29 September 2020 - NW2053
Breedt, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police
What total number of SA Police Service members have been (a) dismissed and/or (b) successfully charged for not complying with legislation, policies and directives in matters of gender-based violence;
(1)(a) No member of the South African Police Service (SAPS), has been dismissed for not complying with legislation, policies and directives in matters of gender- based violence.
(1)(b) A total of 28 SAPS members have been successfully charged, for not complying with legislation, policies and directives, in matters of gender-based violence, in 2020/2021. Of the 28 SAPS members, five were sanctioned short of dismissal, one member resigned, one member was found not guilty and 21 disciplinary cases are still pending.
(2)The Minister will decide whether he will make a statement, in this regard.
Reply to question 2053 recommended
GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Reply to question 2053 approved
MINISTER OF POLICE
GENERAL BH CELE, MP