The 1986 to 1987 Royal Commission of Inquiry into police and government corruption was referred to by the media as the Fitzgerald Inquiry. Whilst much is known about this two year inquiry most people are unaware of significant events during the sixties when a Minister of Police, nine police officers, and a barrister consulted with each other for the purpose of developing an anti-corruption strategy. A part of their plan included going back to the courts with fresh evidence after an earlier inquiry had failed due to evidence that could not be properly corroborate and therefore was deemed unreliable. These events are the starting point of a true story best titled, The Joke ..../ >>>