3 500 uncertified police officers are still carrying and using their firearms

Police and firearms should go hand in hand safely, right? Well, for thousands of officers it may go hand in hand, even if it’s not legally. The Democratic Alliance’s Shadow Deputy Minister of Police, Dianne Kohler Barnard, is bringing attention a reply from a parliamentary question asked to the Minister of Police The reply revealed […]
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National firearms investigation – SAPS could be liable for crimes committed with stolen police guns

Cape Town – Police are in a catch-22 situation involving a mammoth national firearms investigation, because if they link stolen police guns to shootings, they could be held liable for the crimes. Senior Western Cape policeman Major-General Jeremy Vearey, involved in the guns probe, outlines this dilemma in an affidavit. A booklet, written by one […]
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