While searching for something else I came across this interesting 1938 letter to the editor of the Gleaner taking Alexander Bustamante on about something he had said regarding the officer corps of the Jamaica Constabulary. Apparently he didn’t approve of black or coloured Jamaicans being appointed as Police Inspectors for fear they would abuse their subordinates. Since both Mr. Bustamante and the JC are in the news right now I thought others might find this peep into history interesting as well.
“As a Jamaican Negro I know my country well…”
A peep into the history of Jamaica and its Constabulary
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Everyday glimpses into our developmental psychology are often far more informative than published scholarships … nice post!
Thanks Peter….amazing what’s just sitting there waiting to be found…