She just wanted to be a great cop and do her job well – that’s all she’d ever dreamed of. Little did she know the good guys would turn out to be every bit as menacing as the bad … In 1984, with grand plans to escape her deadbeat family, Deborah Locke graduated as a constable in the NSW Police Force. Young, blonde and pretty, she looked forward to her life as a copper. But within a year she was already being drawn into the dark circle of police corruption in Sydney’s underworld. Bribery, substance abuse and sexual harassment were commonplace – the lines between cops and crims were blurred. Having worked her way up to the rank of detective senior constable, Locke entered dangerous territory when she decided to blow the whistle on her crooked colleagues … WATCHING tHE DEtECtIVES is the story of a gutsy young woman who stayed true to what she believed in – no matter the cost. pp. 272 #0218 TRUE CRIMEBalmain bastard Bill Gould Charles Sturt University Chris Murphy Christine Nixon complaint Constable copscorruption couldn’t Debbie DEBORAH LEE desk Detective Sergeant doctor door drink Drug face felt floor Fraud Squad Gamers Gaming Squad girl Glenorie going GraemeGreg Greg’s Grigg grog guys hair happened Hatton Hayes head hospital Internal Affairs interview investigation Irene and John Jamison kids Kim Mandy Michael Drury morning never Neyenhuys night North Sydney parents Park Parramatta Detectives pissed police station pregnancy pulled realised Ritcho Roger Rogerson Royal Commission Schloeffel senior sitting someone South Wales Police started surveillance talk task force tell There’s things thought told Tony Lauer whistleblower Wollongong young
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