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police investigation

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the investigation of criminal activities

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Passers-by on their way to work, children playing on the pavement opposite did not suspect that a police investigation was under way.

    Maigret and the Bum

  • David Cameron and the attorney general, Dominic Grieve, will come under sustained pressure to hold a public inquiry into phone hacking at the News of the World and the conduct of the police investigation into the practice over the past five years.

    David Cameron under growing pressure to hold public phone-hacking inquiry

  • I could, of course, have asked Mycroft to retrieve a more complete account of the police investigation into Iris Fitzwarren’s murder, and in fact I did think about it, for perhaps five seconds.

    A Monstrous Regiment of Women

  • Pressed in the Commons by Labour's deputy leader, Harriet Harman, to accede to a public inquiry, Clegg said: "If there are wider issues that need to be looked at once the police investigation is complete, of course we can return to them."

    David Cameron under growing pressure to hold public phone-hacking inquiry

  • I remember the police investigation and the arrest of the boys and Claire De Haven becoming outraged and holding fund-raisers.

    The Big Nowhere

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