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By Jon Frost

ISBN-10: 1472109422

ISBN-13: 9781472109422

In greater than twenty years, Jon Frost has labored with the mad, the undesirable, the courageous, the silly, the amazing, and the heroic. In his time as a uniformed officer Jon seized presidential plane, a operating tank, autos, lorries, boats, and coffins; and exposed wild animals, killer snakes, bush meat, animal porn, toxic vodka, dodgy drugs, bootleg prescriptions, pirated tablets, poisonous alcohol, firearms, side-arms, swords, explosives, stolen gold, soiled funds, blood diamonds, baby pornography, and each drug recognized to guy and some as but unknown ones. And the lifeless? He searched them, too. while you’ve confiscated every little thing from a suitcase complete human hair to a dwell monkey hidden within the lining of someone’s overcoat, you recognize you could by no means go back to a regular line of labor. yet then Jon went into undercover customs paintings, and issues grew to become relatively fascinating . . .

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I have served with former policemen, engineers, soldiers, sailors, airmen, council gardeners, bouncers and even double-glazing salesmen. It was never the pay that drew these people in. Sometimes it was the glory or the power of wearing a uniform. For the ex-military guys, it was the worry of not wearing a uniform. Every officer had their own reason for joining. Mine was luck. The work of Customs officers at ports and airports was and is essential. HMCE was regarded as the best Customs service in the world and, having worked around the world in many countries, I learned that it was true.

Then Bang! Boom! Boom! Gush! The stopcocks gave up the ghost and exploded, one so violently that it embedded itself in a brick wall. The domestic pipes then took the full pressure, blowing taps off sink basins.

He said. ‘It sounds like my officer carried out his duty as he should and you, son, are a bit of a twat for opening the can. ’ Davis’s final words to us on his way out were that this was not the last we would hear of it. The duty officer told me not to sweat about it. I was still a touch worried, though, and tried to explain that it hadn’t been a deliberate ploy to get him to open the can, just a genuine request for help. ‘Course it was, son,’ he said with a smile and a wink. ’ Benjamin was never the smartest of scholars when we were at school together.

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