The Stalker Affair Author:John Stalker In 1984 Cheif Constable Of the greater Manchester Police Force was asked to look into the death of six which took place in Northern Ireland in late 1982.These six men were killed by officers of the Royal Ulster Constabulary.Their deaths produced enormous controversy and allegations that the police had a secret but official "Shoot To Kill" policy... more » against members of the IRA. John Stalker was commisioned by the RUC to investigate the allegations but was met with resistance and obstrutions at every turn,after 2 years of work Stalker was abrutly removed from his job at the very moment he was about to gain access to material that would be highly embarrassing to the RUC.Lots of political intrigue well written.« less
This book was written by a man commisioned to look into Royal Ulster Constabulary and allegations that they had secret but Official orders to "Shoot To Kill" suspected IRA members after the death of six men.Stalkers investigation was thwarted at every turn after two years of investigation right as he was about to come gain access to material which would be highly incriminating against the RUC he was abruptly removed from his job. Lots of political intrigue . Well written.