Towards Improving Collaboration Between the South African Police Service and the Metropolitan Police Services

Towards Improving Collaboration Between the South African Police Service and the Metropolitan Police Services

This report contextualizes the objective of inter-agency collaboration through an overview of international literature. It highlights the increasingly recognized need for closer partnerships between law-enforcement agencies as a means to enhancing local level crime prevention initiatives. There is much that can be learned for South Africa as a result of these initiatives in other countries. In particular, this report considers some of the international experiences and research in relation to understanding the different types of inter-agency engagements and the potential benefits of closer collaboration.

 

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Gareth Newham
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Gareth Newham is the former Senior Project manager at the criminal justice program at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR). He obtained his Masters in Management, Public and Development Management from The University of the Witwatersrand, Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Research Methodology Social Sciences from The Stellenbosch University and his Honours in Political Studies Social Sciences from The University of Cape Town.

Themba Masuku
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Themba Masuku is the CSVR research programme manager. He holds a Master of Laws - LLM Constitutional and Human Rights law from the University of South Africa and Masters of Social Science Sociology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

 

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