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Bow Street Runners


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 ...

Crime and Justice - Policing in London - Central Criminal Court


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  ...

Bow Street Runner | British police officer | Britannica.com


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 ...

Bow Street Runners and the Marine Police - Jane Austen Centre


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 ...

Bow Street Runners - Spartacus Educational


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

Henry Fielding: Crime - British Library


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 ...

The Blind Beak of Bow Street


He drew up plans for controlling crime, turned his house in Bow Street into a ... more or less permanent police officers—"Bow Street Runners" was the name ... He determined that what was made to look like a burglary was really an inside job.

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


This group, called the Bow Street Runners, was the first group paid through public ... This act created a single authority responsible for policing within the city  ...

Early Policing and the Bow Street Runners - Georgian London


Dec 17, 2009 ... Early Policing and the Bow Street Runners In medieval and early modern ... was made chief magistrate in Westminster, sitting at the Bow Street ...

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Background - Policing - London Lives


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 runners | English Legal History


Jul 23, 2013 ... Posts about bow street runners written by englishlegalhistory. ... Given that the London Metropolitan Police (founded in 1829) was England's ...

First English Detectives - Oxford Scholarship


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 ...