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DCI Line breaks: DCI

Definition of DCI in English:


(In the UK) Detective Chief Inspector.
Example sentences
  • They fall far short of the standards expected of a DCI at the relevant time, or any time in my experience.
  • As Sam focuses on the case it seems that the biggest obstacle standing between him and success is his new DCI and his very different attitude to policing.
  • When a woman dies mysteriously in Bradfield Hospital, DCI Jordan orders a postmortem against the wishes of the doctors.

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