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

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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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ADF 8646
7 August 2017

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Branch
19 May 2018 commencing at 1100hrs
BSAP UK Branch AGM Victory Services Club, London. Contact Steve Acornley for details United Kingdom
20 May 2018 - time to be advised
Annual General Meeting of the Mashonaland Branch followed by Lunch To be advised shorly Mashonaland
24 September 2018 at 12.00
Annual Lunch To be advised Kwa-Zulu Natal


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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
ADF 8646
7 August 2017
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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:

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



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



Lyes, Peter Edmund (6695 - Assistant Commissioner; served between June 1962 - August 1987 (in the successor force); member of the Natal Branch), passed away on 29 April 2018 - Durban, South Africa.
1 May 2018



Becks, Colin Cyril (5839/7145 - S/Section Officer; served two tours between June 1958 - July 1970; member of the Transvaal Branch), passed away on 29 April 2018 - Santon, South Africa.
22 May 2018



Hickman, Stuart Edmund 'Tony', aged 75 (6679 - Constable; served between May 1962 - October 1964; member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 24 April 2018 - Lincoln, United Kingdom.
14 May 2018



Merris, Anthony Thomas John 'Tony', aged 70 (7717/8640 - L/Chief Inspector; served between February 1966 - May 1982 (in the successor force); member of the Natal and Transvaal Branches), passed away on 24 April 2018 - Johannesburg, South Africa.
30 April 2018



Ainsworth, David Richard, aged 73 (8182 - Inspector (T); served between January 1969 - January 1979; member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 21 April 2018 - Boulogne, France.
1 May 2018



Hunter, Earle Wayne, aged 57 (110861 - Patrol Officer; served between March 1979 - October 1980; member of the Transvaal Branch), passed away on 13 April 2018 - Johannesburg, South Africa.
21 April 2018



Smith, Ronald Clive, aged 73 (6840 - Section Officer; served between January 1963 - January 1973; member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 8 April 2018 - Lanaca, Cyprus.
21 April 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