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South Africa has fewer police officers than ever before on the streets to fight crime, while salaries for the police’s office-bound top management teams now amount to about R1 billion.

2022-01-17 10:00:00 AM

SAPS | Too many sheriffs and not enough cops, as South Africa has fewer police officers than ever before on the streets to fight crime, while salaries for the police’s office-bound top management teams now amount to about R1 billion

South Africa has fewer police officers than ever before on the streets to fight crime, while salaries for the police’s office-bound top management teams now amount to about R1 billion.

Gareth Newham, head of justice and violence prevention at the Institute for Security Studies, says that amount is what the 200 generals and more than 600 brigadiers earn annually.In addition, the police budget will shrink by R26 billion over the next three years, Police Minister Bheki Cele said last month, which would mean a loss of 24 000 posts at grassroots level.

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NEWS Gareth Newham, head of justice and violence prevention at the Institute for Security Studies, says that amount is what the 200 generals and more than 600 brigadiers earn annually. In addition, the police budget will shrink by R26 billion over the next three years, Police Minister Bheki Cele said last month, which would mean a loss of 24 000 posts at grassroots level. Support independent journalism Subscribe to News24 for just R75 per month to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. You can cancel any time.