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Bow Street Runners

in A Dictionary of World History

Third edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199685691
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191765728
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

Reference Entry.  74 words. 

Subjects: World History

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