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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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In 1751, Fielding founded the Bow Street Runners, who for the first time provided
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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 ...