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Bow Street Runners

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The Bow Street Runners have been called London's first professional police force. The force, originally numbering six men, was founded in 1749 by the ...

Background - Policing - London Lives

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In some respects the culmination of this process was the creation by Henry and John Fielding of the Bow Street Runners, part-publicly funded detectives under ...

Bow Street Runner | British police officer | Britannica.com

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The organization, known as the Bow Street Runners, patrolled the highways and streets within the parish of Bow Street. (An act of Parliament later created ...

Police: History - The Beginning Of "modern" Policing In England ...

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Despite the Bow Street Runners' efforts, most English citizens were opposed to the ... This act created a single authority responsible for policing within the city ...

The First English Detectives | History Today

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The First English Detectives: The Bow Street Runners and the Policing of ... Henry Fielding died before his experiment made a significant impression and it was ...

bow street runners | English Legal History

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Jul 23, 2013 ... The Bow Street Runners were an important forerunner to Scotland Yard's detective force. Formed in 1842, shortly after the disbandment of the ...

Bow Street Runners and the Marine Police - The Jane Austen Centre

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Dec 2, 2008 ... The Bow Street Runners have been called London's first professional police force. They were founded in 1749 by the author Henry Fielding ...

Henry Fielding: Crime - British Library

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In 1751, Fielding founded the Bow Street Runners, who for the first time provided a permanent body of armed men to police the city, and carry out investigations ...

10 Facts about Bow Street Runners | Fact File

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Aug 15, 2015 ... In 1742, the British magistrate and famous author Henry Fielding established this Bow Street Runners. It only consisted of six individuals.

Bow Street Runners - Spartacus Educational

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Ten years later, his successor, Henry Fielding, formed the Bow Street Runners. Initially nicknamed Robin Redbreasts, on account of their scarlet waistcoats, the ...

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Crime and Justice - Policing in London - Central Criminal Court

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They became known as the “Bow Street Runners”, though the men themselves preferred ... In 1792 the Middlesex Justices Act created seven police offices in the  ...

First English DetectivesThe Bow Street Runners and the Policing of ...

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This is the first intensive study of the Bow Street runners, a group of men established by Henry Fielding, in the middle of the eighteenth century with the financial ...

The First English Detectives - Hardcover - J. M. Beattie - Oxford ...

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Apr 7, 2012 ... This is the first scholarly study of the Bow Street Runners, a group of men established in the middle of the eighteenth century by Henry Fielding, ...