Examples of private detective in a Sentence
when the police insisted that it was an accident and not murder, she hired a private detective
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Many of Bennett’s civil rights were restored in 1989, allowing him to hold a private detective’s license and register to vote.
In Roman Polanski’s Chinatown, the main character, a private detective, finally walks dazed into the streets, having solved and lost everything.
Since 1995, Schulhof has been a licensed private detective, according to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
The lawsuit was filed in August by Rod Wheeler, a private detective who was hired by the family of the aide, Seth Rich, to look into his death.
Dietl retired from the police force in 1985 to become a private detective and public personality, known for a demeanor that’s like Joe Pesci, if Joe Pesci were an auctioneer.
Burke will return as Strike, a war veteran turned private detective operating out of a tiny office in London.
This changed with the arrival of the private detective in the ’40s.
Clueless police officers and bumbling private detectives initially made arrests of uneducated young black men.
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