Big Four (Scotland Yard)

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The Big Four was a nickname given to the four Superintendents in charge of the Criminal Investigation Department at Scotland Yard, the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police, from about 1919 onwards.

They were:


  1. ^ Wensley, Frederick (1931), Detective Days, Cassel, p. 196 
  2. ^ Gribble, Leonard Reginald (1966), Great manhunters of the Yard, Long, p. 79 
  3. ^ Woodhall, Edwin T. (1935). Crime and the Supernatural. London: Long. p. 46. 
  4. ^ Harding, Arthur (1981). Samuel, Raphael, ed. East end underworld: chapters in the life of Arthur Harding. Taylor & Francis. p. 337. ISBN 0-7100-0726-4.