Let's All Fight Crime

Lately, the Botswana Police Service has been stepping up efforts to combat crime. Among the new interventions, the Police Service has introduced community policing.

This is a collaborative effort between the police  and the community to identify problems of crime and disorder and involve community members in the search for solutions to these problems, which include apprehending criminals.

This is indeed laudable. Recently community policing was launched as a pilot in Serowe, Mogoditshane and Gaborone West. We can only urge communities in these areas to work together with the men and women who they will be seeing more and more in their streets and premises. We have all known the value of community-police partnership.

Editor's Comment
Tighten the law on drug dealers

Our youth are perishing; their once hopeful bright future is going down the drain; all because of illicit drugs.It is very easy to blame the addict, but it is not as simple as that! Drug dealing is a very lucrative business for some shameless people amongst our society and as such they have come up with tight strategies on how to push their business.Drug addiction is bad, and while the individual on drugs sometimes might have been the one who...

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