Private Eye


Pinkerton Agency logo

Pinkerton Agency Eye Logo

Private investigators have existed for about 150 years. The 1st private detective agency opened in France in 1833. In 1850, In the U.S.A, Allan Pinkerton formed Pinkerton National Detective Agency,  the Pinkerton Agency became notorious for breaking strikes, but it also made several contributions to the fields of law enforcement and investigation. The agency takes credit for the concept of the mug shot, and the term “private eye” came from the original Pinkerton logo.


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