Cape Town is expanding its Rent-A-Cop
programme following a recent decision by the Mayoral Committee to extend the
contracts of 190 officers and approve the appointment of 21 more.
This decision raises the total number of
Rent-A-Cops in Cape Town to 211. The program was started in 2008.
Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and
Security JP Smith said the city is celebrating Rent-A-Cop programme that
started seven years ago when we said in principal that we were happy for
external sponsors to pay for the staff to be deployed in the area.
“We have now 200 members but a further 20
members have been approved and we are extremely excited about how this
programme keeps growing and in the process it creates continuous jobs for more
enforcement staff,” Smith added.
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