How to use Detective in a sentence
Detective Jackson's voice surprised me.
The police detective helped us by perjuring himself.
I considered calling Howie and learn what he'd told the detective before I blurted out something that totally contradicted what my former partner in crime had related.
Detective Jackson looked up at me.
I know they have a very good detective on the payroll.Advertisement
The only item of information I'd withheld from Detective Jackson was that the assailant had asked me where everybody else was.
He used to be a police detective, back in Pennsylvania.
Instead, he asked Fred about his detective work.
I blurted out my suspicions to Detective Jackson and said a prayer.
My, you're being a regular nosy little detective, aren't you?Advertisement
You used to be a big city detective.
All this detective work and attention to linguistic nuance slows our pace.
A woman detective constable found a deposit on the table in the drawing room.
I missed my calling as a wise and successful detective!
I couldn't think of a logical way to advise Detective Jackson.Advertisement
The detective gave me a look but said nothing as he led me down a long corridor to a darkened back room.
I had related to the detective what I'd learned from Willard Humphries, Grasso's cell mate, that he had a hide out somewhere away from Santa Barbara.
Matt Parkman - Matt Parkman is a detective who has an ability that many police officers probably wish they had - the power to read the mind of others.
You didn't tell the detective what you suspected about the man who tried to kill you?
Are you going to continue to play detective and grill the poor woman, or is this a fun trip?Advertisement
The man reached down with one hand and pulled his partner to a standing position and nudged Dean forward all in one motion, burying his gun in the detective's side.
God, I thought I was so damn smart, changing names, changing vehicles and some old guy and a small town detective find me like I've got a sign around my neck.
By personal detective work, that is, by visiting police stations at unexpected times and by making the rounds at night of disorderly places which were suspected of violating the law, he not only displayed personal courage in positions of some danger, but aroused public opinion.
The detective is the direct descendant of the old "Bow Street runners" or "Robin Redbreasts" - so styled from their scarlet waistcoats - officers in attendance upon the old-fashioned police offices and despatched by the sitting magistrates to follow up any very serious crime in the interests of the public or at the urgent request of private persons.
There is, first of all, the service of the Surete-- in other words, of public safety - the detective department, employed entirely in the pursuit and capture of criminals; next comes the police, now amalgamated with the Surete, that watches over the morals of the capital and possesses arbitrary powers under the existing laws of France; then there is the brigade de garnis, the police charged with the supervision of all lodging-houses, from the commonest "sleep-sellers'" shop, as it is called, to the grandest hotels.Advertisement
There is a separate branch, the detective bureau, composed of picked men, charged with the investigation and, still more, the prevention of crime.
While my area was outside his usual jurisdiction, Detective Jackson sent a car out toward Surry to see if they could spot my wife and Molly.
Damn, Dean thought, this detective stuff comes roaring back after an absenceâ€”like bike riding, swimming and sex.
Frankly, I agree he was being a pain in the ass, but you quit being a detective when you left the Eastâ€”we're the guys still on the job.
Fellow detectives Tom DeLeo and Andy Sackler, seated across the room, were arguing as usual while the only other occupant, newcomer Detective Lenny Harrigan, was either catching a quick nap or meditating.Advertisement
Classic Detective - is identified as an investigator who solved mysteries through observation and logical deduction.
Transitional Detective - used violence instead of logical deduction to solve crime.
Noir Detective - focused on a darker side of society.
In this game you play FBI agent Ethan Thomas, a detective who investigates serial killer murders.
After his second term on The Young and the Restless, Moore landed a starring role in the primetime detective drama Criminal Minds.Advertisement
Locating this kind of lingerie requires a bit of detective work.
Many companies, like Merri Mysteries, offer mystery party supply kits, complete with a story line, character descriptions and everything else you and your friends need to play detective.
Thus, Daneel can, with Earth detective Elijah Bailey, go 'undercover' as a human to help solve the mystery.
He might come off as something of a stuffed shirt, were it not his taste for detective fiction of the hard-boiled Dashiell Hammett variety and he often enjoys experiencing life as Private Eye Dixon Hill in a holodeck game.
According to Detective Norman Hunter of the Norfolk Police Department, Byrne's bed had not been slept in.Advertisement
She led the detective through a kitchen cluttered with coffee cups, soiled plates and two half-eaten cakes.
