08 July 2016 - NW793
Tarabella - Marchesi, Ms NI to ask the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs:
(1) (a) Which Tshwane Metropolitan Police Department (TMPD) stations currently serve Wards (i) 9 (ii) 12 (iii) 19 (iv) 20 (v) 21 (vi) 22 in the City of Tshwane and (b) how many (i) officers and (ii) operational vehicles are at each of the specified stations; (2) Whether there are any plans to establish a TMPD station to serve the community of Winderveldt in the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality in Gauteng if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?
(1) (a) The TMPD has one (1) Regional Office in Region 1. Region 1 is divided into two (2) sub-regions namely Region 1 Sector 1 and Region 1 Sector 2. The abovementioned wards are serviced by Region 1 Sector 1.
(b) Region 1 Sector 1 (the wards as depicted above) is serviced by:
(i) 123 Metro Police Officers
(ii} 16 Metro Police Vehicles
• 6 Operational
• 10 Non-operational (in for service/repairs)
(2) Currently Region 1 consists of one (1) TMPD regiona l office (station). Region 1 Sector 1 is situated in Unit U, Mabopane. This station services Mabopane, Winterveld and parts of Soshanguve.
Region 1 Sector 1 was fully established during the 2012/13 financial year. The community of Mabopane was also consulted before the establishment of the said Metro Police Regional Office. Currently, no official plans exist for future expansion of Metro Police Offices within the Region 1 Sector 1. However, the Department has plans for the establishment of a fully-fledged Metro Police Regional Office within Region 1 Sector 2 (Garankuwa, Pretoria North, Akasia and Rosslyn areas} .