The reality of prisons for many inmates is far from hoping to be rehabilitated. Instead, the reality is one of trying to protect oneself from the violence perpetrated on the inside. Read our article about the shocking reality of prison violence in the August 2017 issue of Servamus.
Some people seem to choose a life of violent crime. We ask whether it is due to an antisocial personality disorder or genes or whether other factors are at play. Read this interesting article in the August 2017 issue of Servamus.
Commercial crime is often regarded as “not so serious”. We prove the opposite in an article featured in the August 2017 issue of Servamus by giving a South African perspective to this very serious crime and the impact it has on the community and economy.
Congratulation to W/O M A Mokoena from Bethlehem who won the Roots and All book following the competition published in February 2017.
Ek het aanvanklik gedink om die storie vir myself te hou - julle weet ons SAPD-lede het so bietjie van ‘n macho-houding, maar ek voel dit sal verkeerd wees as ek dit nie deel nie. Ons dink mos altyd slegte goed/misdaad gebeur net met ander mense in ander plekke. Wel op Saterdag 18 Februarie 2017 was dit my beurt.
Ons het teruggekeer vanaf die buitelug ekspo op Malmesbury en het by Rio Grande gestop om ander persone daar te ontmoet aangesien ons ook ‘n bietjie vir die Diaz Vasbyt wou oefen. Ek het besluit om sommer huis toe te stap. Skuins oorkant die winkelsentum is daar ‘n oop veld waarheen ek al baie keer geloop het. Daar is altyd mense onder die bome, maar ek steur my gewoonlik nie baie aan hulle nie want hulle het my nog nooit gepla nie.
A letter was recently circulated under the heading Applications for Bursary: SAPS Senior Management (Brigadiers to Generals): SASSETA Funded Project. The letter served to encourage those from the rank of brigadier to the rank of general to apply for bursaries for the 2017 academic year. The letter distinctly states that the Skills Development Act, 1998, places an obligation on every organisation to develop its workforce in order to improve the quality of service delivery. It states further that, in line with the Act, the South African Police Service annually sets aside bursary funds to assist employees to develop themselves.
The letter states:
“Applied qualification must be relevant to the post or in line with managerial skills (sic). The Bursary will cover the function fees for the 2017 academic year.
The Bursary grant will (be) the following: