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30 May 2022 - NW1724

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether air support was rendered by the SA Police Service during the floods in KwaZulu-Natal; if not, why not; if so, (a) what type of aircraft and/or helicopter was used, (b) on what date was each aircraft and/or helicopter used and (c) what was the nature of each specified application; (2) whether he will make a statement on the matter?

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30 May 2022 - NW1684

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Ismail, Ms H to ask the Minister of Police:

(1) What (a) total number of (i) doctors, (ii) paramedics and (iii) nurses have been reported to the SA Police Service (SAPS) as victims of a violent and/or non-violent crime in the workplace and (b) is the breakdown of the total in each province; (2) what (a) plans have been put in place by the SAPS to improve the safety of medical staff on duty and (b) has he found to be the highest and lowest risk areas in the Republic in this regard?

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30 May 2022 - NW1519

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

(1) In light of the If you See Something, Saying Something national campaign the SA Police Service is currently running via its social media channels; what are the relevant details of the planned duration of the specified campaign; (2) whether there has been an increase in the total number of crime reported since the campaign has started; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

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30 May 2022 - NW1827

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What are the further developments in the case of the police officer who applied for a promotion to the rank of lieutenant-general un the technology management services division, who later disappeared with the state vehicle, office keys and phone when asked to present he qualification (2) whether there have been any arrests regarding the specified matter; if not, why not; if so, (a) who is the member and (b) what are the consequences of her actions to the SA Police Service ?

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30 May 2022 - NW1563

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police

What (a) number of police officers who are in senior management positions do not have the necessary qualifications to hold the position to which they have been appointed and (a) steps have been taken to rectify the situation?

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30 May 2022 - NW1387

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Siwisa, Ms AM to ask the Minister of Police

Whether the police officers involved in the investigation of the case of rape and abduction of Andy Kawa have been relieved of their duties after the victim, Andy Kawa, won the case at the Constitutional Court against the Minister of Police for negligence in her case of rape that occurred in 2010; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

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30 May 2022 - NW1773

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Bodlani, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police:

What is the status of criminal case number 772/8/2019 opened at Midrand Police Station (details furnished)?

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30 May 2022 - NW1828

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police:

Following the appointment of the new National Commissioner of the SA Police Service, Lieutenant-General S F Masemola, on what date will the SA Police Service start with the restructuring process in order to (a) remove non-performers and (b) promote efficient of the police

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30 May 2022 - NW1540

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Siwisa, Ms AM to ask the Minister of Police

What are the relevant details of the investigation report received from the SA Police Service (SAPS) in Kimberley pertaining to the suicide of an in-patient (name and details furnished) at the Kimberley Mental Health Hospital, after the SAPS initiated an inquest when the body of the specified person was discovered hanging in the shower rooms?

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30 May 2022 - NW1503

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Jacobs, Mr F to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Given that Community Police Forum (CPF’s) in the Western Cape have recently lambasted the provincial government’s moves to delegitimise and render them ineffective in favour of neighbourhood watches (details furnished), and noting that CPF’s have also raised a grievance the provincial government has shown a bias towards neighbourhood watches by allocating a R 6 million budget towards these groups that would further intensify divisions between the two structures, what is the policy position of his department with regard to the coexistence of CPF’s and neighbourhood watches; (2) whether his department has been informed and/or is taking action to reduce the dispute between CPF’s and neighbourhood watches in the Western Cape; if not, why not, if so, what are the relevant details ?

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30 May 2022 - NW1610

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Ismail, Ms H to ask the Minister of Police

Considering that the Crystal Park Police Station serves an extensive area of suburbs and sections (details furnished), what (a) is the (i) optimum number of policemen and police women that the Crystal Park Police Station should have and (ii) actual number of policemen and police women that the specified station currently has and (b) is the breakdown in terms of ranks?

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30 May 2022 - NW1740

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Ismail, Ms H to ask the Minister of Police:

Whether, since the population for the Chief Albert Luthuli informal settlement is 17 718, he would consider establishing a satellite police station at the Chief Albert Luthuli informal settlement since the police station is at least 5km away and there is a no direct public transport to the police station; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

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30 May 2022 - NW1829

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police:

Whether the senior police management have started reapplying for their positions with their qualifications as instructed by the former National Commissioner of the SA Police Service; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

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30 May 2022 - NW1713

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police

What are the reasons that the Tactical Response Team was used to arrest Advocate Malesela Teffo in high court

