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31 August 2013

Polyanna Phiyega reassures

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Anyone perturbed at hearing that almost 1 500 serving officers of the South African Police Service (SAPS) have criminal records – including for murder, rape and assault – can stop fretting.

The nation’s top cop has reassured the Western Cape legislature that the SAPS is a “good service” staffed by “several committed men and women”.

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has a history of verbal gaffes.

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Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)