The police or army alone CANNOT solve the gang problem! We explain why in a comprehensive article published in Servamus: February 2020, from p 30 to p 35.
Are outlaw motorcycle and mobile gangs, macho men or criminals on bikes? We ask whether anything good comes from these gangs? Read the article in Servamus: February 2020, from p 26 to p 29.
A total of 4971 new, eager constables joined the SAPS in December 2019 when their passing-out parades were held. Read about their training in Servamus: February 2020, from p 60 to p 61.
I am proud of every member who served before me, with me and will serve as a police member in future. We have one ideal: to serve and to protect.
In the former Transvaal Colony of South Africa, we had a "First Nations Canadian" (a Red Indian) who came out to fight the Boers. When he and his mates of the Canadian Mounted Rifles arrived from Canada, the Anglo Boer War was over. He and some of his friends then joined the Lord Baden Powell's South African Constabulary (SAC).
On 28 February 2016, a troubled woman reported her estranged husband at the SAPS in Virginia. She told the police officials that he was in her car and posed a threat to her and their daughter. She also mentioned that they were caught up in a divorce battle and that she had to spend the night at a friend's home for her safety and that of their child. When she got to her car, she found her agitated husband waiting for them at the car.