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    Det Inspector Geoff Smith, from Durham Police

    Hello.

    University of Leicester - Fingerprint find in decade-old double murder probe
    Detective King, of Kingsland Police Department, Georgia, is the lead investigator working on a ‘cold case’ - a double homicide - which has gone unsolved for a number of years.

    Can I use "from" instead of of?

    BBC NEWS | UK | Small town 'online crime hotspot'
    Det Inspector Geoff Smith, from Durham Police, said: "We had a lady not far from here [Shildon] that was duped into receiving a lot of stolen goods - vanloads of camcorders, digital cameras.

    Can I use "of" instead of from?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Det Inspector Geoff Smith, from Durham Police

    Yes, "of" and "from" are interchangeable in these examples.

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