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W Cape po­lice sta­tions.

po­lice re­sources may have on com­mu­ni­ties.”

The hear­ings are meant to ad­dress a num­ber of is­sues, in­clud­ing “whether po­lice recruitment is suf­fi­cient to meet re­place­ment re­quire­ments within the Western Cape”.

The hear­ings were also to un­der­stand why va­can­cies and man­power short­ages ex­isted, and what mea­sures had been taken to rem­edy the sit­u­a­tion.

Lo­cals would be able to speak to the com­mit­tee at the hear­ings. The po­lice, com­mu­nity safety fo­rums, government de­part­ments, po­lice union and aca­demics were also sched­uled to present sub­mis­sions.

Po­lice spokes­woman Con­sta­ble Noloy­iso Rwex­ana said they would re­spond “in due course”.

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