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sapsTimeslive reports that Parliament’s portfolio committee on police on Monday said it was concerned by the number of police suicides reported in the last few weeks.  

Committee chairperson Francois Beukman said station commanders should be proactive if they noticed that officers were troubled and should confiscate their service firearms.  "SAPS members who experience stress due to operational duties and personal challenges should utilise the wellness programmes that are offered by the SAPS.  Family members are also urged to report abnormal behaviour to the supervisors of SAPS members‚” he stated.  The committee intended to raise the matter on Tuesday with national police commissioner Khehla John Sitole.

  • Read this report by Naledi Shange in full at Timeslive

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