The Fall of Scotland Yard by Barry Cox, John Shirley and Martin Short  details the corruption in the Metropolitan Police which led to 3 police internal inquiries in the early to mid 1970s.
It is necessary to look at police corruption
- to find out the relationship between the Customs, who are becoming essential to the Playland situation  , and the Police at the time. The DCI Victor Kelaher case producing an ugly stand off between the two law enforcement agencies
- to assess whether the Police corruption affected the child abuse, detection and conviction of criminals at Playland and Piccadilly .
This will be discussed in future post, but here are included some extracts from the book relevant to the corruption, child abuse or the Piccadilly area.
1. “Times Inquiry” led to 2 detectives imprisoned in 1972. DCS Bill Moody (later jailed himself for corruption) led this inquiry…
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