Interpretation of dream: Detective

To see a detective in your dream, signifies the thrills and dangers of an aspect of your waking life. To dream that you are a detective, indicates that you are searching for your hidden abilities and talents. It also signifies that you are trying to solve a problem and seek the truth about an issue that is worrying you. To dream that you are being followed by a detective, signifies guilt. Your character will be put under scrutiny and called into question.

More interpretations:
Detective (Miller): To dream of a detective keeping in your wake when you are innocent of charges ...