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Driven to succeed: there are no chinks in Constable Fielding’s armour

Petite constable becomes first female to drive a police Casspir in the Northern Cape

The petite, young and energetic Constable Amy Fielding of the SA Police Service (SAPS) packs a powerful punch.

She had to obtain state authority to drive a police Casspir — an armoured troop-carrying vehicle used by the police and the defence forces — usually driven by male members attached to Public Order Policing units.

“I’m proud of the achievement. I have worked hard for it. I was encouraged to work towards it by my senior, Lt Col Daantjie Van Niekerk, who taught me to break barriers...

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