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- n. A newly deputized constable in the South African Police Services during the last days of apartheid ; they were noted for their zealousness and utter lack of police procedure. Their official name was special policeman.
Rent-A-Cop scheme as it existed because it had the potential to develop into another "kitskonstabel" debacle, says national police commissioner George Fivaz.
Last week police commissioner George Fivaz said the police could not support community projects such as the Rent-A-Cop scheme in its present form because it had the potential to develop into another kitskonstabel debacle.
Sebothelo was then re-arrested for ³confiscating weapons from AWB members in the area² and for assaulting a kitskonstabel.
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