Ut still a thrilling read about A Very Well Known not very well of NYC history Really well written and it has all the makings of a modern police procedural Goodwin was a hero Very interesting A little choppy but worth the read I happened to read this about the time of the Connecticut school shooting and I thought this was interestingThe newspapers complained that the Sullivan Law which made it illegal for a civilian
#to carry a #carry a without a license had merely made robbers boldKind of interesting considering this was 1912 All this time and we still aren t getting it right uick read and interesting I forget that female police officers haven t always been as high up in the ranks as they can be now This was a very interesting story and Mrs Goodwin definitely paved the way Interesting story about the first woman detective on the New York Police Department and how difficult it was to become that It was a time of corruption on the force Her husband had been a roundsman I never was sure what that was After he died she got hired as a matron escorting female prisoners etc Until the day came when they needed a woman to go undercover And she new how to blendIt is pretty short and apparently some reviewers took exception to the shortness of E inside the French Renaissance lobby of America'. Amazing true story of New York City s first female police detective and a the brutal bank heist that only she could solve Imagine Erik Larson s Devil in the White City crossed with Caleb Carr s The Alienist and you ve got the Fearless Mrs Goodwin Isabella Goodwin was a thirty nine year old widowed mother of four and a police matron in 1912 when she was sent undercover as a maid at a boardinghouse in the tenderloin district to root out the whereabouts of Eddie the Boob a professional boxer and their from his Tea Dancer Girlfriend Swede Annie dancer girlfriend Swede Annie bring him in if
She Could For The Worstcould for the worst heist Annie bring him in if she could for the worst bank heist New York s history The Fearless Mrs Goodwin relates how she succeeded in doing just that This was my first indle single experience and on the whole it was fine The story of mrs Goodwin the first female detective in the new York city police department would have been better as a full length book While there was clearly a lot of research put into this article I feel like there was a lot of information missing I wanted to now about corruption the police department and details about mrs goodwin s assignments I wish that information about the trial of the thieves who perpetrated this heist was available Also the end of the article where the. ON THE MORNING of February 15 1912 a Thursday Geo.