South African Police Service to Empower and Develop Female Police Officers

June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018: A task team was established on Friday to draft a five-year strategy to empower and develop female police officers at all levels in the South African Police Service (SAPS). This was to enable the women in blue to improve service delivery and reduce incidents of crimes involving vulnerable groups. National police commissioner General Khehla Sitole said, in order to reduce gender-based violence, female police officers needed to take a stand to ensure that cases involving vulnerable groups and missing persons received priority attention at police stations.

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