Definition for investigation

noun as in thorough check


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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.

It’s not yet clear when any kind of follow-up investigation will take place.

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 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 dispute has delayed progress on the investigation, for which the state allocated $1 million.

Was there an investigation of people at DOJ before they arrived at that conclusion?

The FBI has also been searching its records for any information that could assist the French investigation, a spokesperson added.

She claims the FBI tried to enlist her as a cooperating source in their investigation.

Great resources were devoted to the science of air crash investigation.

The role of private investigators has stirred controversy in the investigation.

A large crowd gathered immediately, and the alcaldes made investigation of what was passing.

He had looked diligently into the transactions of the house for many years past, and the investigation was most satisfactory.

Therefore they charge the governor with concealing it; and all that is without the aid of authority to make investigation.

Investigation showed three of the guerrillas dead and three more desperately wounded.

She had been seen to raise her handkerchief to her eyes with the first announcement regarding the investigation.

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On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to investigation, such as: analysis, case, examination, hearing, inquiry, and inspection.

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