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1  I will represent the official police until their arrival.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
2  To-day the police traced them down and examined their caravan.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
3  The police have really done nothing locally, save the arrest of these gipsies.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
4  He knew well that I should never willingly invoke the aid of the police against him.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
5  From the police point of view he will have kidnapped the boy for the purpose of ransom.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
6  The papers had been made up into sealed envelopes, one or two of which had been opened by the police.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
7  For my own part," the Duke continued, "I have advised the police to turn their attention to the south of France.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
8  It was not a thing that I could take to the police, for they would have laughed at me, but you will tell me what to do.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
9  The police are making the mistake of concentrating their attention upon the second, because it happens to be the one which is actually criminal.
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Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
10  The police believe that they have evidence in their possession which supplies a very convincing motive for the crime, and altogether it cannot be doubted that sensational developments will follow.
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Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
11  I recognized him at once as Stanley Hopkins, a young police inspector, for whose future Holmes had high hopes, while he in turn professed the admiration and respect of a pupil for the scientific methods of the famous amateur.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
12  It was no very unusual thing for Mr. Lestrade, of Scotland Yard, to look in upon us of an evening, and his visits were welcome to Sherlock Holmes, for they enabled him to keep in touch with all that was going on at the police headquarters.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
13  On the contrary, she spoke of him with such bitterness that she was unconsciously considerably strengthening the case of the police for, of course, if her son had heard her speak of the man in this fashion, it would predispose him towards hatred and violence.
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Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
14  The police theory is that a most sensational crime has been committed, that the victim was clubbed to death in his own bedroom, his papers rifled, and his dead body dragged across to the wood-stack, which was then ignited so as to hide all traces of the crime.
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Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
15  There were points about this strange business which would, I was sure, have specially appealed to him, and the efforts of the police would have been supplemented, or more probably anticipated, by the trained observation and the alert mind of the first criminal agent in Europe.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
16  The public has already learned those particulars of the crime which came out in the police investigation, but a good deal was suppressed upon that occasion, since the case for the prosecution was so overwhelmingly strong that it was not necessary to bring forward all the facts.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
17  In deference to my promise, and much against my will, I consented to leave him there for three days, under the charge of Mrs. Hayes, since it was evident that it was impossible to inform the police where he was without telling them also who was the murderer, and I could not see how that murderer could be punished without ruin to my unfortunate James.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
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