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Criminal Investigation Department

noun
1.
the full name for CID
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  • Kerry, in common with many members of the criminal investigation department, rarely carried firearms.

    Dope Sax Rohmer
  • He is at the head of the criminal investigation department, isn't he?

    The Heart of a Woman Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  • Evidently he thought he could treat the representative of the criminal investigation department just as he pleased.

  • No fewer than three chapters in a book the criminal investigation department had commenced compiling were devoted to him.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest
  • At thirty-five years of age he already stood high in the criminal investigation department of the police.

    The Red Redmaynes Eden Phillpotts
  • I happen to know a man who is highly placed in the criminal investigation department—we will put our information before him.

    The Herapath Property J. S. Fletcher
  • The criminal investigation department never showed very great eagerness to assist me in any of my investigations.

    The Place of Dragons William Le Queux
  • And with that the man from the criminal investigation department had to be content.

    Mademoiselle of Monte Carlo William Le Queux
  • I have witnesses whom we shall meet presently at the criminal investigation department.

  • In effect the chief of the criminal investigation department had given a brief alternative by way of advice.

    The Heart of a Woman Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy

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