World Cup Security Breakdowns

Police crime intelligence is probing the possibility that one or more security companies that lost out on the bid to provide protection services to the World Cup may have instigated protest by the security officers themselves leaving several stadiums severely understaffed in this vital area as they walked out on the job.   The strikes, which prompted the dismissal of the workers, led to the police taking over the entire security operation at Soccer City and Ellis Park in Johannesburg, Green Point stadium in Cape Town and Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban.

I really hope this is not the case, but sadly there has certainly been a break down out here.  If this is another case of corporations putting the dollar over safety, this really should be investigated.   ~ES

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2 thoughts on “World Cup Security Breakdowns”

  1. Whatever the event, it’s great to see security seems to be top priority! There didn’t seem to be any problems at the world cup, from what we have heard, but it’s nice to see security mingling in with the football crowd in your photo!

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