Nqakula says police must use maximum force
By Tando Mfengwana
30 November 2006
The Minister of Safety and Security Charles Nqakula said police must use maximum force when dealing with violent criminals.
Independent Online quotes the minister as saying that they cannot continue to bury police officials.
“If they kill us we are going to go after them,” he said
The minister was speaking at the graduation ceremony of senior management officers who have completed the Executive Development Programme in Pretoria. The report says the 165 graduates comprise of managers from all nine provinces.
Nqakula warned the graduates that they would be held accountable for anything that went wrong in their provinces. He has encouraged the managers to improve sector policing.
He said a lot of attention was needed at border control to stop illegal entry into the country.