Can police rotation help combat corruption in SAPS?

In an effort to root out corruption in the SA Police Service, the ANC is proposing that law enforcement officers be periodically rotated around the country.

This was announced by Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula yesterday in her report to the ANC's National General Council on "peace and stability".

CapeTalk’s John Maytham spoke to Catherine Moat - of the Crime, Policing and Criminal Justice Programme at the Wits School of Governance.

Listen to the full conversation on The John Maytham Show:

There is certainly evidence to indicate that where there might be vulnerability to corruption, having rotation isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

Catherine Moat - Crime, Policing and Criminal Justice Programme at WITS School of Governance

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