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18 May 2022 - NW1514

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

(1) In view of an official statement by the Police Service (SAPS) on 24 April 2022, that during March this year more than 300 undocumented persons were arrested and that the suspects are due to appear at the different magistrate courts from Monday, 25 April 2022, what are the relevant details of the process that the SAPS follows with regard to undocumented persons (2) whether any falsified documents were discovered; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, will there be further investigations to uncover the source of such documents

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18 May 2022 - NW1607

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Gondwe, Dr M to ask the Minister of Police

(1) With reference to the findings of the Office of the Auditor General that at least 5 812 public servants fraudulently applied for and received the R350 Social Relief of Distress Grant, what (a) informed the decision to investigate only 242 of the implicated public servants, (b) is the current status of the specified investigations and (c) date will the investigation be concluded; (2) whether the SA Police Service is providing updates to Department of Public Service and Administration on the progress of the investigations and their outcomes; if not, why not, if so; what are the relevant details?

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18 May 2022 - NW1725

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether air support was rendered by the SA Police Service during the floods in KwaZulu-Natal; if not, why not; if so, (a) what type of aircraft and/or helicopter was used, (b) on what date was each aircraft and/or helicopter used and (c) what was the nature of each specified application; (2) whether he will make a statement on the matter?

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18 May 2022 - NW1611

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Ismail, Ms H to ask the Minister of Police

Considering that the Crystal Park Police Station serves an extensive area of suburbs and sections (details furnished), what is the breakdown of the number of (a) cases of armed robbery, murder, attempted murder, vehicle theft, possession of illegal substance and narcotics and gender-based violence and (b) convictions for such cases that were reported and opened at the Crystal Park Police Station since 1 January 2020 up to the latest specified date for which information is available?

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18 May 2022 - NW1621

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De Freitas, Mr MS to ask the Minister of Police

With reference to criminal cases opened with the SA Police Service (SAPS) relating to the (a) Department of Tourism and (b) SA Tourism, (i) what number of cases have been laid in each month by the Department of Tourism and South African Tourism in the past three financial years and since 1 April 2022, (ii) on what date was each charge made in each instance, (iii) which officers have been allocated to each case in each instances, (iv) what are the officer’s contact details for each case in each instance, (v) what progress has been made in each case to date, (vi) what number of persons have been arrested and charged in each case, (vii0 on what date was each person charged in each instance and (viii) what were they charged for?

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18 May 2022 - NW1636

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Bodlani, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether, with regard to records and a case number CAS 226/04/2019 showing that a burnt down building, which was used by police reservists at the Brackendowns SA Police Service (SAPS), has not been investigated since the fire in 2019,a case of arson was investigated by the Brackendowns SAPS; if not, what are the reasons that the matter has not been investigated; if so, what was the outcome and/or status of the specified case; (2) whether SAPS has requested by the City of Ekurhuleni to restore the buildings; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the details of the outcome of the request made?

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18 May 2022 - NW1637

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Bodlani, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether the SA Police Service (SAPS) has considered the request of the community of Ward 38 for permanent buildings for the Brackendowns SAPS; if not, why not; if so, what steps have been taken to ensure the need is met; (2) whether, given that SAPS is leasing from the City of Ekurhuleni, he has found that it is of benefit to SAPS to keep renewing the lease with the City; if not, what has been done to acquire the property from the City; if so, what are the reasons that it is wise to do so?

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18 May 2022 - NW1532

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police

On average, what is the response time of SA Police Service to attend an accident which is 1.5km away from the police station after it has been reported?

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18 May 2022 - NW1612

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Ismail, Ms H to ask the Minister of Police:

Are there any kiosks of the SA Police Service currently being used and/or allocated to assist with visible policing in the Benoni area; if no, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

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18 May 2022 - NW1619

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Van Minnen, Ms BM to ask the Minister of Police

What (a) is the current usage of the mothballed SA Police Service (SAPS) station situated in Main Road in Somerset West in the Western Cape net to the old Magistrate’s Court, which is a national monument that carries heritage status and for which SAPS received an award from a civic group for its care of the building several years ago and (b) steps are being taken to maintain the integrity of the building?

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18 May 2022 - NW1755

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Van Minnen, Ms BM to ask the Minister of Police:

Whether, with reference to his reply to question 366 on 2 March 2022 that seven out of the 10 police vehicles were in operational order and three were awaiting services and/or repairs at the Gordon’s Bay Police Station situated in the Cape Town Metro, he can advise (a) for how long the three non-operational vehicles have been in for service and/or repairs and (b) what the turn-around time will be before they are operational again?

