The Detectives

Since 1819, Glasgow Detectives have played an enormously important part in the success of The City of Glasgow Police. Here we see the proud and resolute detectives of 1883, their experiences etched on their faces. This is the earliest known group photograph of Glasgow Detectives.

Detective Superintendent John Boyd (front/center) with his Detectives
(Photographed After the Success of the ‘Dynamitards’ case)

Read about some of the notable the Glasgow Detectives of the 19th and 20th centuries:

Detective Lieutenant Archie Carmichael

Detective Superintendent John Ord

Detective Lieutenant Andrew N. Keith

Detective Lieutenant John McGimpsey KPM

Detective Superintendent Thomas Goodall