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27 November 2017 - NW3296

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1)What is the cost attached to providing personal protection for a certain person (name and particulars furnished) since 1 November 2016; (2) whether he will make a statement about the matter?

Reply:

1. The total cost for providing security for the specified person, from 1 November 2016, is R 797 724,62.

2. No, further details may expose protected security information, furthermore a statement is not a requirement, in terms of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA).

27 November 2017 - NW3116

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

What are the (a) full names and (b) current occupation or professional designation of each person serving on the disciplinary committee that is investigating allegations against a certain person (name and details furnished)?

Reply:

The disciplinary hearing is chaired by Advocate Terry Motau, SC, a practising advocate at the Johannesburg Bar. The employer representative (pro forma prosecutor), is Advocate MJ Ramaepadi, also a practising advocate at the Johannesburg Bar.

27 November 2017 - NW2946

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Wilson, Ms ER to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a) What number of persons were identified by the SA Police Services (SAPS) as having been victims of human trafficking (i) leaving the country and (ii) brought into the country in each province in each of the past five financial years, (b) what is the country of origin of each victim and (c) in which country was each victim rescued; (2) (a) whether the SAPS apprehended a suspect in each case and (b) what is the current status of each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i) The number of persons that were identified by the South African Police Service (SAPS), as having been victims of human trafficking and who were leaving the country, is as follows:

Province

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

Total

Eastern Cape

0

0

0

0

0

0

Free State

0

0

0

0

0

0

Gauteng

3

3

2

1

0

9

KwaZulu-Natal

0

0

0

0

0

0

Limpopo

0

0

0

0

0

0

Mpumalanga

0

1

0

0

0

1

North West

0

0

0

0

0

0

Northern Cape

0

0

0

0

0

0

Western Cape

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

3

4

2

1

0

10

(1)(a)(ii) The number of persons that were identified by the SAPS, as having been victims of human trafficking and who were brought into the country, is as follows:

Province

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

Total

Eastern Cape

0

0

0

0

0

0

Free State

0

0

0

0

1

1

Gauteng

0

0

0

12

12

24

KwaZulu-Natal

0

0

0

0

65

65

Limpopo

0

53

72

32

13

170

Mpumalanga

5

2

0

0

0

7

North West

0

0

0

4

64

68

Northern Cape

0

0

0

0

0

0

Western Cape

2

1

2

0

0

5

Total

7

56

74

48

155

340

(1)(b)(c) and (2)(a)(b) An annexure is attached and contains the following information:

(1)(b) The country of origin of each victim.

(1)(c) The country where the victims were rescued.

(2)(a) Suspects apprehended.

(2)(b) The current status of each case.

27 November 2017 - NW3403

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

What number of drug-related cases from the Boksburg North Police Station in Gauteng (a) went to court and (b) ended in successful convictions in the 2016-17 financial year?

Reply:

a) A total of 691 drug-related cases from the Boksburg North Police Station went to court during the 2016/2017 financial year.

b) A total of 89 drug-related cases ended in successful convictions in the 2016/2017 financial year.

27 November 2017 - NW3244

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Kohler-Barnard, Ms D to ask the Minister of Police

What number of cases of bestiality were (a) reported, (b) investigated and (c) prosecuted in (i) each province and (ii) each of the past three financial years?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(i)(ii)

(i) Province

(ii) 2014/2015

 

(a) Reported

(b) Investigated

(c) Prosecuted

Eastern Cape

14

14

11

Free State

5

5

3

Gauteng

4

4

3

KwaZulu-Natal

6

6

4

Limpopo

12

12

10

Mpumalanga

1

1

1

North West

5

5

4

Northern Cape

2

2

2

Western Cape

5

5

5

TOTAL

54

54

43

(i) Province

(ii) 2015/2016

 

(a) Reported

(b) Investigated

(c) Prosecuted

Eastern Cape

11

11

6

Free State

5

5

5

Gauteng

9

9

7

KwaZulu-Natal

5

5

2

Limpopo

9

9

7

Mpumalanga

3

3

3

North West

2

2

1

Northern Cape

2

2

1

Western Cape

4

4

2

TOTAL

50

50

34

(i) Province

(ii) 2016/2017

 

