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synonyms for investigation

  • analysis
  • case
  • examination
  • hearing
  • inquiry
  • inspection
  • probe
  • research
  • review
  • scrutiny
  • search
  • study
  • survey
  • exploration
  • gander
  • inquest
  • inquisition
  • observation
  • quest
  • sounding
  • surveying
  • delving
  • fact-finding
  • legwork
  • observing
  • probing
  • quiz
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As the investigation continued, a crime analyst at the Gaithersburg Police Department learned that just three months earlier, Christopher Michael Cline had been released from federal prison after serving 15 years for a series of bank robberies.
PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED BANK ROBBER ALLEGEDLY HITS NEW BANK WHILE UNDER COVERT SURVEILLANCE, GETS ARRESTEDDAN MORSEFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s not yet clear when any kind of follow-up investigation will take place.
THERE’S A TANTALIZING SIGN OF A HABITABLE-ZONE PLANET IN ALPHA CENTAURINEEL PATELFEBRUARY 10, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Giving civilians a role in investigations of police conduct, he said, would be akin to allowing members of the public to take part in a soldier’s court-martial.
THE FIRST STATE TO PASS A LAW PROTECTING POLICE ACCUSED OF MISCONDUCT MAY ALSO BE THE FIRST TO REPEAL IT.OVETTA WIGGINSFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The indictments against numerous alleged rioters with military and police connections have led local agencies to open investigations and the Pentagon to order each military branch to dedicate time to addressing the problem in the coming months.
THE FEDS SAY HE’S AN EXTREMIST LEADER WHO DIRECTED RIOTERS. HE ALSO HAD TOP-SECRET CLEARANCE AND WORKED FOR THE FBI, ATTORNEY SAYS.KATIE SHEPHERDFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The dispute has delayed progress on the investigation, for which the state allocated $1 million.
VMI RESISTS LETTING INVESTIGATORS INTERVIEW CADETS, FACULTY WITHOUT ITS LAWYERS PRESENT, REPORT SAYSIAN SHAPIRAFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“State of Denial” was an in-depth investigation into Arizona’s Division of Developmental Disabilities.
TWO PROPUBLICA LOCAL REPORTING NETWORK PROJECTS NAMED FINALISTS FOR SHADID AWARD FOR JOURNALISM ETHICSBY PROPUBLICAFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
Apple may reveal more specific information about the possible exploits down the road, but it typically engages in thorough investigations before doing so.
YOU SHOULD UPDATE YOUR IPHONE AND CHROME BROWSER ASAPSTAN HORACZEKFEBRUARY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Most contracts simply provided that the officer will be “informed of the nature of the investigation,” and few contracts explicitly prohibited disclosure of the complainant’s name to the officer who had been the subject of the complaint.
HOW WE FOUND PRICEY PROVISIONS IN NEW JERSEY POLICE CONTRACTSBY AGNES CHANG, JEFF KAO AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICA, AND ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESSFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
Following a reporter’s inquiry in January, the department launched an internal affairs investigation into Solomon’s extra duty hours, said Capt.
HOW THE POLICE BANK MILLIONS THROUGH THEIR UNION CONTRACTSBY ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESS, AND AGNES CHANG, JEFF KAO AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICAFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
Another big investigation point is Google’s continued payments to Apple to remain the default search engine on its devices.
THE FUTURE OF GOOGLE AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR SEARCHPETE ECKERSLEYFEBRUARY 5, 2021SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
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WORDS RELATED TO INVESTIGATION

  • assays
  • breakdowns
  • dissections
  • dissolutions
  • divisions
  • inquiries
  • investigations
  • partitions
  • reasonings
  • resolutions
  • scrutinies
  • searches
  • separations
  • studies
  • subdivisions
  • tests
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