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28 September 2021

Rustenburg –The dedicated men and women in blue visited Laerskool Proteapark for an educational presentation on Friday 6 September.


Rustenburg Police officers, members from the K9 and Explosives Unit, captain Elsabé Augoustides, as well as Social Crime Prevention warrant officer Obakeng Motepe, sergeant Ofentse Poana, and sergeant Kgosi Manamela participated in educating youngsters about the work they do. 


Learners were taught about the different types of dogs police use for training purposes and an exciting dog display, focussing on obedience, followed. Sergeant Poana with his narcotics dog, Nomsa, conducted a search for different narcotics, including Nyope and dagga. 


Captain Augoustides spoke about police training and equipment and encouraged the learners to be safe while sergeant Manamela had the children in awe with a lecture on explosives and dangers of experimenting with foreign objects.

This informative day forms part of the South African Police Service’s campaign to promote safer school environments and proactively teaching children about crime prevention.

Laerskool Proteapark learners with Rustenburg Police members.
Sergeant Ofentse Poana with his narcotics dog, Nomsa in action.

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