28 June 2018 - NW1624
Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police
What is the current policy and position of his department concerning the enlistment of former long-serving reservists into full-time employment in the SA Police Service?
The Reservist system of the South African Police Service is regulated by National Instruction 3 of 2014. In terms of the Reservist dispensation, members of the community volunteer to assist the SAPS in the fight against without any expectation of being permanently employed and without any payment unless called up for special dutie$. Reservists are not automatically employed or absorbed into the SAPS. Permanent employment as new police officers or support I clerical staff in the South African Police Service is 1;1overned by legislative I regulatory I framework/ prescripts. Reservist must comply with necessary enlistment I appointment criteria to be employed permanently.
LIEUTENANT GENERAL DIVISIONAL COMMISSIONER: PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
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LIEUTENANT GENERAL ACTING NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICES
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MINISTER OF POLICE
BH CELE, MP