The era of the 'hard men'

David Aspland

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review


This chapter discusses NSW Police practices, culture and heroes during the period before and after World War 2 as they pertained to several celebrated investigations. It considers corruption along with the social history that allowed these practices to flourish.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTrue blue
Subtitle of host publication150 years of service and sacrifice of the NSW police force
EditorsPatrick Lindsay
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherHarper Collins
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9780732293888
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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