inspector inspector  /ɪn ˈspɛk tər/


  1. (n) a high ranking police officer
  2. (n) an investigator who observes carefully


  1. Why the former weapons inspector stopped getting up Saddam's nose and picked a fight with Bush.
  2. Obama announced his selection of Devaney, currently inspector general at the Department of the Interior, as chairman of the new Recovery Act Transparency and Accountability Board.
  3. Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Chicago had the highest ratios, with each inspector responsible for evaluating 400 to 500 restaurants.


  1. DHX Media Commissioned to Produce New Inspector Gadget Series and 7th Season of Johnny Test Series

    DHX Media Commissioned to Produce New Inspector Gadget Series and 7th Season of Johnny Test Series
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Frustration mounts over Leominster building-inspector job

    LEOMINSTER -- Some city councilors expressed frustration Monday that Building Inspector Peter Niall was hired as a permanent appointment without input from the legislative branch of city government.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sentinel & Enterprise

  3. Former USDA inspector says Hepatitis A outbreak was preventable

    The former inspector admits we don't know for sure what caused the outbreak, but he has some ideas and says, if he's right, simple testing could have stopped it.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CBS 5 Phoenix


  1. "I can assure you that person's going to be at the top of the list of the inspector general when they talk to people, and we are currently reviewing our (disciplinary) options with respect to that person," McCormack said.
    on Mar 20, 2008 By: Sean McCormack Source: ABC News

  2. Sen. Grassley said, "The inspector general is right. It's good that this needless distraction is over."
    on Sep 2, 2009 By: Charles Grassley Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "You discussed the fact that there is videotape of Abu Zubaydah following his capture that will be destroyed after the (CIA) Inspector General finishes his inquiry," Harman wrote.
    on Jan 4, 2008 By: Jane Harman Source: Carlsbad Current Argus

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