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18 May 2022 - NW1587

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Tarabella - Marchesi, Ms NI to ask the Minister of Police

Whether (a) her department and/or (b) entities reporting to her concluded any commercial contracts with (i) the government of the Russian Federation and/or (ii) any other entity based in the Russian Federation Since 1 April 2017; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, for each commercial contract, what are the (aa) relevant details, (bb) values, (cc) time frames, (dd) goods contracted and (ee) reasons that the goods could not be contracted in the Republic?

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18 May 2022 - NW1505

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) what total number of members in each respective stock theft unit in each province are currently 55 years or older; (2) whether he will make a statement on this matter?

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13 May 2022 - NW1616

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Van Minnen, Ms BM to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What number of police vehicles are (a) allocated to the SA Police Service station situated in Lwandle in the Helderberg in Cape Town, currently operational and (c0 awaiting service and/or repairs (2) whether the police station has the optimum number of vehicles; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

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12 May 2022 - NW1342

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether, with reference to his reply to question 728 on 17 March 2022, he is now in a position to indicate what (a) process must be followed to verify fingerprints during the application for firearm licences and/or competency certificates, (b) total number of applications that need to be verified have been submitted to the Criminal Record Centre in each province (i) in the (aa) 2017-18, (bb) 2018-19. (cc) 2019-20 and (dd) 2020-21 financial year and (ii) since 1 January 2022 and (c) total number of such applications that have been submitted in the specified financial years and period, of the Criminal Record Centre has provided feedback on; (2) what is the reason that the profiling system is not used?

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12 May 2022 - NW1436

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Winkler, Ms HS to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What (a) is the extent of the geographic area in square meters that the Plessislaer Police Station services and (b) are the reason that the specified police station has only one fully-equipped satellite station considering the huge geographic region the station has to serve; (2) whether the SA Police Station considered installing at least three fully-equipped satellite stations in the region Plessislaer Police Station serve; if not, why not, if so, what are the relevant details of the plan going forward; (3) what total number of (a) detectives and (b) investigation officers are stationed at (i) Plessislaer Police Station and (ii) its satellites?

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12 May 2022 - NW1382

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Mthenjane, Mr DF to ask the Minister of Police

Which intervention measures has his department taken to combat (a) drug trafficking and (b) flourishing brotheis across the Republic ?

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12 May 2022 - NW1489

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) what total number of (a) vehicles have been allocated to each respective stock theft unit in each province at present, (b) the specified total number of vehicles are (i) functional and/or (ii) in for repairs and (c) the vehicles that are in for repairs, have been out of service for two months or more; (2) whether he will make a statement on the matter?

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12 May 2022 - NW1488

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What specialist units, expects for the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, are functional and operation within the SA Police Service at present; (2) whether he intends to establish more specialist units; if not, why not; if so, in what fields of specialist; (3) whether he will make a statement on the matter

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04 May 2022 - NW1305

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Schreiber, Dr LA to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether, with reference to his reply to question 530 on 17 March 2022, he will provide specific cases where the information requested compromised his and the Deputy Minister’s security; if no, on what statutory and/or any other grounds did he rely to determine that the disclosure of th details of vehicles purchased for official use by him and the Deputy Minister would compromise their security, including all Very Important Persons protected by the SA Police Service; if so, what are the relevant details; (2) whether he has found that the disclosure of the details of vehicles purchased for official use by the rest of the members of the Executive have and/or will result in the compromising their security; if not, what is the position in this regard, if so, what are the relevant details?

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04 May 2022 - NW1276

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Ismail, Ms H to ask the Minister of Police

Since crime has escalated, what steps is he taking to ensure that more policemen and policewomen are (a) recruited, (b) trained and (c) allocated with crime fighting in the Republic ?

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04 May 2022 - NW1189

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police

What (a) are the details of the functions of the inspectorate division of the SA Police Service (SAPS) and (b) is the inspectorate division’s specific mandate, since its performance is not recorded in any SAPS report?

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04 May 2022 - NW1210

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Herron, Mr BN to ask the Minister of Police

What (a) progress has been made with the investigation of certain criminal cases (details furnished) at the Plettenberg Bay Police Station and (b) has been the reason for the delay in finalising the specified investigation?

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04 May 2022 - NW1256

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

(1) what (a) are the relevant details on the current status of the SA Police Service Education Trust (SAPSET) that was established in 2010 in order to provide financial assistance to the children of SA Police Service employees who died in the execution of official duties to finance the cost of their remaining children’s educational needs (details furnished) and (b0 number of bursaries has SAPSET been able to provide in the past financial year; (2) whether he will furnish Ms Z Majozi with the (a) annual report and (b) financial statements of SAPSET which should be available to him as well as to the public at large as SAPSET is staffed by SAPS personnel; if not, why not; if so, on what date?

