The problem is not just more crime,
but falling public confidence in the
police and especially the courts.
This edition focuses on addressing gaps in
some of South Africa's most enduring challenges.
More detailed police data is needed, but available
statistics show that farm attack trends
correspond with increases in house robbery.
The problem is not just external
interference, but officials who
promote party or factional interests.
Murder isn’t the greatest threat to
officers’ lives, and shouldn’t be
used to justify abuse of force.
The most important investment
South Africa can make is in the
safety of young people and women.
The ISS welcomed the Police Minister’s
new approach to providing more detailed
statistics on murder trends.
Latest crime statistics show the
extent of violence in the country.