(a) Reported

(b) Investigated

(c) Prosecuted

Eastern Cape

3

3

2

Free State

5

5

2

Gauteng

3

3

1

KwaZulu-Natal

2

2

0

Limpopo

4

4

2

Mpumalanga

4

4

0

North West

2

2

1

Northern Cape

4

4

4

Western Cape

7

7

7

TOTAL

34

34

19

09 November 2017 - NW3030

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Madisha, Mr WM to ask the Minister of Police

Whether he intends withdrawing his statements at the relaunch of the SA Police Service Tactical Response Team (TRT) and Tracking Teams (details furnished); if not, why not?

Reply:

The Minister does not intend withdrawing the comments made at the launch of the SAPS Tactical Response Teams in Pretoria. The minister used accepted higher grade standard language in both isiZulu and English.

“Crushing of balls” means crushing violent criminals courage, it is accepted that the courage or aggression could come from the amount of testosterone produced hence the English saying.

“Bazowuchama bawuphuze” means those who do whatever acts (in this case, violent criminals) would receive concomitant and proportional response hence the isiZulu a idiom loosely translated as “they shall pee and drink their urine”

The Minister is on record promoting his new policy of de-escalation policing, depoliticized, professionalized and constitutional democracy policing.

30 October 2017 - NW3123

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Figlan, Mr AM to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Tembisa South police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

0

3

0

2016-11-18

2017-03-03

Capt Novela

Sgt Molefe

(2) Yes, Tembisa South, CAS 184/11/2017 and CAS 78/03/2016.

(2)(b)(i) and (ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW3097

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Cassim, Mr Y to ask the Minister of Police

Has his department or any entity reporting to him offered any reward for information that will lead to the arrest of suspects involved in (a) torture and (b) murder cases (i) in each of the past three financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2017; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

We are sourcing information from our archives, the information that is required is not readily available, as each case must be verified, before the information can be submitted. 

30 October 2017 - NW3141

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James, Ms LV to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Germiston Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Nine.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BTV052B: 2017-08-17.

2. BVB584B: 2017-09-12.

3. BTD291B: 2017-09-21.

4. BPV940B: 2017-09-28.

5. BTP909B: 2017-10-10.

6. BRS431B: 2017-10-09.

7. BNT533B: 2017-10-13.

8. BSW921B: 2017-10-11.

9. BTJ000B: 2017-10-13.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Power steering.

2. Panel Beating.

3. Service.

4. Tyre repairs.

5. Panel beating.

6. Mechanical problem.

7. Service.

8. Clutch.

9. Mechanical problem.

(2) 62.

30 October 2017 - NW3129

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Groenewald, Mr HB to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Germiston police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

3

2

0

2016-09-24

2016-12-12

Lt Col Thapeli

Lt Col Qangase

(2) Yes, Germiston, CAS 243/06/2015, CAS 238/06/2015, CAS 430/08/2015, CAS 709/09/2016 and CAS 348/12/2016.

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW3135

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Hoosen, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Norkem Park Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Eight.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BRV123B: 2017-10-03.

2. BRV756B: 2017-10-04.

3. BTG809B: 2017-09-21.

4. BTD146B: 2017-08-04.

5. BTC185B: 2017-10-16.

6. BTN358B: 2017-09-07.

7. BSY263B: 2017-10-03.

8. BSZ562B: 2017-10-12.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Starter.

2. Breaks/fuel.

3. Accident.

4. Accident.

5. Timing belt.

6. Accident.

7. Starter and ignition.

8. Radiator.

(2) 16.

30 October 2017 - NW3132

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Hadebe, Mr TZ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Sebenza Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Four.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BBTC571B: 2017-09-29.

2. BBSR986B: 2017-10-10.

3. BBTW005B: 2017-09-21.

4. BBSV520B: 2017-08-31.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Starter motor.

2. Engine oil leak.

3. Panel beating.

4. Starter motor.

(2) 10.

30 October 2017 - NW3136

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Hoosen, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Kempton Park Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Six.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BPD121B: 2017-08-14.

2. BTV008B: 2017-09-26.

3. BTV057B: 2017-08-21.

4. BRY747B: 2017-08-29.

5. BSD567B: 2017-09-05.

6 BST702B: 2017-10-17.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Alternator.

2. Clutch overhaul.

3. Cylinder head.

4. Cylinder head.

5. Gearbox overhaul.

6. Engine and electrical problem.

(2) 17.

30 October 2017 - NW3134

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Hadebe, Mr TZ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Bedfordview Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Five.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BTL287B: 2017-09-04.

2. BSS598B: 2017-09-20.

3. BTD305B: 2017-09-13.

4. BRX515B: 2017-09-13.

5. BTB715B: 2017-10-12.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Water leak.

2. Air conditioning pump.

3. Electrical problems.

4. Petrol pump.

5. Overheating.

(2) Eight.

30 October 2017 - NW3094

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Brauteseth, Mr TJ to ask the Minister of Police

What is the total number of cases of (a) murder, (b) assault, (c) rape (d) robbery, (e) armed robbery and (f) attempts to commit the aforementioned crimes that were reported in each province in (i) each of the past three financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2017?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)(f)(i)(ii)

The national crime figures are attached. However, the figures per province, are available on the South African Police Service (SAPS) website.

The crime figures for 2016/2017 are also on the South African Police service (SAPS)website

30 October 2017 - NW2946

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Wilson, Ms ER to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a) What number of persons were identified by the SA Police Services (SAPS) as having been victims of human trafficking (i) leaving the country and (ii) brought into the country in each province in each of the past five financial years, (b) what is the country of origin of each victim and (c) in which country was each victim rescued; (2) (a) whether the SAPS apprehended a suspect in each case and (b) what is the current status of each case?

Reply:

1. and (2)

We are getting information that is required from police station level, as each case must be verified, before the information can be submitted.

30 October 2017 - NW3124

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Figlan, Mr AM to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Edenvale police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

0

0

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW2944

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Carter, Ms D to ask the Minister of Police

(1)On what date does a certain person (name furnished) reach retirement age; (2) whether his department has been approached with a request from the specified individual for early retirement from the SA Police Service; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

1. Employees of the South African Police Service (SAPS), who are appointed in terms of the SAPS Act, 1995 (Act No. 68 of 1995) and who have reached the age of 60 years, as provided for by the Pension Funds Amendment Act, 2001 (Act No. 65 of 2001), must retire with pension, upon reaching that age, except in extraordinary circumstances, as contained in section 45(7)(a) of the SAPS Act.

The specified person reached the age of 60, on 12 November 2016, but was employed on a contractual basis, for a period of seven years, following his appointment, on 10 September 2015, as the National Head of the Directorate of Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), by the former Minister of Police.

2. No, the Department was not approached by the individual with a request for an early retirement from the SAPS.

30 October 2017 - NW3121

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Esau, Mr S to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Boksburg police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

0

7

1

19 May 2016 (6)

16 October 2016 (1)

8 May 2017 (1)

Warrant Officer PM Mabuya

Warrant Officer TJ Mdluli

Warrant Officer TZ Nyembe

(2) Yes, Boksburg, CAS 276 to 281/05/2016, CAS 185/10/2016 and CAS 85/05/2017.

(2)(a) Not applicable.

(2)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW2615

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Lekota, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

Whether, with reference to the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry which concluded its inquiry three years ago, any progress has been made in giving effect to its recommendations especially in relation to (a) leadership and staffing at the Family, Child and Welfare Unit, (b) the allocation of staff to the Khayelitsha Police Station, (c) the release of monthly crime statistics, (d) the development of a new police station at Makhaza and (e) backlogs at the National Chemical Laboratory; if not, why not; if so what are the relevant details?

Reply:

a) The Commander of the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS), including four other members were dismissed in December 2016. Subsequently, Lieutenant Colonel Tantsi has been appointed as the Acting Unit Commander. The post will shortly be advertised, for the appointment of a permanent unit commander.

