The police do not possess unlimited powers. Restrictions are placed upon what they may do and what they may not do. In democratic societies it is accepted that people are ruled by laws and not by people. Laws define the limits of individual conduct but at the same time set limits to the control that can be exercised over such conduct.
Traffic law enforcement is often visualised as a fairly restricted activity, but when looked at it within the framework of road safety, it becomes an encompassing field with many implications. Although of fundamental importance, it cannot present a complete answer to the many problems of road safety.
One of the problems of victimological research is to find appropriate methods, procedures and techniques which can be used to analyze and descriptionbe a voluntary victim crisis service. To provide a mere catalogue of the functions of such services, would be senseless. Scientific theory provides a frame of reference for thought and research.
This article is the first part of a serial on Security Strategy For the Private Sector. Some of the keynote concepts are defined and explained, as amongst others, operating loss, pure loss, risks, and acceptable risk.
Institutional treatment of juveniles implies their total therapy under residential conditions. This article deals specifically with youth guilty of misconduct and not with those which a court found guilty of crime.
There have been many popular, sensationalistic publications on murderesses over the years. However, few studies on the female murderer have been conducted. This article focuses on South African murderesses.
This article is concerned with the question whether juvenile criminology has a justified right of existence. This problem is enquired into against the background of the debate concerning the right of existence of criminology as a science.
Kiteflying s a specific form of fraud which has recently received extensive media coverage with the arrest of members of the notorious 'Boere-mafia'. In a short period of eight years a conglomerate of syndicates has established kite-flying in the Republic.