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SOWETAN | Cops' action good but not enough

The recent wave of brutal crimes of murder and rape highlights SA’s crisis of policing, lawlessness and the need for the government to address this as an emergency.

In this column on Monday we called for an overhaul of the policing system to strengthen operations at police station level to be far more connected to the communities they serve. We also called for competent leadership at provincial and national levels to implement an effective crime prevention strategy...

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