This Seems Crazy, Now

At its height, the Pinkerton National Detective Agency employed more agents than there were members of the standing army of the United States of America, causing the state of Ohio to outlaw the agency due to fears it could be hired as a private army or militia. Pinkerton was the largest private law enforcement organization in the world at the height of its power.”

via Pinkerton National Detective Agency – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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