The Royal Ulster Constabulary : One Man's Journey
Book DescriptionThe author was born in Belfast at the beginning of the Second World War. During his youth, he spent a lot of time in the hill farm area of County Tyrone. This was a peaceful time shortly after the war; both communities in Northern Irelandin the farming areas of Tyrone were happily working together in the fields, helping one another to gather in the harvest. The author joined the Royal Ulster Constabulary in the autumn of 1956 and served for a period of thirty-three years with the police service, seeing service in both rural areas and in the capital city of Belfast. He served through two terrorist campaigns launched by the Irish Republican Army. In this book he has tried to show, through the eyes of the main characters, the changing timesand the problems facing the police in the ever-changing climate of politics in Northern Ireland.
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