‘Community plays major role in fight against crime’

Katlholo Mosimanegape PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Katlholo Mosimanegape PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Getting the community to be actively involved in the fight against crime can have a significant impact on creating an efficient and effective law enforcement service, top police officer has said.

Director of Operations in the Botswana Police Service (BPS), Senior Assistant Commissioner Katlholo Mosimanegape shared this insights during a recent crime prevention seminar held in Gaborone.

Crime prevention committees from District No.3 and District No.13, which cover Mogoditshane and surrounding villages, gathered for the seminar. This initiative, which dates back to the 1980s, has evolved into one of the key crime prevention strategies for the BPS. Different sectors of the community have embraced it, and the BPS is continuously refining its strategy to keep up with changing crime trends.

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