Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 February 2012

288 Pages | 4 black and white images


ISBN: 9780199695164

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The First English Detectives

The Bow Street Runners and the Policing of London, 1750-1840

The late J. M. Beattie

  • The first study of the full 90-year history of the Bow Street Runners
  • Examines police reform in London, especially after 1815, and the creation of the Metropolitan Police in 1829
  • Chronological structure

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