John Bown was brought up on a small holding on the hills of Derbyshire, where life was tough, but happy. As a teenager he came to a personal faith which informed his future life. His calling was to be a policeman which he undertook for thirty years retiring in the rank of superintendent. He recalls, humorous and frightening incidents during his police career, and identifies critical elements in his development as a police officer. He takes you on a journey through Ethiopia, Jamaica, Nigeria, and South Sudan as he describes his work as an overseas police adviser.
Called to Serve and Protect
How does a farm boy brought up on an isolated farm with no electricity, or running water supply, leaving school at fifteen with no academic qualifications, have a successful career in the police force and become an overseas police adviser? John describes his motivation to serve and protect, and take...