Definition of scene-of-crime in English:

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scene-of-crime

(also scenes-of-crime)

adjective

British
Relating to or denoting a civilian branch of the police force concerned with the collection of forensic evidence.
Example sentences
  • Shortly afterwards the scenes-of-crime police officers came on to the scene.
  • He said a team of forensic experts and scenes-of-crime officers had examined the scene.
  • Since then forensic and scene-of-crime experts have been carefully clearing away the earth surrounding the body while also preserving vital clues.

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