By Ray Whitrod,Matthew Condon

 In the early Seventies, Queensland was once a haven for crooks from either side of the legislation. It was once into this hothouse that Ray Whitrod used to be controversially appointed as police commissioner in 1970. simply six years later he resigned from the top function of the Queensland Police strength, not keen to tolerate the interference of the Bjelke-Petersen executive. It used to be a choice that the Fitzgerald Inquiry might later vindicate. Ray Whitrod rose throughout the ranks from police cadets in Adelaide to command not just the Queensland police however the Commonwealth and Papua New Guinea forces besides. In wartime, he had educated and flown as a navigator with the RAF in Europe and the center East. After the conflict, he helped to came across ASIO, working either within the box and from at the back of a table. without delay a private memoir and an extraordinary insider’s view of the strength, this reissue of Before I Sleep has an advent through Matthew Condon, writer of Three Crooked Kings and Jacks and Jokers.

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