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The Devil’s Disciples

The Early Days of Private Investigation & Forensic Practices

“The term to ‘detect’ derived from the Latin verb to ‘unroof’, and because the devil, according to legend, allowed his henchmen to peer voyeuristically into houses by removing their roofs, detectives were known as the ‘Devil’s Disciples’.” — David Grann, Killers of the Flower Moon

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Tara Rose

Life-long learner, reader of all things. Writing about what interests me and sharing it with you. https://taramrose.medium.com/subscribe