Articles of Interest: Street People = Criminal?

Suzette Little (MayCo member CoCT Social Development Directorate) addressed a recent Community Police Forum meeting in Diep River regarding street-based people. What is interesting is that despite the police’s verification that crime is actually decreasing, there seems to be more and more concern about the presence of street people. The implicit and pervasive association of street people and crime is persistent despite evidence to the contrary.

 

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