What made the FBI’s list unique was that it brought dangerous fugitives to nationwide attention. The development of the internet has made the list’s reach global, though it is still an exclusively FBI program.
Any suspect arrested in the USA must be informed of four key rights. ‘You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can, and will, be used against you in court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford one, one will be appointed for you.’
Sutcliffe was found guilty of murdering 13 women over a six-year period, and of attempting to murder a further seven.
South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko died in Pretoria prison from injuries inflicted while in police custody.
On the 8th August 1963, a gang of 15 men attacked a Royal Mail train heading from Glasgow to London and stole over £2.6million in cash.
Rioting continued for another five nights and acted as a catalyst for LGBT political activism.
On the 2nd January 1981, serial killer Peter Sutcliffe – otherwise known as the Yorkshire Ripper – was arrested by police.
The Metropolitan Police, which is often considered to be the first modern police force, began operating in London.
The 999 service was launched in London on 30 June 1937, and initially covered a 12 mile radius from Oxford Street.
The Australian outlaw Ned Kelly was arrested following a violent shoot-out with police at Glenrowan in Victoria.