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Mean Streets - Life in the Apartheid Police (Book 2 The Mean Streets)

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Author: Jacobus Kotze

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Mean Streets offer a rare glimpse of life in the Apartheid Police in the five years before Mr Nelson Mandela was released after 27 years in jail in South Africa. The Apartheid Police was one of the most feared Police Forces in the world during the time of this book and kept law & order through the barrel of a gun. It is not your normal "trope" book and tells the story of a young street cop finding his way on the mean streets dealing with violent crime, intense political uprising and a vicious counterinsurgency war. This was a world in which no outsiders were allowed and few wrote about afterwards. Mean Streets is autobiographical and based on facts. It is not fiction and not for everyone to enjoy and aimed at a very specific genre of readers. A book which will shock some of its contents which are indeed unforgiving. This, the Second (and last) book of the series, deals specifically with his time policing the mean streets of South Africa during the late 1980's.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jacobus Kotze

K is a legal professional with more than 20 year's legal & security experience in South Africa & Nigeria. He obtained his B Iuris & LLB in 1997 from the University of the Orange Free State (Bloemfontein, South Africa) and was an admitted attorney in the High Court of South Africa between 1998 and 2006 after which he worked as legal adviser for various companies in South Africa and Nigeria. Before that he was a member of the South African Police for six years where he was awarded the South African Police Medal for Combating Terrorism twice.He is a widower and lives in South Africa. Professionally K is the owner of JKLS Africa, an exclusive legal consultancy specializing in legal risk reduction in African jurisdictions based in South Africa and a frequent speaker on legal forensics on Voice of America. His favorite pastime is Military History and particularly the American Civil War which he finds much less boring than law.

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