The first police were in London
Called "The Watch of London", later referred to as "Old Charleys"
Paid by the residents they served
Ended in 1829
First investigative body in England
Began in the 1750's
First full-time paid police force
Founded by Home Secretary Sir Robert Peel in 1829
Officers were known as "bobbies"
Headquarters named "Scotland Yard"
Established in 1837
Created in Boston
Became foundation for the FBI
Named after Allan Pinkerton (scottish immigrants)
Industrial spying on labor union members was shut down in 1930
rogues' gallery - compilation of descriptions, methods of operation, hiding places, and names of associates
Liquor was illegal
Bootlegging became a rampant crime
Volstead Act was not successful in criminalizing purchase or consumption of alcohol
FBI had no power in this matter
First director was J. Edgar Hoover
Includes pathology, biology, toxicology, criminalistics, questioned documents, forensic odontology and anthropology