The Biography of R C M Jenkins
The Biography of R C M Jenkins by Police Historian Mark Rothwell has now been published, and is available from Amazon.
Proceeds from the book, after costs, are being donated to the British Heart Foundation.
R. C. M. Jenkins, ‘Cyril’ to his family and ‘Jenks’ to his friends and colleagues, was born in Chelsea in 1898 but raised by his adoptive parents in Stalisfield.
After seeing service in the first world war during which he was wounded, and mentioned in dispatches, he joined Canterbury City police in 1919.
In 1937 he was appointed Chief Constable of Penzance, and in December 1941 was appointed Chief Constable of Folkestone where he was again wounded by shrapnel.
He retired as Deputy Chief Constable of Kent in 1963