Press release: Immediate action needed
to reduce SA political violence

With elections fast approaching, specific
strategies can reduce high levels of
violence linked to political contestation.

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Seminar: Are human trafficking
and kidnapping linked
in South Africa?

Although data on both problems
is uneven, this seminar will review
available information and trends.

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South Africans are feeling
more and more unsafe

The problem is not just more crime,
but falling public confidence in the
police and especially the courts.

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Publication: Should the
police be assessed using
crime statistics?

This policy brief explains why
using crime statistics to measure
police performance is problematic.

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South African Crime Quarterly 65

This edition focuses on addressing gaps in
some of South Africa's most enduring challenges.

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Violent crime on farms and
smallholdings in South Africa

More detailed police data is needed, but available
statistics show that farm attack trends
correspond with increases in house robbery.

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Killing of women and children
sees massive increase in
SAPS crime statistics

The ISS welcomed the Police Minister’s
new approach to providing more detailed
statistics on murder trends.

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