Law for sale report, exposing JMPD corruption, commissioned. The writer is David Bruce.
Corruption Watch (CW) launched
CW kicks off its “No more tjo-tjo” campaign and releases the report and a “know your rights” card for road users.
The City of Joburg issues press release welcoming CW’s report and commits to fighting corruption.
JMPD arrests a cop for soliciting a R1 000 bribe from a motorist. CW commends this, but says a practical anti-corruption plan is still needed.
Cellphone video shows Ivory Park hawkers being beaten by JMPD cops. CW strongly condemns it. JMPD launches probe into attack.
Cops implicated in attack still on duty.
Cops implicated identified and taken off streets. They now do office work in the JMPD building in Loveday Street.
CW makes the City of Joburg the zero of the week for failing to respond adequately to the report and its recommendations. The City responds and says they will soon announce a plan.
CW meets with top officials from the City to advocate for stronger action against corruption.
City of Joburg announces that an antic-corruption strategy has been drafted. It will be presented to the mayoral committee before going public.
JMPD cops exposed for taking bribes from CBD hawkers, who say if they don’t pay the bribes, their goods are confiscated. CW footage aired on Soweto TV.
The Star publishes an article about the JMPD using CW’s report to do their internal training.
Official launch of the City of Joburg’s anti-corruption strategy.