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Bow Street Runners - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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  ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...