Frederick Porter Wensley

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Frederick Porter Wensley, (1865-1949) was Chief constable of the CID at Scotland Yard. Wensley was notable for his long (1888-1929) service, as well a for being the first person to rise all the way from lowly PC to the what was then the top post at the Yard. After his retirement, he pursued a career as a private investigator, and played a role in the notorious "Stavisky affair".