Question NW1220 to the Minister of Police
26 October 2021 - NW1220
Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police
What (a) is the total number of satellite police stations in the Republic and (b) plans does his department have in place to ensure that the specified satellite police stations are turned into permanent police stations with their own commanders?
There is a total number of 210 South African Police Service (SAPS) satellite police stations, in the Republic of South Africa (RSA).
Feasibility studies are continuously conducted to determine the satellite police stations that qualify to be fully fledged police stations. Emanating from the results of the feasibility studie9, plans which are dependent on the availability of budget, are put in place, to determine which satellite police stations are prioritised to be graduated into fully fledged police stations, in the medium-term.
Reply to question 1220 recommended/
GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Reply to question 1220 approved
MINISTER OF POLICE
GENERAL BH CELE, MP