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Name: PATRICK, C. W.

First Date: 1906

Profession: Engaged by Foran to help with criminal investigation in Nbi. in 1906 - a secret appointment!

Area: Nairobi

Book Reference: Cuckoo, Police, Drumkey, EAHB 1907

General Information:

Cuckoo - Formerly of the CID of the Johannesburg Police. He was an expert on fingerprints, and proved invaluable. His appointment was a secret one, known only to Major Foran and the Inspector General of Police.
Police - In 1907 authority had been secured to engage C.W. Patrick as a temporary Inspector at Nairobi to take charge of an embryo Finger Print Department. He had been doing this work with the CID of the Johannesburg Police, and was an expert. But his appointment was shortly afterwards ended on the score that Finger Print work had not yet become necessary. Two years later, however, a Finger Print Bureau was started in earnest.
Drumkey 1909 - Directory of Residents - F.W. Patrick, Nairobi
EAHB 1907 - F.W. Patrick  - Nairobi

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