Government offices, from executive to the different local sectors, that serve people’s necessities are expected to serve in the cause of the majority’s welfare. These people should not neglect their oath to take public service and use the authority that they have been bestowed for good cause. Primarily, they have to be an example to the private business sectors when it comes to good leadership, professionalism, dedication and unwavering service.
A government official holds a power to disseminate, command, set rules and implement. They also hold authority to punish anyone who violates law and becomes a threat to the society.
However there are good public servants, there are also those who abuse their authority and power. There are many reported incidences of graft and corruption, torture, discrimination and withholding of government services – to name some.
A citizen has every right to reprimand and report the abusive acts of any government official to a higher body. They can also expose ill practices to the public to be able to awaken sympathy for general welfare. Any citizen however pointing charge to a government official must be firm and tough in these kinds of controversies to be able to survive taking stance and win the cause of what is being fought for.
Preparing for trial is relevant to be able to present evidences of what the government official is being accused of and this is a rigorous, tedious process. Doing so takes a lot of research and vigilance to gather witnesses and evidences. This is never easy; however, any means is valuable. Internet has always been a powerful and comprehensive search tool and one can definitely benefit in using this kind of research tool. It can serve a lot of information from public records & more that you can never think possible. As the saying implies, anything is possible for someone who has a firm, and full determination.