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Antwan Floyd Sr

Benjamin Thornton: Fly Detective in Indianapolis

Benjamin Thornton: Fly Detective in Indianapolis

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Born a slave, 12 year old Ben Thornton ran away and reached the Union army lines. In 1876 he became one of the first African-American police officers in Indianapolis, Indiana. In 1886 he was chosen as the first of his race to serve as a detective in that city's police force. Detective Ben Thornton became nationally famous for his skill in tracking down criminals. This is a true account of his life and the many cases he worked.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Floyd Sr, Antwan
Published: 02/08/2018
Publisher: Patrick Pearsey
ISBN: 9780692072400
Pages: 410
Weight: 1.20lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.84d
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