This is the biography of Glaswegian Allan Pinkerton, who went to America and founded a nationwide police system more than half a century before the FBI was thought of, and a global network of agents which anticipated Interpol by many years. Pinkerton's powers of observation enabled him to solve many cases, initally as a deputy sheriff, then as a detective in the Chicago Police and latterly as principal of the North West detective agency, now known simply as "Pinkerton's". This book contains accounts of many of his greatest ...

Allan Pinkerton: The Eye Who Never Slept 1996, Mainstream Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781851588251