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  • A Case Of Identity ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • A Scandal in Bohemia ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • A Study in Scarlet ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • Accessory after the fact
  • Against the law
  • America's most wanted
  • An abortive attempt
  • Assault with a deadly weapon
  • Attack is the best form of defence
  • Attack of the Clones ( George Lucas movie in the Star Wars series )
  • Back the wrong horse
  • Barking up the wrong tree ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Billy The Kid ( Nickname of Henry McCarty aka William Bonney )
  • Bird dog
  • Black on black ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Body off Baywatch, face off Crimewatch
  • Book him
  • Born on the wrong side of the blanket
  • Born on the wrong side of the tracks
  • Breach of the peace
  • Breaking and entering
  • Bribery and corruption
  • By hook or by crook ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Canteen culture ( boorish behaviour by rank and file police or soldiers ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Case the joint
  • Catch a case
  • Citizen enterprise
  • Citizen's arrest
  • Complex sentence ( a sentence containing subordinate clauses )
  • Costa Del Crime
  • Cradle robber
  • Crime And Punishment ( Fyodor Dostoyevsky book )
  • Crime Dog ( Nickname of baseball player Fred McGriff )
  • Crime against nature
  • Crime doesn't pay
  • Crime of passion
  • Crimes And Misdemeanours ( Woody Allen movie )
  • Criminal stupidity
  • Denial of service attack
  • Don't Stand So Close To Me ( Police song )
  • Drummed out of the Mafia for cruelty
  • Every Breath You Take ( The Police song )
  • Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic ( Police song )
  • Evil genius
  • Fall foul of the law
  • Film at eleven
  • From the wrong side of the tracks
  • Get hold of the wrong end of the stick
  • Get off on the wrong foot
  • Get out of jail free
  • Get out of jail free card ( a means of avoiding justice - from the eponymous card in the Monopoly boardgame )
  • Get out of the wrong side of the bed
  • Go directly to jail, do not pass go
  • Go down the wrong way
  • Go straight
  • Go wrong
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Had up
  • Heart attack on a plate
  • Heart attack waiting to happen
  • Helping the police with their enquiries
  • His Last Bow ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • Hold up
  • How wrong can you be?
  • I arrest you in the name of the law
  • I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti ( The Silence of the Lambs )
  • I fought the law and the law won
  • I'm not a crook
  • If anything can go wrong, it will
  • If this is wrong I don't want to be right
  • If you can't do the time, don't do the crime
  • In the wrong
  • Indecent exposure
  • Innocent until proven guilty
  • Inside job
  • It takes a thief to catch a thief
  • It went down the wrong way
  • It's all gone Pete Tong ( Cockney rhyming slang for gone wrong )
  • Jack the Ripper ( Nickname of Victorian murderer )
  • Jail bait
  • Jail bird
  • Jonnies out of jail
  • Jump to the wrong conclusion
  • Known to the police
  • Laugh on the wrong side of your face
  • Law and order
  • Let the punishment fit the crime
  • Like a thief in the night
  • Line of attack
  • Marriage isn't a word it's a sentence
  • Message in A Bottle ( Police song )
  • Mug's game
  • My country right or wrong
  • Nose for crime
  • Not that there's anything wrong with that ( A catchphrase from Seinfeld )
  • On the wrong foot
  • On the wrong side of the tracks
  • Once a thief, always a thief
  • Outside the law
  • Partners in crime
  • Pass sentence
  • Police state
  • Procrastination is the thief of time
  • Put a foot wrong
  • Resisting arrest
  • Revenge mission ( an attempt to seek active retribution )
  • Revenge sex ( sex with the intention of infecting a partner with Aids )
  • Rich man poor man beggerman thief
  • Robber barons
  • Rub up the wrong way
  • Serious as a heart attack
  • Set a thief to catch a thief
  • Silver Blaze ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • Snack attack
  • Son of Sam ( Nickname of David Berkowitz )
  • Stranger danger
  • Take a bite out of crime
  • Take a bite out of crime! ( National Crime Prevention Council advertising slogan )
  • Tea leaf ( Cockney rhyming slang for thief )
  • That frosty mug sensation ( A&W Root Beer advertising slogan )
  • The Acid-bath Killer ( Nickname of John Haigh )
  • The Adventure of Black Peter ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Abbey Grange ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Cardboard Box ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Copper Beeches ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Creeping Man ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Crooked Man ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Dancing Men ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Devil's Foot ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Dying Detective ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Empty House ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Gloria Scott ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Illustrious Client ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Lion's Mane ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Naval Treaty ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Norwood Builder ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Priory School ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Red Circle ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Red-Headed League ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Reigate Squire ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Resident Patient ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Retired Colourman ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Second Stain ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Six Napoleons ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Speckled Band ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Stockbroker's Clerk ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Three Gables ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Three Garridebs ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Three Students ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Yellow Face ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Boscombe Valley Mystery ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Boston Strangler ( Nickname of Albert DeSalvo )
  • The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Clown Killer ( Nickname of John Gacy )
  • The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Final Problem ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Five Orange Pips ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Flying Squad ( Nickname of the Specialist Crime Directorate, New Scotland Yard )
  • The Hillside Strangler ( Nickname of Alessio and Angelo )
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Man with the Twisted Lip ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Mirror Cracked From Side To Side ( Agatha Christie book title )
  • The Moors Murderers ( Nickname of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley )
  • The Napoleon of Crime ( Nickname of Professor Moriarty )
  • The Problem of Thor Bridge ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Return of Sherlock Holmes ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Shadow knows ( A catchphrase from the crime fighting vigilante )
  • The Sign of the Four ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Thief ( Nickname of Sedale Threatt )
  • The Thief of Bad Gags ( Nickname of comedian Milton Berle )
  • The Valley of Fear ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Zodiac Killer ( Nickname of Seda Heriberto )
  • The best defence is a good offence
  • The butler did it
  • The perfect crime
  • The right place at the wrong time
  • Thought police
  • Three strikes and you are out
  • Throw a beanball ( A baseball expression meaning to attack an opponent by aiming at their head )
  • Tooled up
  • Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime ( Tony Blair political slogan )
  • Trial and error
  • Trial and tribulation
  • Trial by television
  • Ugly mug
  • Voter fraud
  • Walking On The Moon ( The Police song )
  • War criminal ( someone who has flouted the Geneva Convention )
  • We've got you covered
  • What's wrong with this picture?
  • Whipping boy
  • Why don't you come up sometime and see me? ( She Done Him Wrong )
  • Wrong Way Corrigan ( Nickname of Douglas Corrigan )
  • Wrong side of the blanket
  • Wrong side of the tracks
  • Wrong, with a capital R
  • You aren't obliged to say anything
  • Zero tolerance

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