WATCH | SAPS needs better public policing strategies: expert

Independent researcher and writer working in the fields of policing, crime, and criminal justice David Bruce spoke with eNCA's Tumelo Mothotoane. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The South African Police Service needs better public policing strategies in place to help them during times of public unrest, according to a researcher specialising in Public Policing and Security, David Bruce.

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He says the use of rubber bullets exacerbate the situation rather than easing it.

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Bruce said, "there would be a question there about the SAPS should have some better auxiliary system to support their public order policing members in this kind of situation, and I would say that that's the question they haven't properly addressed."

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