Question NW752 to the Minister of Police

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07 April 2021 - NW752

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Graham, Ms SJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) with regard to (a) Nieu-Bethesda and (b) Middlewater which are currently satellite police stations and due to be converted into permanent police stations, (i) at what stage is the planning for both stations, (ii) what are the barriers to finalising the conversion (iii) what is the planned date for the two stations to begin operating as permanent stations, (iv) what are the staffing structures for each station and (v) what additional resources will be provided each station to ensure that it can operate effectively (2) whether additional special units will be assigned to each station; if not, why not; if so , (a) which special units, (b) at which station, (c) what resources are allocated to each station currently to ensure that the satellite stations are functioning effectively and (d) what are the hours of operation for each satellite station NW875

Reply:

(a)(b)(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(v) and (2)(a)(b)(c)(d)
There are currently no plans to convert the Nieu-Bethesda and the Middlewater satellite police stations into permanent police stations.

Reply to question 752 recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2021-03-19

Reply to question 752 approved

MINISTER OF POLICE
GENERAL BH CELE, MP
Date: 2021-04-06