SAPS ropes in former officers to bolster police force

The SA Police Service plans to re-enlist 1000 former police officers to fill vacant positions and bolster the police force.

Africa Melane on Wednesday spoke to SAPS spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo about the move to re-enlist retired officers.

Listen to the conversation below:

...They must have at least 10 years of pensionable time remaining before they can be considered. Anyone 51 and above will not be considered.

Brigadier Vish Naidoo, SAPS spokesperson

Next year we're embarking on a new recruitment drive. We're hoping to recruit in the region of 4500 new recruits which we hope to enlist by March 2016

Brigadier Vish Naidoo, SAPS spokesperson

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