WILSON, R. S. S.




Author Tags: Crime, Labour, Law

Opium dens in B.C., prostitution on the prairies, smuggling, counterfeiting, rum-running and espionage are some of the crimes successfully investigated by R.S.S. Wilson in the 1930s and recounted in Undercover For The RCMP (Sono Nis, 1986 $10.95), a book with vivid detail, warmth and humour. He joined the RCMP in 1928. His book pertains to his eleven years as a policeman until the outbreak of World War II. He later worked for Alcan and as a labour relations consultant. He is the father of children's book author Eric Wilson.

[BCBW Summer 1988]