It is an undisputed fact, railroad detectives as authority, that a majority of the young men arrested for stealing merchandise from freight cars were once boys who sold or waited for newspapers at the stations of our railroads.
The officers of the Boyville Association have on file congratulatory letters from prominent railroad detectives heartily approving of the work accomplished in trying to teach the boys who sell or wait for papers at the stations, honesty.
I thought this was queer until I remembered you told me that detectives usually hunt in couples, and I thought he was another officer from headquarters.
Then I'll hire the best private detectives to be had!
But the fact is the detectives are trying to find out about those men and every bit of information helps.
If Ben did not know of the visit of the detectives she was not going to tell him.
The twodetectives lost no time in searching for it.
Finally, though he had once before visited the hiding-place of the tin box, he decided to go again, and started at such a time that he arrived about an hour after Harry and the detectives had unearthed and removed it.
Then I shall send you at once with a note to a police officer, requesting two detectives to accompany you back.
As soon as the detectives have returned, you must go back at once to Waybridge with them, and lead them to the place where the box is concealed.
Half an hour later Harry and the two detectives were passengers on a train bound for a town not far from Waybridge.
And had I not been the person I am, with detectives at my heels to vouch for me, I should have been doing a fortnight hard for interfering with the police in the execution of their duty.
When he was picked up by thedetectives he gave a certain address.
These detectives are composed of picked men devoted to their duty, chosen for their known loyalty, courage, and discretion, not one of whom but would lay down his life if called upon so to do in order to protect that of the Emperor.
If he had merely stuck to business, not a thousand detectiveswould ever have queered his pitch.
An hour later the detectives saw Signor Poggi to his boat and then walked home with Mr. Redmayne.
I read story-books of crime in which the detectives are 'sleuths.
He was then arrested by the detectives and locked up.
His assistant, in pursuance of the agreement, started for Mr Alexander's house, followed by the detectives and representatives of the ring.
At the opening of the Crystal Palace, a party of detectives distributed among the crowd, observed several foreigners looking about them in a manner calculated to rouse their suspicions.
If he does, he ought to hire a couple of detectives to keep track of him when he goes wandering out in the night!
Upon his return to his home, Mr. Carson immediately made good the two hundred thousand dollars taken from the Night and Day bank and employed detectives to look up the missing coin.
They are heartbroken, and they have hired private detectives to find him if possible.
The detectives stood by, indifferent spectators of the scene.
The Inspector was telephoning here and there; detectives were coming in and whispering, as if receiving secret orders; and at last, at midnight, two detectives came in and whispered a message to the Inspector.
I hurried myself as fast as I could into the station-house, thinking that would protect me; all this time I was being assaulted, the two detectives stood over me.
On their way down to the police-station one of the detectivessaid to Stanley, âYou get away!
Did the detectives provide you with the custom; did they give you custom?
As we walked slowly up the street, the sheriff went on, just to show that country as well as city detectives knew a thing or two.
When the necklace was stolen," she added tremulously, "it must have been an inside job, as you detectives call it.
You and I can hardly expect to be as shrewd as the detectives of romance.
You told me that the regular detectives are considering the theory that I instigated this affair.
Why, Mr. Barnes, have you not had evidence of my ability to thwart detectives before to-day?
Detectives were sent to investigate, and after dragging the locality for half an hour the body of a man was drawn out of the water.
Then a force of five hundred detectiveswere rushed into the mills, and a high fence was put up, with loopholes.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "detectives" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.