Having an RCMP office next to your living room? Prisoners in jail cells on the other side of your kitchen wall? Finding specimen bottles of human tissue next to the orange juice in your refrigerator? Wonder no longer. Twenty-one RCMP Detachment wives tell you how it was in the 1940’s to 1970’s. Enter real life situations of astonishment, fear, humour, horror, worry and pride, and wonder how you would have coped.