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Local police powers

This article reports that urban councils in Zimbabwe are urging the national government to grant arrest authority to municipal police, since the national police give little attention to violations of local ordinances. The role and authority of local police in … Continue reading

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Petty corruption in Zimbabwe

This article describes rampant petty police corruption in Zimbabwe, where a favorite tactic is charging drivers to pass through police roadblocks. Citizens are encouraged to report bribes but they have little faith that any action will be taken.

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Police corruption in Zimbabwe

This editorial provides examples of police corruption in Zimbabwe, including traffic bribes and misappropriation of government property. The paper criticizes the government for continually treating the problem as just a few rotten apples, instead of making a serious effort to … Continue reading

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