Jockey Smith - Public Enemy Number One

Criminal lunatic, gunman, arch-thief and armed robber, Jockey Smith terrorised Australia at gunpoint for three decades. When confronted, the short angry guy with a bad case of small man syndrome invariably reached for a gun. In a TOUGH NUTS exclusive, we bring the first in depth interview with the policeman who finally brought Jockey’s one man crime spree to an end, shooting him dead in order to save his own life. Jockey did his criminal apprenticeship with Ronald Ryan - the last man to hang in Australia. Later on Jockey found his way to Pentridge as a prisoner but escaped after only two days by obtaining a visitor’s pass and casually walking out the front gate. Jockey lived his life

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