Example sentences for: investigative

How can you use “investigative” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Watson had the sense that the Justice Department wanted the FBI to get back to the investigative basics: guns, drugs, and civil rights.

  • The Wall Street Journal runs a front-page feature on an emerging force in Asian journalism, China's weekly Southern Weekend . The paper started out entertainment-oriented but under the leadership of its Western-oriented and literate editor, it has grown in circulation and profitability as it moved from celebrity news and salacious scandals to real investigative reporting.

  • Safire castigates the Department of Justice for being obtuse in the face of this evidence and urges the Senate to step up its investigative efforts to fill the void because "a widespread, criminal conspiracy to violate Federal election laws stares the nation in the face."

  • (1) identifying emerging problems, (2) assessing the effectiveness of current policiesand awareness efforts, (3) determining the need for stepped up education or new controls to address problem areas, and (4) monitoring the status of investigative and disciplinary actions to help ensure that no individual violation was inadvertently forgotten and that violations were handled consistently.

  • Building on global changes that are impacting society on a variety of levels, GAO's strategic plan develops a comprehensive and focused structure of longterm goals and objectives to support the Congress in its legislative, oversight, and investigative roles.


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