[LISTEN] JMPD introduces new shift systems: More cops at night

The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department has introduced new working hours which will see officers work some extra time.

Previously‚ officers worked up to 16 days without rest. The new system will see officers doing 12-hour shifts from 6am to 6pm and another batch of officers starting at 6pm until 6am from 1 July.

Joanne spoke to JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minaar to find out more.

We will be having the same amount of officers at night as compared to during the day.

Wayne Minaar, JMPD spokesperson

The unions were in agreement and gave their input as far as how the new system will go.

Wayne Minaar, JMPD spokesperson

Click on the link below to listen to get more details...


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