n SA Crime Quarterly - Editorial
|© Publisher:||Institute for Security Studies (ISS)|
|Journal||SA Crime Quarterly|
|Publication Date||Mar 2013|
To readers of SACQ, and most South Africans, news of the enormously high levels of violence and of police brutality is nothing new. However, the sequence of events, and the involvement of double celebrities Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp, have served to highlight the very serious problem of violence South Africa faces. Perhaps, with increased sensitivity and media focus we may begin to see a shift, at least away from the political rhetoric that has probably contributed to harsher policing.
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