List of famous law enforcement officers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top law enforcement officers in the world? This includes the most prominent law enforcement officers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable law enforcement officers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic law enforcement officers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned law enforcement officers.
This list features Tom Horn, Leo Foley and more.From reputable, prominent, and well known law enforcement officers to the lesser known law enforcement officers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the law enforcement officer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous law enforcement officers ever?" and "What are the names of famous law enforcement officers?" then you're in the right place. (10 items)
Harry Lee was the long-time sheriff of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. He was first elected in 1979, as the 30th Sheriff, and was re-elected six times, serving twenty eight years and six months. He is the older brother of Playboy magazine's first Asian-American centerfold, China Lee. ...moresee more on Harry Lee
Thomas "Tom" Horn, Jr. was an American Old West scout, who carried out varied roles as hired gunman, Pinkerton, range detective, cowboy, and soldier. Believed to have committed 17 murders as a hired gunman in the West, in 1902 Horn was convicted of the murder of 14-year-old Willie Nickell near Iron Mountain, Wyoming. The boy was the son of sheep rancher Kels Nickell, who had been involved in a range feud with neighbor and cattle rancher Jim Miller. On the day before his 43rd birthday, Horn was executed by hanging in Cheyenne, Wyoming. While in jail he wrote his autobiography, Life of Tom Horn: Government Scout and Interpreter, which was published posthumously. Numerous editions have been ...moresee more on Tom Horn
Leo T. Foley is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota Senate who represented District 47, which includes portions of Anoka and Hennepin counties in the northern Twin Cities metropolitan area. A Democrat, he was first elected to the Senate in 1996, and was re-elected in 2000, 2002 and 2006. Prior to the 2002 legislative redistricting, the area was known as District 49. He was unseated by Republican Benjamin Kruse in the 2010 general election. ...moresee more on Leo Foley
George Scarborough was a cowboy, and lawman who lived during the time of the Wild West. He is best known for having killed outlaw John Selman, killer of John Wesley Hardin, and for his partnership with lawman Jeff Milton, with the pair bringing down several outlaws during their time together. ...moresee more on George Scarborough