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South African Policewoman Provides Positive Role Modeli
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May 02, 2013 2:50 PM
South African police have recently drawn criticism for widely-publicized incidents of police brutality, corruption and their perceived failure to control the nation’s spiralling crime rate. But in one crime-ridden part of Johannesburg, Sergeant Olga Masethla’s close ties with the community and emphasis on crime prevention are showing residents a different side of the police force. Thuso Khumalo spends a day with Sergeant Masethla and has this story from Johannesburg.

South African Policewoman Provides Positive Role Model

Published May 02, 2013

South African police have recently drawn criticism for widely-publicized incidents of police brutality, corruption and their perceived failure to control the nation’s spiralling crime rate. But in one crime-ridden part of Johannesburg, Sergeant Olga Masethla’s close ties with the community and emphasis on crime prevention are showing residents a different side of the police force. Thuso Khumalo spends a day with Sergeant Masethla and has this story from Johannesburg.


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