Mayer turned to Dean as he and the detective moved back to Mayer's office.
Dean never mentioned this bit of detective work to anyone, but he could guess who had torn the page from the Parkside Library edition.
The 32-year-old detective with bright red crew cut and opened-collar sports shirt looked as if nothing short of a catastrophe would cause him a lick of concern.
Detective Hunter pointed out the sights as they left the airport and drove toward the center city police headquarters.Advertisement
Detective Hunter asked me what I wanted to do about Jeff's things.
Dean detailed what he'd learned from speaking with Cynthia Byrne and meeting with Byrne's boss in Philadelphia and gave the detective a written copy of his interviews.
We're not running 'Police Investigation 101,' so you can use it as a classroom to play detective.
This here's Detective Dean from up in Yankee land.
Fred looked at Dean as if the detective was clueless.Advertisement
Utilizing the best of his detective training, he deduced she was as deaf as a turnip.
Your buddy Detective Norman Hunter is off fishing somewhere so you're supposed to go directly to the morgue on your own.
He tried to appease the Norfolk detective by saying no permanent harm had been done and even Mrs. Byrne seemed to have made it through the ordeal.
Detective Hunter finally sat.
He pledged to himself to refuse any further urge to "beat this dog," as his Norfolk detective friend had so aptly put it.
Your friend Detective Hunter called from Norfolk.
I'm strictly a stay-at-home couch detective, behind the scenes, back-room guy, like Father Brown or Nero Wolfe.
Let 'em do their own detective work.
While the detective had formulated a plan to confirm the listening device, he needed help to carry it off.
This is Detective Dean.
Jenny didn't look as if she believed their story but Dean was a detective so she simply took their statements and refrained from asking embarrassing questions.
After a few seconds he handed the detective the telephone.
Detective Norman Hunter called Dean from Norfolk later the same week.
That's because I'm the smartest detective in the world—and I always keep an open mind.
For the preservation of order this force is by no means inefficient, but it fails as a detective agency and also in the prosecution of crime, being distrusted by the people generally.
A detective's work consists largely in forming and testing hypothesis.
I explained to Detective Jackson that my wife and a friend's child were out walking our dog as I frantically dialed Betsy's cell phone.
I could tell at once by Detective Jackson's voice that something was incredibly wrong.
Mr. Dean here, part time detective and sheriff candidate, tracked down a hot lead on some bonesâ€”maybe a long dead villainâ€”up at The Lucky Pup mine.
And a smart big city detective like you didn't guess maybe this was the Edith he was talking about?
But the detective's enthusiasm was contagious and Dean was content to not interrupt the friendly officer's nonstop chatter.
So, a smart detective would go downtown and ask his old friend Monica Cutler at the Sentinel for a list of out of town people who've ordered the paper to be mailed to 'em. The ones who've signed up over the past few weeks.
Detective Norman Hunter had returned from his mountain fishing trip and was irate at the snafu that had occurred at the morgue in his absence.
After about five minutes the man furthest from the door rose and crossed to the telephone behind Dean while the detective buried his face in his beer.
Christie was rather cagey about her many detective stories, comparing their production to a sausage factory.
When the detective is attacked by cannibals, McCabe escapes back to the trading outpost where he falls in with Rymer.
Detective Sergeant Pete Hill from Nuneaton CID said, " This was a totally despicable act for which there can be no excuse.
He ran away from home, and created a new identity working as an assistant for bumbling detective Kuruma Jo.
Equipment is available at a fraction of the cost of hiring a Private detective which can give you all the evidence that you need!
Alan urges the detective to follow up certain leads he perceives.
Sherlock Holmes, the fictional detective in Arthur Conan Doyle's books, was a regular cocaine user.
He had just left the room in which I sat with Basil Grant and his brother Rupert, the voluble amateur detective.
Stewart plays a retired police detective who becomes swept up in a complex crime and falls for the wrong woman.
A crime scene, as any budding detective might inform you, must be secured lest the DNA and forensic evidence be contaminated.
The unit will consist of a detective sergeant who will have four detective sergeant who will have four detective constables working under him.
Stamford Holmes is a reluctant consulting detective in a modern age where the crimes are mundane, not offering challenge.
This novel is essentially a ripping yarn yet it somehow stands apart from typical pulp detective writing.
