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The police superintendent gave evidence on oath in support of the application. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was a police superintendent and she was a teacher. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Money is also being taken to fund a scheme to recruit direct entrants to policing at superintendent rank. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One of those now at home is a high-ranking chief superintendent. The Sun (2006)I write as a retired police chief superintendent. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Many people are wondering who is going to become a district superintendent, who is going to which church. Christianity Today (2000)A detective chief superintendent in a tiny borough force such as Hastings? Times, Sunday Times (2014)No way some detective superintendent from Scotland Yard would be flying all the way here about that. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The former detective chief superintendent said that he regarded the approach as'totally illegal and unconstitutional' and carried on with the interview. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A new power would allow a police superintendent to declare certain places as a'no go' area for a limited period. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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