Daunting list of challenges awaits new chiefComment on this story
General Riah Phiyega will have to deal with various tough issues in the SAPS:
l Abuse of the slush funds in crime intelligence that has led to the suspension of several officers in senior management.
l Officers on patrol demanding bribes from motorists.
l Police officers accepting bribes to ensure that dockets disappear.
l Police brutality.
l Police protecting each other when there is a case against them, or other officers making sure the file disappears.
l Police raping people and other officers keeping quiet.
l The use of SAPS firearms and uniforms in robberies.
l Police neglecting their duties and being casual about tragedies, including murder and rape.
l The bungling of cases.