You Win Some...You Lose Some
Recollections of a Newfoundland Fishery Officer
132 pages, 5.5" x 8.5"
Book Description You Win Some . . . You Lose Some is an honest account of the many trials and tribulations associated with being a Newfoundland Federal Fisheries Officer. In this book, you will be exposed to many undercover operations, stakeouts and other exercises as told by someone who has lived these encounters nearly everyday of his life. In addition, you will be subjected to the hazardous conditions experienced by Fishery Officers as well as feel both the enforcement and leniency they implement against those who break the law.
About the Author
William E. (Billy) Roche was born Branch, St. Mary's Bay, Newfoundland, in 1938. He began his career in the Royal Canadian Navy in the Weapons Underwater Department. He then went to work at construction and as a heavy equipment operator until he began his career with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans as a Federal Fishery Officer, Conservation and Protection, in 1971. In addition to his Fishery Officer duties, he became an Auxiliary Member of the Royal Canadian Mount Police serving between 1975 and 1981. He also served as Chief of Branch Volunteer Fire Department for fifteen years during the 1970s and 1980s. In 1992, Billy was presented with the Gunter Behr Award as Officer of the Year, Conservation and Protection. He retired in May 1995.
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