Towards a Safer Khayelitsha

The Report of the Commission of Inquiry
into Allegations of Police Inefficiency and
a Breakdown in Relations between SAPS
and the Community in Khayelitsha
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Inspection in Loco Conducted on 21 and 22 January 2014

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Towards a Safer Khayelitsha - August 2014

Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of Police Inefficiency and a Breakdown in Relations between SAPS and the Community of Khayelitsha

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COVER

PRELIMINARY PAGES

  • Letter to the Premier from the Commissioners
  • Acknowledgements
  • Acronyms and abbreviations
  • Summary
  • Voices of the Commission

PART ONE AND INTRODUCTION

  • Chapter 1: Introduction PART One
  • Chapter 2: Understanding the Terms of Reference: A mechanism of accountability and oversight
  • Chapter 3: The Working Methods of the Commission
  • Chapter 4: Understanding the Context of Khayelitsha
  • Chapter 5: Understanding the Institutional Framework and Functioning of the South African Police Service

PART TWO

  • Chapter 6: The Original Individual Complaints
  • Chapter 7: Overview of Inspections in loco and Individual Witnesses in Phase One
  • Chapter 8: Overview of Expert Testimony in Phase One
  • Chapter 9: Overview of Documents and Testimony of Key Government Departments with Responsibility for Khayelitsha
  • Chapter 10: Overview of SAPS Documents
  • Chapter 11: Overview of Testimony Given by Members of SAPS
  • Chapter 12: Overview of the Expert Evidence in Phase Two

PART THREE

  • Chapter 13: Inefficiencies in Policing in Khayelitsha and the Reasons for them
  • Chapter 14: Has there been a Breakdown in Relations between the Community and SAPS in Khayelitsha?

PART FOUR

  • Chapter 15: Recommendations

APPENDICES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

HANDOVER STATEMENT OF THE COMMISSIONERS

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