Vigilantism here and needed Vigilantism here as long as it’s needed Vigilantism here, needed Vigilantism here, needed

2015-08-04 06:00

What is really scary is the number of people who believe that if the state doesn’t do something then neither should the public.

When the state fails in its duty to provide, whether security or some other needed service, then it is the duty of the public to perform that service.

It is particularly important when the justice system fails in its obligation to enforce the law.

Shielding corrupt or inefficient members of the police brings the whole justice system into disrespect and further fuels vigilantism.

We have all seen (on television and via cellphones) police stations that refuse to open dockets to investigate a crime.

South Africa suffers more than 300 murders a day, our prisons are overflowing and yet only the criminals get sympathy.

It is now common knowledge that many firearms handed in for destruction were passed on to criminals. Yet organisations like Gun Free South Africa want to disarm the public, when in fact the public should be encouraged to rid ourselves of the scourge of criminal activity which the police seem unable or unwilling to do it.

Vigilantism has been around long before there were organised police forces and will be around as long as it is needed.

What is really scary is the number of people who believe that if the state doesn’t do something then neither should the public.

When the state fails in its duty to provide, whether security or some other needed service, then it is the duty of the public to perform that service.

It is particularly important when the justice system fails in its obligation to enforce the law.

Shielding corrupt or inefficient members of the police brings the whole justice system into disrespect and further fuels vigilantism.

South Africa suffers more than 300 murders a day, our prisons are overflowing and yet only the criminals get sympathy.

It is now common knowledge that many firearms handed in for destruction were passed on to criminals. Yet organisations like Gun Free South Africa want to disarm the public, when in fact the public should be encouraged to rid ourselves of the scourge of criminal activity which the police seem unable or unwilling to do it.

Vigilantism has been around long before there were organised police forces and will be around as long as it is needed.

What is really scary is the number of people who believe that if the state doesn’t do something then neither should the public.

When the state fails in its duty, then it is the duty of the public to perform that service. Shielding corrupt or inefficient members of the police brings the whole justice system into disrespect and further fuels vigilantism.

It is now common knowledge that many firearms handed in for destruction were passed on to criminals. Yet organisations like Gun Free South Africa want to disarm the public, when in fact the public should be encouraged to rid ourselves of the scourge of criminal activity which the police seem unable or unwilling to do it.

Vigilantism has been around long before there were organised police forces and will be around as long as it is needed.

What is really scary is the number of people who believe that if the state doesn’t do something then neither should the public.

When the state fails in its duty, then it is the duty of the public to perform that service. It is particularly important when the justice system fails in its obligation to enforce the law.

Shielding corrupt or inefficient members of the police brings the whole justice system into disrespect and further fuels vigilantism.

We have all seen (on television and via cellphones) police stations that refuse to open dockets to investigate a crime.

South Africa suffers more than 300 murders a day, our prisons are overflowing and yet only the criminals get sympathy.

It is now common knowledge that many firearms handed in for destruction were passed on to criminals. Yet organisations like Gun Free South Africa want to disarm the public, when in fact the public should be encouraged to rid ourselves of the scourge of criminal activity which the police seem unable or unwilling to do it.

Vigilantism has been around long before there were organised police forces and will be around as long as it is needed

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