Get rid of the 'bad eggs' in the police force

Friday, October 05, 2018

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Dear Editor,

Apart from our massive crime problem, we have another big one to deal with — corruption in the police force.

It has seemingly become a norm, or like a sitting duck. And this ongoing corruption can be more serious than a category five hurricane.

A corrupt police force is like a big stumbling block in the fight against crime

Having many 'bad eggs' in our police force only puts more strain and pressure on the entire organisation and can affect the growth and development of the country.

A corrupt police force will cause us to lose confidence and trust in the whole system of law enforcement leading to an unwillingness to report crime, to give evidence, or to cooperate with investigations.

It is a very serious matter when there is strong corruption in our police force, because the good cops will continue to suffer for the bad, and we the people will be mentally and emotionally pressured as fear tightens its grip on the nation.

If we cannot turn to our police for protection, who then must we turn to?

Donald J McKoy

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