At some point before 1984, the band was created by Crow, Trev and another unnamed musician, who all grew up together.
Some time later, Trev was put in a wheelchair, presumably because of an accident of some sort, possibly caused by another band member. He receives 10 percent of the band's money until 1984.
The band split in 1984, after Crow left.
The band's name is obviously a reference to The Police, a real-life band in which Sting (who Crow is based on) was the vocalist. The reference of the "power pop reggae afro-beat" genre highlights many of the genres that The Police played during their years active. Furthermore, their album Synapse's cover is heavily based on The Police's album cover of Synchronicity.