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        Secrets of Scotland Yard: Part 2

        In this segment of Secrets of Scotland Yard, learn about the history of Scotland Yard, which dates back nearly 200 years. The influx of a new class of urban poor to London led to an increase in crime in the early 19th century. With the passage of the Metropolitan Police Act, London's Police force, the Met, was born. The Met's duties evolved from solely preventing crime to investigating modern criminal affairs.

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