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Jan 2022

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Maroela Media: Nuuskommentaar: Polisie kruip in die donker weg vir kriminele

Ian Cameron, hoof van Action Society se gemeenskapsveiligheidsaksies, skryf vroeër vandeesmaand in ‘n meningstuk hoe georganiseerde gemeenskappe in 2022 geweld kan stuit. Hy beskryf ons huidige situasie as die perfekte storm van ‘n kriminele ekonomie, aangevuur deur politieke hebsug, selfvoldaanheid en onbeholpendheid wat alles tot ‘n kriminele virus saamgesnoer het.

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Netwerk24: Misdadigers móét eerdaags DNS-monsters gee

Misdadigers wat weens ‘n bylae 8-misdryf soos moord of roof in hegtenis geneem, aangekla of skuldig bevind word, sal van Dinsdag 1 Februarie verplig word op ‘n DNS monster te verskaf vir die nasionale, forensiese DNS-databasis.   https://www.netwerk24.com/netwerk24/nuus/misdaad/dns-toorstaf-net-so-goed-as-polisie-wat-hom-swaai-20220129

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eNCA: Crime in SA | Firearm permit system shut down

Police Minister Bheki Cele has spoken of plans to digitise the registration of firearms. Cele says police have been struggling to keep unregistered firearms out of the hands of criminals but civil rights organisation, Action Society, argues police wouldn’t be facing this dilemma if they were making use of the

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Press Release

SAPS blatantly lying about digitalisation needed for firearms system

“The South African Police Services (SAPS) already has the FPS (Firearm Permit System) that records the status of all police firearms and ammunition from ground level up linked to the personnel. If they start using the FPS system, our streets wouldn’t be flooded with police firearms,” says Ian Cameron of

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Press Release

State rehabilitation of violent criminals fails as parolee rapes and murders 8-year old boy

“Action Society calls for the rehabilitation program of parolees to be re-evaluated with immediate effect” said Action Society spokesperson, Kelly Baloyi, following the Western Cape High Court’s judgment for 55-year-old Jacobus Petoors convicted for kidnapping, rape and murder of eight-year-old, Regan Gertse, from Tulbagh. “Petoors was not supposed to be

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News24: Rawsonville farm murder: Teen found hiding in cupboard after 89-year-old woman beaten to death

Civil rights organisation Action Society decried the violent attack, saying that increased community mobilisation and positive youth influences were “desperately needed” to combat crimes against women. Spokesperson, Kelly Baloyi said: She said society should “deal with the root causes of why the youth is involved in these horrific crimes” and

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Netwerk24: Wapenprobleem voor staat se deur

Ek neem kennis van ‘n opmerking deur Ian Cameron van die organisasie Action Society dat oor die tydperk van 2005-2017 ‘n verlies van 26025 uitgereikte vuurwapens was.   https://www.netwerk24.com/netwerk24/stemme/gesels-saam/wapenprobleem-voor-staat-se-deur-20220124

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