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Product NameScotland Yard Files: 150 Years of the CID, 1842-1992
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHardcover
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AuthorPaul Begg, Keith Skinner
Page Count320
BindingHardcover
Published06/11/1992
FeaturesUsed Book in Good Condition
Long DescriptionAs the ingenuity of criminals has developed over time, so have the techniques for catching them. The murderer Dr. Crippen's attempted getaway was foiled by the first use of radio at sea, and fingerprint evidence first secured a conviction as far back as 1902. Keith Skinner, a leading crime historian, and Alan Moss, a former Chief Superintendent, have trawled through the archives and selected twelve such fascinating 'firsts' from the history of the world-famous Scotland Yard - including the first 'wanted' picture in the press, the first successful use of identification parades, and the first conviction based on ballistics evidence. A lively narrative is supported by many previously unpublished images and documents from the Scotland Yard files at London's National Archives.
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