Lea Moore is a police detective in Oakland, California.
This archeological detective story attempts to reveal the true meaning of the prophecies of the Old and New Testaments.
Also ' walking with children ' is well documented, sometimes as a real detective story or treasure hunt.
Fifteen years later, a detective called Laura Hiley picked up the data and used DNA evidence to find the identity of the murderer.
We meant of course that Mr Nicolme is a detective in the police farce.
Slim, well crafted detective fiction you can polish off in a few hours.
A lot of modern detective work is also very hi-tech.
House History Starter Pack N Barratt All you need to become your own house detective.
He also used a superintendent, a detective chief inspector and two detective inspectors on the probe.
After the war a new kind of detective story (the roman noir or ' dark novel ') did emerge.
The Letter Detective is a lively CD-ROM for children at the first stages of learning phonics.
During a chase a man who had seen the scuffle asked the store detective if he needed a hand.
The unit will consist of a detective sergeant who will have four detective constables working under him.
He expressed his concerns to inquiry leader detective superintendent Richard Holland, who was in charge of the Ripper inquiry.
The signature tune for the Detective pilot episode was composed by John Addison.
Let's say you have a detective RPG and you want the player to interact with a hot-dog vender.
All 56 puzzles demand great detective work, rebus word puzzles and each rewards you with a different secret message.
But like the crumpled, rumpled detective himself, it 's one which is deceptively brilliant in its simplicity.
A SINGING detective from Glasgow is hoping to strum up a major boost for our hospice appeal.
It is synonymous with the very word detective.
With your wits, instincts, fighting ability and detective skills solve the mystery of the increasing number murders caused by serial killers in the city.
It merely takes persistence, a little detective work and time.
It helps to think like a detective, looking a few steps ahead of just putting the products on you.
I needed twenty minutes to bring the retired detective up to date.
I needed time to formulate a response to Detective Jackson's questions but I wished I had some idea of the extent of what he knew or had deduced.
Knowing the local police included Detective Jackson, I suggested he contact the Simi Valley attorney first to find out if the vehicle I saw was in fact his.
That was my entry to explain to Brennan my pending problems with the Keene detective.
If I hadn't been summoned to Detective Jackson's office, I would have gone there anyway.
I never did find out what Howie told Detective Jackson but whatever was said, it put Jackson in a tizzy.
Though I was anxious to speak with Detective Jackson for an update, it was too early to call.
I didn't at first recognize the New Hampshire number but remembered I'd given mine to Detective Jackson.
I answered to detective Jackson.
I'll get the New Hampshire detective.
I blurted to the Keene detective.
The detective seemed unconvinced until I told him John Luke Grasso wanted something from my friend and he might have contacted him.
She wore a somber look as she glanced nervously at me before speaking to the detective.
I've chased more bad guys running Bird Song bed and breakfast than when I was a Parkside, Pennsylvania police detective.
Mr. Dean here, part time detective and sheriff candidate, tracked down a hot lead on some bones—maybe a long dead villain—up at The Lucky Pup mine.
This detective stuff comes roaring back after an absence—like bike riding and swimming.
While she'd most likely be out on the job, he'd case the place, now that his detective hat was fitting so well.
Detective Dean might have been on a roll, but his wagon had suddenly come to a stop.
The two had shared Dean's bachelorhood for fifteen years until Dean, an ex-Pennsylvania police detective married Cynthia Byrne seven months earlier.
Dean thought before answering, wondering how much to admit to Donald Ryland, regressing back to his old detective days.
Besides, now that you're a retired detective, Fred and I have to carry the ball.
They had dined at an expensive restaurant, at Fred's booking and in his company, when the only connection between them was Detective Dean investigating her husband's disappearance.
The detective, who looked to be about fifty, started to take Dean's arm.
Fitzgerald started to say something but Corday grimaced, let out a long sigh and nodded for the younger detective to leave.
Proper detective work calls for an orderly investigation.
Frankly, I agree he was being a pain in the ass, but you quit being a detective when you left the East—we're the guys still on the job.
You were a pretty damn good detective back East.
Then he added, "Good job, detective O'Connor."
Like any good mystery novel detective, he'd bide his time.
Fred assumed his senior detective mode.
