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Racism allegedly reigns supreme at Lydenburg police station

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Black police officers in Mpumalanga have called on provincial police commissioner Mondli Zuma to act decisively against their allegedly racist colleagues, whom they accuse of refusing to treat them as equals.

The officers from Lydenburg police station, who spoke on condition of anonymity out of fear of reprisal, told City Press this week that a probe was undertaken in 2014 by the police’s labour relations unit, which found that white senior managers were racist.

Despite this finding, the SA Police Service was yet to implement the unit’s recommendations.

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