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Unidentified police officers patrol a crime-infested area with automatic rifles on November 5, 1998 in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, South Africa. Flying Squad is a rapid response unit working in South Africa's larger cities, and they have a reputation for being hard on suspected criminals. South Africa has some of the highest crime statistics in the world, especially in car highjacking, armed robberies and rape. (Photo by: Per-Anders Pettersson)