Over 4 000 Cases of SAPS Misconduct


The past financial year has seen 25 cases of rape by a police officer, as well as 319 cases of corruption. This was revealed to Parliament’s police portfolio committee yesterday.

They heard statements from police management and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

Their revelations also indicated a serious problem of ill-discipline and misconduct with over 4,000 cases.

These also include assault by officers, and lying about their Covid-19 positive status.

Out of the 4,087 allegations of misconduct, only 167 police officers have been dismissed.


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