detective force

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He was a young but trusted member of the detective force, who had distinguished himself in several cases which had been intrusted to him.
Yet where Chesney saw a strict dialectic between the forces of order and those of chaos, Thomas, writing in the 1990s, takes widespread police incompetence, brutality and corruption for granted, provides numerous instances of the symbiotic relationship between police and criminals and spends a gleeful chapter on the arrest and conviction of the senior officers of Scotland Yard's Detective Force in 1877.
The "ghost squad" consists of more than 180 officers and has ironically turned itself into the biggest detective force in London.
Famous for his novel Tom Jones, it is less widely known that as a JP he organised the detective force of the Bow Street Runners, the predecessor of Scotland Yard.
He is famous for his novel Tom Jones, but it is not widely known that as a justice of the peace he organised the detective force that became Scotland Yard.
Famous for his novel Tom Jones, as a Justice of the Peace he organised the detective force that became Scotland Yard.
Famous for his novel Tom Jones, it is not widely known that, as a JP, he organised London's first official detective force, the Bow Street Runners.
1842 - The first regular UK detective force was formed at the Metropolitan police, which became the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in 1878.
Scotland Yard, working under Commander George Hatherill, chief of the detective force, and Chief-superintendent Tom Butler, head of the flying squad - two men who dedicated themselves to bringing the robbers to justice have ordered a maximum effort for the recapture of the escaped man.
Famous for his novel Tom Jones, it is not widely known that he organised the detective force that became Scotland Yard.
Famous for his novel Tom Jones, it is not widely known that as a Justice of the Peace he organised the detective force that became Scotland Yard.
1842: The first regular British detective force was formed.