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Criminal Investigation Department

noun
1.
the full name for CID
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  • He is at the head of the criminal investigation department, isn't he?

    The Heart of a Woman Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  • Kerry, in common with many members of the criminal investigation department, rarely carried firearms.

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

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest
  • I ask you to communicate the substance of them to the criminal investigation department.

    Trent's Last Case E.C. (Edmund Clerihew) Bentley
  • I have witnesses whom we shall meet presently at the criminal investigation department.

  • 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
  • His opinion of the criminal investigation department must have been as low—if not as kindly—as my own.

    The Sixth Sense

    Stephen McKenna
  • Evidently he thought he could treat the representative of the criminal investigation department just as he pleased.

  • 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
  • The chief of the criminal investigation department studied the accounts in the newspapers, the opinion of pressmen and reporters.

    The Heart of a Woman Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy

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