Sunday, January 24, 2010

SAPS recruitment drive may misfire

Crime researchers and the police trade union have warned that the South African Police Service’s drive to lure back 50 000 retired officers could founder unless it is coupled with "exceptional incentives".

The department has placed advertisements in two weekly newspapers calling for former police personnel from the rank of constable to senior superintendent to apply for positions in the service.

However, a senior researcher at the Cape Town-based Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention (CJCP), Bilkis Omar, told the Mail & Guardian that interest from ex-police officers would not necessarily be “positive”.

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3 Opinion(s):

Anonymous said...

Anyone who returns must be desperate. I can guarantee that they'll once again be thrown out down the line...

Exzanian said...

Ah man, where have heard this before?

Anonymous said...

What, they retrenched all these whites years and years ago and they expect them to be sitting around twiddling their thumbs waiting to be hired back again?

It's a totally bogus gesture in any case. South Africa is EXCLUSIVELY for black Africans and no input or competition from whites, coloureds or Indians will be tolerated in ANC territory.