Maintaining law and order in Belfast during the violent days of the Troubles was no easy task. Anti-police graffiti was a common sight on walls across the city. Many hardline republican neighbourhoods were no-go areas where police officers would seldom tread and even more rarely be called in by locals to investigate crimes.
In the absence of an effective police force, paramilitaries on both sides became the law. Their justice was often rough and ready....
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