Police reservist numbers drop alarmingly

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- defenceweb.co.za | a week ago

The SA Police Service (SAPS) currently has just less nine thousand reservists, a drop of 86% since 2010.

This was revealed in response to a Parliamentary question asked by the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) shadow police minister Andrew Whitfield. According to National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sithole the police service nine years ago had 63 592 reservists registered.

Currently there are 8 908 – a decline of 86%.

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