PSYCHICS AND THE SA POLICE—
(Investigator 16, 1991
In 1979 The
Network is poised to bring out to Australia leading American psychic
interview with Mrs
Allison will be featured on Channel 9’s excellent current affairs
program 60 Minutes…
Ray Martin, who interviewed Mrs Allison in the U.S. last month, she has
led police to the bodies of 26 children and tracked down seven child
murderers in two years.
Police Forces have been aided by Mrs Allison in the past 10 years…
producer, Gerald Stone, contacted the SA Police Force last week and he
said… "if the police feel Mrs Allison could help them regarding the
Truro murders we will fly her to Australia." (May 7)
report prompted the following letter dated (1989, July 15) to the
Commissioner, SA Police:
clipping (The Advertiser 1979 May 7) reveals that the Australian police
considered using the help of a "psychic" to solve crimes.
you answer two
questions for me?
What is the policy of the S. A. Police Force nowadays toward
accepting help from psychics with alleged clairvoyant powers?
Has any psychic ever played a decisive role in solving a crime in
Australia (or in South Australia)?
following reply was
Australia Police Department
refer to your letter
of 15th July, 1989 concerning psychics, and answer your questions as
The South Australian Police Department has no specific policy on
the use of psychics and clairvoyants. All evidence received in an
investigation is assessed and acted upon according to the circumstances
of the case under review.
have no documented record of a psychic playing a decisive role in
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