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Dudley Butt speaks to Ged Power about his early career in the police, from his boyhood on a farm at Ballaragh interrupted by his mother reading an advert in the newspaper in 1962, through to the his early years of policing as the force emerged from the shadow of the War into the swinging 60s, with the Island's first casino, bands like the Rolling Stones performing on the Island and the beginning of more serious crimes on the horizon.

This interview covers Butt's early years in the Isle of Man Constabulary, establishing the guiding forces behind his career which would see him through some of the Isle of Man's most famous, iconic and important police investigations to become Detective Chief Inspector.


This interview was conducted by Ged Power as a part of Treisht2020.


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  • Interview with Dudley Butt