|Mentioned||Let Loose the Dogs|
Summer of '75
Manual for Murder
Pinkerton's, founded as the Pinkerton's National Detective Agency, is a private security guard and detective agency established in the United States by Allan Pinkerton in 1850. Soon after his legendary detective agency was established, Canadians began seeking their services.
The agency's work on behalf of Canadian governments and police forces, during the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century included hunting down legendary train robber Bill Miner in the woods of British Columbia, infiltrating German spy rings during World War I, helping future Prime Minister John A. Macdonald to fend off the Fenian raids, and tracking down the Reno Brothers in Windsor, Ontario.
Appearances & Mentions
Let Loose the Dogs (mentioned)
- Inspector Thomas Brackenreid mentioned Pinkerton's as an alternative to Detective William Murdoch when the Detective is reluctant to investigate the murder of John Delaney because his father is a prime suspect.
Summer of '75 (mentioned)
Manual for Murder (mentioned)
- Former agent Mr. Robert Brown's daughter is a murder victim.
Bad Pennies (mentioned)
- Agent Robert Parker arrives in Toronto to meet Carl Landers who has information on the death of Agent Daniel Parker who lost his life at the Homestead Riot of 1892 in Pennsylvania. After he uncovers the truth with the help of Murdoch and Station House No. 4, Parker is fired by the Pinkerton's for having one of their own arrested for multiply murders.