This reference offers a unique study on the transformation of the South African police system since the country's democratization in the 1990s. The authors review the process of transforming an illegitimate police organization into a legitimate one, and reflect on some of the possibilities for and implications of rapid government change. The book includes chapters on the beginning of the reform, key elements in the reformation, the National Peace Accord, the legal framework behind the reform, accountability, the issue of crime and responding to crime, representation and affirmative action, human rights and policing, and corruption.
About the Author
Moses Montesh is an Associate Professor at the University of South Africa.Vinesh Basdeo is a Senior Lecturer at University of South Africa.
- Contributor: Moses Montesh
- Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
- ISBN13: 9781439875803
- Number of Pages: 192
- Format: Hardback
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
- Release Date: 2023-12-31
- Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice
- Binding: Hardback
- Biography: Moses Montesh is an Associate Professor at the University of South Africa.Vinesh Basdeo is a Senior Lecturer at University of South Africa.