Assignment wk 1 Biography of Alland Pinketon CJS 250 due sunday

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Assignment: Biography of Allan Pinkerton 80 Points Possible Points Possible No study of the private security industry would be complete without mention of Allan Pinkerton and the Pinkerton Detective Agency. Pinkerton made many contributions both to private security and to national law enforcement, and the Pinkerton Detective Agency was the forerunner to modern private security and detective agencies. Write a 500- to 700-word biography of Allan Pinkerton focusing on the overlap between private and public security in the career of Pinkerton and the development of the Pinkerton Detective Agency. Include the following: A history of Pinkerton’s career as a law enforcement official The major events involving the Pinkerton Detective Agency during Pinkerton’s lifetime The impact of the Agency’s innovations on law enforcement and the private security industry Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. 80
Cite at least two sources. Biography: Allan Pinkerton's Detective Agency - PBS - agency Allan Pinkerton opened the first detective agency in the United States know as the Pinkerton National Detective Agency. He served as the head of the Union Intelligence Service and protected President Abraham Lincoln. He also was hired by the railroad to capture outlaw Jesse James. He was never able to apprehend James. He died in 1884 Clients Across the Globe PINKERTON, THE MAN 1819 — Allan Pinkerton is born August 25 in Glasgow, Scotland 1842 — Allan Pinkerton immigrates to the US, settles near Chicago and went to work making barrels 1847 — Allan Pinkerton joins the Chicago police department 1849 — Allan Pinkerton is appointed as Chicago’s first police detective 1850 — The first Pinkerton office opens at 80 Washington Street, Chicago, IL PINKERTON, THE COMPANY
1850 — The Pinkerton Detective Agency is formed and with it the birth of a noble profession 1850 — The Pinkerton Code is created: Accept no bribes Never compromise with criminals Partner with local law enforcement agencies Refuse divorce cases or cases that initiate scandals Turn down reward money (Agents were well paid) Never raise fees without the client’s pre- knowledge Keep clients apprised on an on-going basis 1853 — Pinkerton Detective Agency works with law enforcement to arrest criminals anywhere in the country 1855 — Pinkerton specializes in protecting railroad shipments for several mid-western railways 1856 — Kate Warne is hired by Pinkerton and becomes the first female detective in the U.S. “In my service you will serve your country better than on the field. I have several female operatives. If you agree to come aboard you will go in training with the head of my female detectives, Kate Warne. She has never let me down.” - ALLAN PINKERTON 1861 — In the hour of peril, Pinkerton uncovers and foils an assassination plot on the life of Abraham Lincoln and conducts him safely through the ranks of
treason to his first inauguration 1861-1865 —

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