Community assault--the cost of rough justice.

@article{Proctor2009CommunityAC,
  title={Community assault--the cost of rough justice.},
  author={Megan Proctor and Nicole Carter and Pierre M. Barker},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={2009},
  volume={99 3},
  pages={
          160-1
        }
}
South Africa is no stranger to violent crime with murder, rape and serious assault directly affecting around one in fifty people per annum.1 Approximately 21% of the South African population reside in KwaZulu-Natal province that has some of the country’s highest rates of poverty and violent crime.2 Law enforcement in such rural areas is challenging and as a result some 40% of households are dissatisfied by the levels of policing in their communities.3 Unpunished crimes and an inadequate… CONTINUE READING

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