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Bow Street Runners

Edited by Edmund Wright

in A Dictionary of World History

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780192807007
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191726927
Bow Street Runners

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The first organized police force, based at Bow Street Magistrates' Court in London, recruited by the magistrate (and novelist) Henry

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Subjects: World History

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