police investigation

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Noun1.police investigation - the investigation of criminal activitiespolice investigation - the investigation of criminal activities
investigating, investigation - the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
detecting, detective work, sleuthing, detection - a police investigation to determine the perpetrator; "detection is hard on the feet"
forensics - scientific tests or techniques used in the investigation of crimes
roundup - the systematic gathering up of suspects by the police; "a mass roundup of suspects"
surveillance - close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
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The public has already learned those particulars of the crime which came out in the police investigation, but a good deal was suppressed upon that occasion, since the case for the prosecution was so overwhelmingly strong that it was not necessary to bring forward all the facts.
According to Police investigation team accused Bilal and Sajid Hussain were allegedly involved in the brutal killing of Sardar Ali.
This is a police investigation and it will be evidence-led and we must go where the evidence takes us," Hammond told BBC television.
The accused did not commit the act at the behest of anyone, an initial police investigation reveals.
HYDERABAD -- Police investigation cannot improve unless tools for scientific analyses of case properties are introduced; criminal justice system as a whole needs massive improvement.
DADU -- on call of victim family members of UC chairman Karamullah Chandio his two sons Mukhtiar and Qabil Chandio who were gun down in Mehar city by armed attackers on 17 January, the Chandio communities' people, citizens, social workers and political parties leaders took out a big protest rally from Tamandar house to Ghanta Ghar Chownk of Mehar city here on Thursday, they remained closed their shops, bazaars for not arresting accused of UC chairman, two sons in murder case FIR by police investigation team.
29 and charged with predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse, stemming from a Lindenhurst police investigation.
If any legal mind will want this report to be part of the investigation, it will be overshadowed by a police investigation and will not be a well-advised legal strategy from the Pakistan Awami Tehreek's point of view.
PARIS, Oct 2 (KUNA) -- French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb on Monday ordered an "Internal Affairs" police investigation after it was revealed here that the Marseille knife attacker, who killed two young women on Sunday, was in police custody the previous day but was released.
Summary: India police investigation began after sacks found containing victim's body parts
Police investigation revealed that the gang had broken and removed the back door of the shop, broke open the cash box and stole the cash.
A POLICE investigation into alleged criminal damage at Brandon Stadium has been dropped - potentially clearing the way for Coventry Bees to return to the speedway track.

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