Members of the Force dressed in hats and vests with the word “POLITE” embroidered in the same fashion as the South African police force, and patrolled the streets offering help to civilians in the area.
In 2019, participants patrolled the streets of Cape Town as part of Nerf’s residency at A4 Arts Foundation. These "POLITE" hats were produced as part of this residency.
South African artist Christian Nerf (b. 1970) is currently a PhD candidate at Liverpool John Moores University.