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For the first time corruption in the police sector has overtaken ithers, The Analysis of Corruption Trends report for 2019 revealed.
David Lewis the executive director for Corruption Watch, said the increase in corruption reports in the sectors were most likely the result of its focused campaigns in the area that were intended to bring to to light and address specific systemic corruption challenges. He added the leading forms of corruption were abuse of power and bribery and the impact of the patronage within SAPS frequently protects those engage in corrupt activities.
1591 whistle-blowers exposed corruption in different sectors across the court, according to the organisation. The work of Corruption Watch has focused on the police and health sectors over the past year. David Bruce researcher from the Institute of Security Studies said South Africa needs more than ‘quick fixes’ to stem corruption and impunity.