Irish army and the development of the constabulary concept by J. A. Jackson

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .

Written in English

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  • Ireland. -- Army -- History.,
  • Military art and science -- Ireland.

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Other titlesArmed forces and society, sociological essays.
StatementJ. A. Jackson.
ContributionsBlack, R. D. Collison. former owner.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 109-126 ;
Number of Pages126
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Open LibraryOL21831549M

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The Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC, Irish: Constáblacht Ríoga na hÉireann; simply called the Irish Constabulary –67) was the police force in Ireland from untilwhen the country was part of the United Kingdom.A separate civic police force, the unarmed Dublin Metropolitan Police, patrolled the capital, while the cities of Derry and Belfast, originally with their own police.

Covers the history of policing in Ireland, how the system worked, the establishment of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC), the types of men in the Force, their backgrounds and lifestyles, the final years of the RIC, how to trace ancestors in the RIC, and a case history of a constable.

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