Definition of 'detective constable'
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He was demoted to the role of detective constable and is now on sick leave. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is a toughened detective constable, looking at her with a mix of emotions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It had clamped its jaws around the leg of the trainee detective constable and refused to let go, police said. The Sun (2014)To become a detective you have to spend at least two years in uniform and then pass the required exams to become detective constable, sergeant and inspector. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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