Criminal Justice Essay
University of Phoenix
Mr. Allan Pinkerton was born in Glasgow Scotland to William and Isabelle Pinkerton on August 25, 1819. Allan father was a police sergeant who was shot and killed during a political riot in a city square. Allan quit school and went to work to support the family. Allan worked as a apprentice in the McCauley Cooperage works, barrel makers, he worked his way up to supervision and at the age of 22, Allan Pinkerton married Juan Carfares on March 13, 1842. Allan and his new wife didn’t have a honeymoon of sort due to a company of soldiers marching that was to arrest Mr. Pinkerton. Instead Mr. Pinkerton and his wife were on a ship the very next morning headed to the United States. Once the …show more content…
Jesse James was killed by one of his gang reward seeking men in April 1882. Frank James was late captured and serve time, and live peaceably on his farm in Missouri. Allan Pinkerton died July 1, 1884 at the age of 64, the legacy and impact of the Agency innovations on law enforcement and the private security of local law enforcement agencies.
Pinkeron’s career in law enforcement retrieved on Oct 24, 2010 www. History.com/doc/allan-pinkerton