Detective David Dean sat in the Parkside Pennsylvania Police Headquarters with his feet in his lower desk drawer.
David Dean was 38 years old and the only unmarried detective.
The red-haired detective was never without a smile, even when snoozing.
Detective Hunter advised the Sentinel by phone that tidal conditions on the Chesapeake might make retrieving a body difficult.
The detective's knock was answered by a woman who introduced herself as Janice Riley, the neighbor he had spoken to on the phone.
Plane tickets for the next day's flight to Virginia were on Dean's desk with a list of the time he was to leave his house, where he should park at the airport and a description of Detective Norman Hunter whom he was to meet in Norfolk.
Detective David Dean had been seeing Attorney Ethel Rosewater three or four times a month for more than two years.
Detective Norman Hunter, who met the arriving aircraft, was unperturbed by the overdue flight.
The door to Leland Anderson's office was closed when Dean arrived, and Lenny Harrigan was the only detective at his desk.
Instead he tried and discarded a who-done-it and then attempted a conversation with Mrs. Lincoln, but she seemed more interested in sleeping than listening to a bored detective.
Gowen (1836-1889), president of the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company, sent James McParlan, an Irish Catholic and a Pinkerton detective (who some thirty years later attracted attention in the investigation of the assassination of Governor Steunenberg of Idaho), to the mining region in 1873; he joined the order, lived among the "Molly Maguires" for more than two years, and even became secretary of the Shenandoah division, one of the most notoriously criminal lodges of the order.
While Dean, a retired Pennsylvania police detective, was reluctant to return to law enforcement, Sheriff Jake Weller's retirement offered an opportunity not easily dismissed.
The detective had wondered about Fred O'Connor's apparent acceptance of Dean's pronouncement he was going to Colorado alone.
For these reasons the approach to investigating and treating farm animals requires a coordinated teamwork detective approach, with individuals from many different disciplines.
The second UNION JACK tale is, as with the first, presented with the help and permission of the great detective himself.
Marlowe is a hard-boiled, wisecracking detective with a big streak of integrity down his spine and with a moral code of his own.
The detective was very good at ratiocination since he could use logic to figure out how the crime was committed.
The police detective expressed his doubts about the veracity of the suspect's story.
Even after interviewing multiple people, the detective could not make an inference about who could be a suspect.
The detective had much reason to question the validity of the evidence.
Detective Digby was determined to thwart the schemes of the malevolent criminal.
Whether you enjoy gangster, detective, or police action movies, you have a wide selection of titles available if you want to buy crime films.
They are best described as having a story focused on an investigation of a crime, with a strong detective character in charge.
Detective crime films have been popular since 1900.
This in turn led to different types of detective characters.
Do you want to buy crime films focused on traditional detective types?
It was a pet detective that found Paris Hilton's Tinkerbell and I'm sure he got more than a room with a view for it.
Mystery is a high-interest area for many elementary school boys, and Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective who makes it simple for readers to try to crack cases right along with him.
The series starts out with Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective and includes more than 20 titles.
The forensic accountant acts as a type of detective to uncover the truth about financial matters.
You may need to read a number of different blog posts before you find exactly what you are looking for, but the bit of detective work involved will be worth it.
If your search of state or county records does not turn up any divorce history, consider asking the individual's friends or hiring a private detective.
Know that with some detective work, you can find a cute dress on any budget.
In the film, Farrell plays Sonny Crockett, the Miami detective made famous by Don Johnson in the 1980s television series.
Celebrity Detective - This site has a nice list of younger stars, from Jessica Simpson to Justin Timberlake, as well as aerial views of their homes.
Parents who may have grown up with the detective dog themselves are now thrilled to find their kids love him too.
By investigating these characteristics, dog owners can use a little at-home detective work to identify which breeds make up their mutts.
You'll have to play Sherlock Holmes and do a little detective work to correctly identify the cause and prescribe the remedy.
The Cowboy Casanova himself is a shady figure, never seen in full light, but his outfit looks more like a film-noir detective than a cowboy.
You will look and feel like a private detective - or a spy - and you will stay comfortable in the inclement weather.
Complete the game (on any difficulty level) and you will be able to unlock several additional bat-suits including the Caped Crusader Suit, the Dark Knight Suit and the World's Greatest Detective Suit.
You also have access to some cool gadgets that will help you with your detective work.
