Mysteries of Police and Crime
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Mysteries of Police and Crime

By Arthur Griffiths
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  • Mysteries OF Police and Crime
  • CONTENTS.
  • Part I. A GENERAL SURVEY OF CRIME AND ITS DETECTION.
    • I.—THE CAUSES OF CRIME.
      • II.—THE HUNTERS AND THE HUNTED.
      • III.—THE PRESS AN AID TO THE POLICE.
      • IV.—THE IMPORTANCE OF SMALL CLUES.
      • V.—“LUCK” FOR AND AGAINST CRIMINALS.
      • VI.—THE TRACKING INSTINCT IN AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES.
      • VII.—THE SHORTSIGHTEDNESS OF SOME CRIMINALS.
      • VIII.—SOME UNAVENGED CRIMES.
      • IX.—A GOOD WORD FOR THE POLICE.
  • Part II. JUDICIAL ERRORS.
    • CHAPTER I. WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS.
      • JUDGE CAMBO OF MALTA.
      • THE D’ANGLADES.
      • LADY MAZEL.
      • WILLIAM SHAW.
      • THE SAILMAKER AND THE BOATSWAIN.
      • BRUNELL THE INNKEEPER.
      • DU MOULIN’S CASE.
      • CALAS.
      • A GROSS PERVERSION OF JUSTICE AT NUREMBERG.
      • “THE BLUE DRAGOON.”
    • CHAPTER II. CASES OF DISPUTED OR MISTAKEN IDENTITY.
      • LESURQUES.
      • THE CHAMPIGNELLES MYSTERY.
      • JUDGE GARROWS STORY.
      • A CASE AT YORK.
      • HOAG OR PARKER?
      • A MILWAUKEE MYSTERY.
      • A SCOTTISH CASE.
      • KARL FRANZ.
      • THE CANNON STREET CASE.
      • A NARROW ESCAPE.
    • CHAPTER III. PROBLEMATICAL ERRORS.
      • CAPTAIN DONELLAN.
      • MADAME LAFARGE.
      • THE STOLEN JEWELS.
      • MADELEINE SMITH.
      • The Wharton-Ketchum Case.
      • THE STORY OF THE PERRYS.
    • CHAPTER IV. POLICE MISTAKES.
      • PELLIZIONI.
      • WILLIAM HABRON.
      • THE EDLINGHAM BURGLARY.
      • LORD COCHRANE.
  • Part III. POLICE—PAST AND PRESENT.
    • CHAPTER V. EARLY POLICE: FRANCE.
      • La Reynie.
      • Hérault.
      • D’Ombréval.
      • Berryer.
      • M. de Sartines.
      • Lenoir.
      • De Crosne.
      • Fouché.
      • Savary.
      • Fouché Again.
    • CHAPTER VI. EARLY POLICE (continued): ENGLAND.
      • GAMBLING.
      • RIVER THIEVES.
      • “Fences.”
      • COINERS.
      • The Fieldings.
      • THE BOW STREET RUNNERS.
    • CHAPTER VII. MODERN POLICE: LONDON.
    • CHAPTER VIII. MODERN POLICE (continued): PARIS.
    • CHAPTER IX. MODERN POLICE (continued): NEW YORK.
    • CHAPTER X. MODERN POLICE (continued): RUSSIA.
    • CHAPTER XI. MODERN POLICE (continued): INDIA.
    • CHAPTER XII. THE DETECTIVE, AND WHAT HE HAS DONE.
      • THE CASE OF LADY IVY.
      • A LAWYER TURNED DETECTIVE.
      • HOW DENOVAN RAN DOWN MACKOULL.
      • VIDOCQ.
    • CHAPTER XIII. ENGLISH AND AMERICAN DETECTIVES.
  • Part IV. CAPTAINS OF CRIME.
    • CHAPTER XIV. SOME FAMOUS SWINDLERS.
      • HATFIELD.
      • COLLET.
      • COGNARD.
      • MAJOR SEMPLE.
    • CHAPTER XV. SWINDLERS OF MORE MODERN TYPE.
      • RICHARD COSTER.
      • WALTER SHERIDAN.
      • JACK CANTER.
      • ALLMAYER.
      • PARAF.
      • TAMMANY FRAUDS.
      • BURTON, ALIAS THE COUNT VON HAVARD.
      • DR. VIVIAN.
      • MOCK CLERGYMEN.
      • HARRY BENSON.
      • MAX SHINBURN.
    • CHAPTER XVI. SOME FEMALE CRIMINALS.
      • “MOTHER M——.”
      • THE “GERMAN PRINCESS.”
      • JENNY DIVER.
      • THE BARONESS DE MENCKWITZ.
      • EMILY LAWRENCE.
      • LOUISA MILES.
      • MRS. GORDON-BAILLIE.
      • A VIENNESE IMPOSTOR.
      • BIG BERTHA.
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