Question NW1668 to the Minister of Police

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27 July 2021 - NW1668

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

a) What is the total amount spent by his department on private security at the SA Police Services facilities, (b) what number of security guards are used by his department, (c) which facilities are protected by private security companies and (d) what are the further relevant details regarding private security at the facilities of his department?


(a). There is currently no expenditure incurred by the South African Police Service (SAPS), on the deployment of private security at the SAPS facilities.
(b) The SAPS does not make use of private security guards.
© No SAPS facility is protected by private security companies. The SAPS National Management Forum took a decision to do away with private security service providers and an insourcing model has been adopted, since 5 December 2012.
(d) There are no further details, with regard to private security at SAPS buildings and facilities, however, alarm systems have been Installed at some SAPS premises to enhance security