In this episode, Jessie speaks with one of Queensland’s most highly regarded police officers, Keith Banks, about his experiences as an undercover operative in the 1980’s.
At 16 years old Keith traveled from Townsville to study at Brisbane’s Police Academy and by the time he was 21, the young, straight-laced country boy was risking his life to infiltrate some of Australia’s most dangerous drug syndicates.
To hide his identity Keith often became involved in the exact crimes he was hired to uncover.
In his new book Drugs, Guns & Lies: My life as an undercover cop, Keith shares his incredible story in an era riddled with corruption.
Guest: Keith Banks
Host: Jessie Stephens
Executive Producer: Elise Cooper
Producer/Editor: Hannah Bowman
- Fitzgerald Inquiry - The Corruption (Queensland State Archives) - https://bit.ly/3exKtlc
- Retired QPS officer speaks out about Fitzgerald Inquiry. 7 News - https://bit.ly/32krdFs
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