On Sunday, a video was posted on social media which showed a South African Police Force officer allegedly intoxicated while he was on-duty.
Facebook page Real Live SA shared a video of a cop, who was allegedly caught drunk while on duty.
Briefly.co.za gathered the video was simply captioned, "SAPS at it again... A disgrace!" and no indication was given to where and when it was filmed.
Within just hours, the video gathered over 50k views and it left Social media users divided. Some felt the cop's actions were outright unacceptable and it was a disgrace to the uniform.
Paulette Sidi wrote, "So unprofessional and disrespectful of his uniform..it gives such a bad name to the rest of our Police Force.where lots of guys are working under huge amounts of stress and harmful conditions and dont drink on the job."
Albert Lammers commented, "to all those that are trying to condone this i would like to know what chance he has of avoiding someone taking his gun! many crimes committed with stolen guns are with guns taken off cops through neglect. that's ok! your mother, brother, father son etc may be the next one killed with an illegal gun."
However, there were those who sympathised with the officer, adding he is in a stressful environment. They also condemned the people who took the video, adding they should have helped him instead.
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