A person, esp. a police officer, whose occupation is to investigate and solve crimes
Denoting a particular rank of police officer
Detective Sergeant Fox
Concerning crime and its investigation
a police officer who investigates crimes
an investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public
A detective is an investigator, either a member of a police agency or a private person. The latter may be known as private investigators (P.I.s or "Private I's", hence the play-on-words, "Private Eyes"). ...
Détective is a 1985 French crime film directed by Jean-Luc Godard. It was entered into the 1985 Cannes Film Festival.
Detective is a 1954 Argentine film.
Detective is a 2007 Malayalam movie directed by Jithu Joseph. The movie features Suresh Gopi in the double role along with Sindhu Menon in the lead role.
Detective was an American rock band that toured and recorded in the late 1970s. Detective consisted of vocalist Michael Des Barres, guitarist Michael Monarch, bassist Bobby Pickett, keyboardist Tony Kaye, and drummer Jon Hyde. ...
Detective is a novel by Arthur Hailey. It was written in 1997 and it was the author's last book. Hailey vividly depicts the work of the Homicide department, its background and investigation methods, all put into a thrilling plot with many unexpected turns and surprises.
The Detective is a thriller/detective novel by author Roderick Thorp, first published hardcover in 1966. It was made into the 1968 movie of the same name, starring Frank Sinatra, as Detective Joe Leland. ...
The Detective is a 2007 Hong Kong neo-noir mystery thriller film directed by Oxide Pang, and starring Aaron Kwok as a private investigator hired to track down a missing young woman who may be linked to a series of murders in Thailand.
Specific detectivity, or D*, for a photodetector is a figure of merit used to characterize performance, equal to the reciprocal of noise equivalent power (NEP), normalized to unit area and unit bandwidth.
(The detectives) The Detectives (1993–1997) is a British comedy television series, starring Jasper Carrott, Robert Powell, and George Sewell. It was a spoof of police dramas, which were numerous in the 1990s, and it was aired on BBC One. It was written by Mike Whitehill and Steve Knight.
(Detectives) Individuals whose business it is to observe and provide information about alleged criminals or to discover matters of secrecy for the protection of the public.
(Detectives) are plainclothes investigators who gather facts and collect evidence for criminal cases. Some are assigned to interagency task forces to combat specific types of crime. They conduct interviews, examine records, observe the activities of suspects, and participate in raids or arrests. ...
A sworn member of the Department responsible for the follow-up investigation of crime.
FT of [D] makes small circle at NDS upper chest, like a badge. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - detective.
Lee Remick plays a Columbia professor; Frank Sinatra in the title role sees her as she's entering Low Library for a dance, follows her, and cuts in.
To dream of a detective keeping in your wake when you are innocent of charges preferred, denotes that fortune and honor are drawing nearer to you each day; but if you feel yourself guilty, you are likely to find your reputation at stake, and friends will turn from you. ...
and Detective Constable are considered designations and not specific ranks. That is, Detectives do not outrank uniformed constables. Although, a police officer with a Detective designation will generally assume control of a serious crime scene rather than a uniform staff member regardless of rank.