Editorials
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23 Nov 2021
6:15 am

SA police are sitting ducks for thugs

Editorials

It is a sad, but accurate, comment on the state of our lawless criminal paradise, that the police don’t feel safe inside their police stations.

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It is a sad, but accurate, comment on the state of our lawless criminal paradise of a country, that the police don’t feel safe inside their police stations for fear they will be attacked by thugs looking for guns. These attacks will increase, believe experts, because stricter gun laws mean the availability of firearms for criminals is not keeping pace with the demand. It doesn’t help, of course, that many of our police stations – especially in rural areas – have poor securityand the personnel running them are undertrained and, therefore, vulnerable. Also Read: Politics, poor training have made police...