This paper provides an assessment of current basic training provisions in the South African Police (SAP), and examines what changes have been made to basic police training since the process of political reform began in 1990. This report on SAP basic training forms part of a larger research project examining the problems of policing in South Africa and the potential for reform.
South African Police Basic Training
Janine Rauch, an independent consultant, is the former Director of a technical advisory facility designed to Strengthen the Uganda Government's Anti-Corruption Response (SUGAR). She obtained her MPhil Criminology from Cambridge University and Post Graduate Diploma Monitoring & Evaluation Methods Monitoring & Evaluation Methods from Stellenbosch University.