that every visitor can leave town a ``winner'' -- at least in terms of savings on free and discounted items.
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.