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The BSA Police Dog Section was first a part of the CID.

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Social Media With former members being spread through the Diaspora, social media has become an ever popular platform to stay in touch.

Books Much has been written about the BSA Police in the history of the nation once known as Rhodesia. This section provides a selection of books:
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19 May 2018 commencing at 1100hrs
BSAP UK Branch AGM Victory Services Club, London. Contact Hon. Sec. Steve Acornley for details United Kingdom
22 September 2018 at 18.00hrs for 18:30hrs
Annual Regimental Dinner Westlake Golf Club - Contact Hon. Sec. Neville Spurr for details Western Cape
24 September 2018 at 12.00
Annual Lunch To be advised Kwa-Zulu Natal
1 December 2018 at 12.00hrs
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Online Store The United Kingdom Branch of the Regimental Association operates an online store accessible worldwide. You will find books, apparel and various other items here.

BSAP History The BSA Police started with its valuable military assistance to the Royal Charter Company. Join those who have an interest in the history of the force:

Appreciation To all those who have contributed in a big or small way, a special vote of thanks. Without you these pages would not be here.

Andrew Field 8646
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Several Branches of the Regimental Association produce periodic newsletters or magazines for distribution to their members. We are grateful to these Branches for their support and contribution of material to the BSA Police website. These and back issues of the Outposts may be found on the Outpost Page.
Recently Published
Title: A Life Lived on The Edge
Author: Stanyon Douglas John - BSA Police 7158/8638; Served 1964-1980
Publisher: Amazon: 2017
ISBN : 978-1549859307
Availabilty: Amazon

Review: This book contains 68 stories of the experiences of the author, in (1) Policing the Lowveld of Rhodesia from 1965- 1968 Where after he resigned. Part two covers stories of his world travels,for three years with almost identical experiences as portrayed in James Michener's "The Drifters." Travelling across six continents, working in the deserts of Australia and the jungles of New Guinea. Part three covers his attestation and experiences as a CID member engaged in combating terrorism, mainly in Op Hurricane from 1972 - 1980.
13 January 2018
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BSA Police Former Members In Memoriam In memory of our former colleagues who passed away recently, in reverse date order:

Potgieter, Raymond 'Ray' (7865 - D/Section Officer; served between December 1967 - July 1979), passed away on 9 July 2018 - Harare, Zimbabwe.
12 July 2018

Schwartz, Terrence Eugene 'Terry" (6382 - D/Patrol Officer; served between March 1961 - July 1965; member of the Natal and Transvaal Branches), passed away on 23 June 2018 - Edenvale, South Africa.
14 June 2018

Thompson, George Richard 'Dick' (5559 - Chief Inspector; served between October 1956 - May 1981; member of the Natal and United Kingdom Branches), passed away on 12 June 2018 - New Castle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
14 June 2018

Albyn , Terrence Francis 'Terry' (5855 - Superintendent; served between August 1958 - August 1980; member of the Natal Branch), passed away on 4 June 2018 - Durban, South Africa.
6 June 2018

Minifie, Christopher John (6192 - Patrol Officer; served between July 1960 to February 1965), passed away on 26 May 2018 - Basingstoke, United kingdom
23 June 2018

Law, Gordon Black (7997 - Patrol Officer; served between June 1968 to June 1978), passed away on 23 May 2018 - Johannesburg, South Africa.
23 May 2018

Neale, John Philip (4996 - Chief Superintendent; served between Decembmer 1952 to February 1976; Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 22 May 2018 - Frimley, Hampshire, United Kingdom.
22 May 2018

Peterson, Henry George (7519 - D/Inspector; served between January 1966 - November 1982), passed away on 19 May 2018 - Rustenburg, South Africa.
22 May 2018

McIntosh, Colin Reid (5833 - D/Section Officer; served between June 1958 - August 1971), passed away on 15 May 2018 - Durban, South Africa.
23 May 2018

Stoker, James 'Jim' (6366 - Section Officer; served between April 1961 - December 1967; member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 12 May 2018 - Bradford, United Kingdom.
15 May 2018

Our thoughts go out to family and friends and we join former colleagues in extending condolences and deepest sympathies.
They shall be sadly missed.

In Memoriam 2016-2018