Max, having lost his wife and his child to drug-addicted criminals, is back working as a detective for the New York Police Department.
You play as Nancy Drew, girl detective, in 1930's America and work to solve mysteries.
You play as Nancy Drew, girl detective, in 1930's America.
You can participate in action scenarios in military, sci-fi, secret agent, detective and other cool roles.
In many cases finding the answer to the question, "How Much Is My Antique Worth?" takes detective work on your part.
The opportunity to be a detective - Genealogy requires the search for information, with formats ranging from court house record books, library microfilm, family photos and documents and web searches.
Being a genealogist is very much like being a detective, so it can be very exciting.
It just takes a little detective work to find the treasure troves of information, and it takes your time and effort to go through the records.
It is possible to obtain free public birth records, but you must put on your detective hat and utilize the repertoire of local, regional, county, national and international resources available to you.
With a little detective work, it's easy to find the correct repository for the record.
Not only is this star a stunning beauty, but her ability to portray a smart, confident, and successful detective in one of the most successful, longest-running franchises in television history makes her all the more admired.
I recommend you drop the detective work.
Pretend you are a detective and conduct your own stakeout.
While it may be kind of fun to do the detective work yourself, hiring a professional may yield better, and quicker, results.
If you have ever wanted to be a detective or a private investigator this may appeal to you.
Many trains also include a show such as a detective mystery to solve.
This is a boon for the gluten intolerant, as it eliminates the need for detective work before your enjoy your snack.
When the detective leaves the room or covers his eyes, everyone else should hold the parachute.
The detective comes back and must figure out who is missing.
Nancy Drew has been America's favorite girl detective since the 1930s.
Princeton Online-This site offers kids, parents, and teachers an opportunity to participate in lots of fun activities, such as discovering wildlife art, becoming an art detective, and exploring paintings.
With a bit of detective work, parents can find out about available options.
He tended toward detective roles in other films such as The Blue Lamp (1950) and Beat the Devil (1953).
He's played in films like The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 100 Mile Rule, The Singing Detective, and Drillbit Taylor.
Unexplained killings are occuring in a small South Korean villiage located in the Jirisan National Park, and a police officer and a detective investigate the killings to find out that it is a man-eating wild boar that is responsible.
We're playing detective to try to determine what might be happening, how the data connects to the experiences, and if the case warrants it, what we can do to help the folks in the location (including possible ghosts).
However, a bit of detective work and patience may land you some of these classic walking shoes for at least slightly less money than suggested retail.
Though the search for the Primo Scoop is a bit challenging - that specific style is no longer manufactured and, thus, is tricky to locate - it can still be found with a bit of detective work.
His bad luck continued months later when escaping from ace Detective Paul Williams, he jumped into a closet that turned out to be a garbage chute - leading to a trash compactor.
Aiden Turner is a heartthrob on All My Children, playing private detective Aidan Devane.
The first was Detective Mike Logan on the long-running series Law and Order.
He spent eight years on the CBS soap opera in two different shifts before he left the series for good and moved on to the primetime detective series Criminal Minds.
She's a detective with the police force.
While on the phone, be curious and play "Columbo," the world's most brilliant "bumbling" detective.
Andersson's acting credits includes parts in movies and TV shows such as 'Sweet Justice' (Melissa Gilbert), 'Rock N' Roll Detective' (NBC Pilot), 'Midnight Heat', 'Divas' and 'To the End of Times'.
A single mother of three sons, Julie Bower is a detective with BSO.
What makes the show a fantasy is Detective Jim Ellison (Richard Burgi), the aforementioned Sentinel.
Miles loves darts, racquetball, kayaking and detective stories.
Sniegoski embraces the hosts of angels in the war of Heaven on Earth with his nourish detective novels featuring Remy Chandler.
Stick to your crystal ball and leave the detective work to me.
Do you think this detective suspects you folks are involved with the tipster or does he simply doesn't know why you're all lying?
That's because I'm the smartest detective in the worldâ€”and I always keep an open mind.
Detective came up to us, his phone in hand.
The man was run down by a detective from After.
Then I remembered Detective Jackson.
Then I remember Detective Jackson.
He added, I was a detective in Parkside, Pennsylvania.
I've staffed it with an ex San Francisco detective and a few other retired experts.