(Clifford, 2004) As the United States expanded its business, so did the private security industry. Allan Pinkerton’s sons carried on the family business after his death. This time frame caused a noticeable shift from detection to prevention. The problems with labor produce hostile riots leaving the leaders to rely on agencies like the Pinkerton Detective Agency to protect property and the industry itself. During the Great Riots of 1877, ‘Pinkerton men’ became a household word.
Daniel Burnham had created some of America’s most famous structures, including the Flatiron Building in New York and Union Station in D.C.; his next task was to recreate a desolate Chicago to a revolutionized city of hope, by creating the famous Chicago World’s Fair in 1893 (also known as The World’s Columbian Exposition). This became a revelation for it attracted millions but also a devious and disturbing killing spree for Henry Holmes. It was during the 1890’s that Chicago had become America’s second populous city, due to the shift from an agricultural to an industrial society, drawing hundreds of thousands of foreign immigrants and rural dwellers to the city in search of work and a better lifestyle. Chicago wanted to prove to the world that the US was dominant in cultural, military and political force to the world by building the Chicago World’s Fair in response to the tall Eiffel Tower centered at the 1889 Paris World’s Fair. What better way to host a fair while celebrating the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s discovery of America.
Biography of Allan Pinkerton Allan Pinkerton was born on August 25, 1819 in Glasgow, Scotland. When Allen became a US citizen he decided to become a member of Chartists which, was a political group that were advocates abolishment of slavery, better wages, and women rights. He was also, a well-known for Scottish detective and founder of the famous American private detective agency. Allen founded a detective agency called “The Northwest Police Agency” in 1850. One of his great accomplishments was when he was able to capture Rose O’Neal Greenhow who, was confederate spy.
Those that did not follow the Swift model were destined to remain small local companies. Thus by the middle of the 1890s, the meat-packing industry, with the rapid growth of these great vertically integrated firms had become oligopolistic (the “Big Five” had the major share of the market) and bureaucratic; each of the five had its many departments and several levels of management. This story has parallels in other industries processing agricultural products. In tobacco, James B. Duke was the first to appreciate the growing market for the cigarette, a new product which was sold almost wholly in the cities. However, after he had applied machinery to the manufacture of cigarettes, production soon outran supply.
Case Study: Officer Robert Barton CJA474 January 12th, 2015 Case Study: Officer Robert Barton There is much that could be said about young Officer Robert Barton. He began his policing career straight out of high school and greatly excelled. He worked hard with the police squad, working side by side with his brothers in blue. He had many friends that viewed the job the same as he did, and they all believed that they were in position to uphold the law and protect citizens from criminals. He moved his career forward and joined the Joint Gang Task Force where he worked with a whole new group of individuals who shared the exact goals and ideals to the letter.
As for being a focal point, the state of Ohio was and remains perfectly situated between the great urban centers of Chicago and New York, and was a central source of building materials as the two cities competed in expansion in the 19th century. Business in the U.S. was always a complex affair, much as it is today, as each industry relies upon the presence of suppliers and buyers, but the steel industry was essential in developing an industrial platform
Allan Pinkerton received his greatest honor when he was asked by six different Midwestern railroad companies to form an agency for railroad protection. He formed an agency called the North West Police Agency at the age of 35. He was also contracted to investigate counterfeiting and to protect post offices from robberies. Most of Allan Pinkerton’s work as a detective was to make sure that the post office and railroad industries were protected. Allan
In this scenario I am a newly appointed narcotics detective assigned to an area that has a terrible problem with drugs. At the first meeting I attend, the commander explains how he approves of the unit tactics and thinks they are effective. I asked my partner about these comments and he stated sometimes they have to plant drugs and use force to gain information from suspects. I go to the commander and ask for a transfer. The commander states these actions are taking place out of necessity so I should just go with it.
This book took place in Chicago on December 20, 1956. Dave Beck was the president of the largest and most powerful labor union. He was to be known as the leader of the Teamsters who was a criminal. Robert Kennedy and Carmine Bellino were the
Thomas Jennings 1791-1856 Thomas Jennings, born in 1791, was the first African American to be given a patent, on March 3, 1821. Thomas Jennings was awarded his patent for a dry cleaning process (U.S. patent 3306x). At the time, he was operating a dry cleaning business in New York City, and was heavily involved in abolitionist activities. The patent was for a dry-cleaning process called "dry scouring", and he used the initial money he earned from it to purchase freedom from slavery for his family. In 1831, Thomas Jennings became assistant secretary for the First Annual Convention of the People of Color in Philadelphia, PA. Thomas Jennings was a free man when he took out his patent, otherwise he might have had trouble obtaining the patent in his name.