Robbed by a Spirit

An incident recorded in 1939’s Outside the Law in New Zealand  by Charles Belton. The    only New Zealand police memoir from before the 1980’s. It spans the length of the 1930s.1

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Of interest is the note on page 175 that New Zealand Detectives often prosecuted the cases they brought before the courts. This brings up parallels with such multi-role investigator/Arbitrator of the law characters as Judge Dee, Miles Edgeworth and Judge Dredd.

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