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04 May 2022 - NW1188

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police

In view of the 1 168 vehicles of the SA Police Service that are out of service in Gauteng alone, (a) what total number of vehicles are out of service in each province and (b)(i) how and 9ii) on what date is it envisaged that the persistent problem of broken police vehicles will be resolved?

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04 May 2022 - NW1275

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Ismail, Ms H to ask the Minister of Police

(a) On what basis and/or requirements are reservists allocated and (b) what number of applications for training as police reservist did his department received for the (i) Actonville and (ii) Benoni Police Stations that have not been finalised and/or allocated in the past three years?

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04 May 2022 - NW1315

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Breytenbach, Adv G to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to an armed attack on 16 March 2022 on the home of Deputy Judge President Goliath, and in view of the report investigation by the Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services of an alleged hit arranged on the specified judge, what (a0 steps were taken to evaluate the risk posed to the life of the specified person, (b) was the outcome of the assessment and (c) precautions were put in place and/or remain in place, in order to ensure her safety?

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04 May 2022 - NW1318

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

(1) what (a) are the details of challenged experienced with the current Automated Finger print Identification System (AFIS) in the (i) 2019-20,(ii) 2020-21 and (ii) 2021-22 financial years and (b) is the current backlog attributed to the challenges with AFIS for (i) police clearance certificates and (ii0 firearms licence applications; (2) whether a replacement system is being considered; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, by what date will it be implemented?

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04 May 2022 - NW1319

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

with reference to the Combined DNA Index System, what (a0 is the current status of the memorandum of agreement between the (i) Federal Bureau of Investigation and (ii) SA Police Service, (b) are the reasons for the delay in signing the specified memorandum, (c) alternatives are being considered and (d) are the relevant details?

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04 May 2022 - NW1090

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

whether, noting that it appears that there is still comprehensive policy governing the use of rubber bullets, despite the fact that the Independent Police Investigative Directorate has recorded 91 fatal crowd management incedents between 2012 and 2021, and that it is likely that the bulk of these deaths involved the use of rubber bullets, any progress has been made on the drafting of a comprehensive policy governing the use of rubber bullets; if no policy is in the pipeline, what is the reason for that; if so, what are the relevant details?

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04 May 2022 - NW1108

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Ismail, Ms H to ask the Minister of Police

(1) On what basis are (a) policemen and (b) policewomen allocated to police stations; (2) whether he has found that it would be beneficial to appoint police officials from within the community boundaries where they live; if not, why not, if so, what are the relevant details?

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28 April 2022 - NW1110

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to litigation against the Central Firearms Registry (CFR) since 2011-12 financial year, (a0 what is the breakdown of the total costs incurred by (i) him and (ii) the National Police Commissioner, (b) which law firms were used to defend the CFR, (c) what is total number of cases that the CFR (i) won, (ii) lost and (iii) settled and (d) what are the further relevant details of the specified litigation?

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21 April 2022 - NW1230

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police

What total number of members of Operation Dubula have been arrested for inciting violence against foreign nationals in the Republic?

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21 April 2022 - NW945

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

With reference to the Public Order Police Unit, (a) by what date will recruitment of the shortfall of approximately 6 000 officers to the specified unit commence, (b) what is the (i) current intake for the 2020-21 financial year and (ii) projected intake for the 2021-22 financial year, (c) what total number of vehicles are (i) currently operational and (ii) not operational and what are the relevant details thereof in each case and (d) what is the current total number of firearms and ammunition?

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13 April 2022 - NW930

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

What number of the total number of cases that were reported in each stock theft unit in each province (a) in the (i) 2017-18, (ii) 2018-19, (iii) 2019-20 and (iv) 2020-21 financial years and (b) since 1 April 2021, were resolved; Whether he will make a statement on the matter?

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12 April 2022 - NW14

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Given that the SA Police Service has adopted community policing as an approach to reduce crime levels and restore community confidence as mandated in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 1994, and the South African Police Service Act, Act 68 of 1995, what has he found was the success rate of Community Police Forum that were set up by his department, particularly in ensuring that communities are actively involved in community safety and policing; (2) whether there have been improvements, specifically in the rural areas, in (a) service delivery, (b) addressing rural needs and, especially, (c) enhancing community involvement; if not, why not, in each case; if so, what are the relevant details in each case ?

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