The Origins of Private Detectives
Most of us know about Private Investigators from our favorite shows, books, or other media. Names like Sherlock Holmes, Dick Tracey, or more recently Veronica Mars pop into mind, but who started this as a career option and what were they like? Nathan digs into the tale of the first professional Police Detective and Private Eye, Eugene-Francois Vidoq. A troubled young from a well to do family, with a very long streak of criminal activity, who made waves in the legal world.