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Why Communities Need To Be Empowered To Manage Their Own Security

In 2010, the IRR began to take an interest in media reports about ‘people in police uniforms’ or ‘in vehicles with police markings’ committing serious and violent crimes. There was a great number of these reports, but the police would routinely deny that their members were involved, suggesting instead that such crimes were being committed by ‘fake policemen’. Unconvinced, we decided to investigate what was going on.