  • In August 2012, the personnel strength of the FCS Unit comprised 16 members, while in August 2017, it comprised 15 members.

b) The comparative staff allocation at Khayelitsha Police Station is as follows:

  • August 2012, the police station was allocated 310 members.
  • August 2017, the police station was allocated 324 members.

c) The policy that was approved by the South African Police Service (SAPS), in 2003, “Release of Crime Statistics: Department of Safety and Security” directs that crime statistics will be released annually. The policy states that, “A fully analysed and contextualised report on recorded crime in South Africa, including inter alia, the national, provincial and area statistics, will only be released and placed on the SAPS’s website, annually (once a year). Prior to its public release, the report will be presented to Cabinet, to inform the latter about its contents. Cabinet will then approve the release of the crime statistics to the public.

However, in 2016, the SAPS approached Cabinet to obtain approval for the release of crime statistics, on a quarterly basis. The process which is followed when releasing quarterly crime statistics, remains the same, i.e. Cabinet approves of the crime statistics to the public.

The SAPS does not intend to release monthly crime statistics, as this would have to be approved by Cabinet.

d) The clearance phase for the Makhaza (Khayelitsha) site, has been completed. The planning and design phase will be completed in the 2018/2019 financial year. Construction will commence and should be finalised within the 2022/2023 financial year.

e) The number of backlog case entries (exhibits), registered but not yet finalised, exceeding the prescribed timeframe at the end of August 2017, nationally is 1 872 of 43 251 entries.

It needs to be noted that, blood alcohol and other relevant toxicology-related analyses, are performed by the Department of Health and are therefore, not included in the above statistics.

30 October 2017 - NW2980

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a) What is the total number of Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) Units that are currently operating at each police station in each province, (b) where are they located, (c) which police stations do they service, and (d) how many police members of each rank are currently stationed at each FCS unit in each case; (2) what is the total number of police members at each FCS unit who (a) underwent, and (b) passed (i) psychometric testing, (ii) detective training, (iii) child interview techniques and (iv) other specialised training?

Reply:

We are sourcing information from our provinces. It must be obtained from the provinces and verified, before it may be submitted.

30 October 2017 - NW3095

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Cassim, Mr Y to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What are the relevant details of the shortage of (a) DNA primer kits, (b) sample holders, (c) chemicals and (d) other consumables necessary for DNA analysis at each forensic science laboratory administered by his department; (2) what number of Genetic Sample Processing System (GSPS) machines does his department own; (3) whether each GSPS machine is being utilised at full capacity; if not, why not; if so, what number of samples on average are processed in a week?

Reply:

(1)(a)(b)(c)(d)

a

There is no shortage of DNA reagent kits, for analysing DNA samples. However, there is currently a shortage of DNA buccal sample collection kits, which are used to collect buccal samples from persons arrested and charged for schedule eight offences, in accordance with the DNA Act.

b

There are no shortages of sample holders.

c

There are no shortages of chemicals.

d

There are no shortages of other consumables, necessary for DNA analysis.

(2) and (3) The Forensic Science Laboratory had one functional Genetic Sample Processing System (GSPS), which was installed in 2006, for DNA analysis in the Biology Section, Arcadia. The GSPS reached the end of its life cycle, several years ago and is no longer utilised. The GSPS equipment was decommissioned, due to old technology and unavailability of maintenance/service by service providers. The GSPS has been replaced with semi-automated DNA analysis equipment, to analyse crime scene and buccal samples. The semi-automated equipment is proving to be very effective and is significantly more cost effective than the GSPS.

30 October 2017 - NW3101

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Steenkamp, Ms J to ask the Minister of Police

How many (a) analyses of soil and related materials, (b) analyses of ivory samples, (c) print and impressions comparisons, (d) analysis of explosive and propellant residues and (e) specialised forensic photograph sets were finalised by the Forensic Service Division of the SA Police Service (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2017?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)(i)(ii)

 

(i)

2013/2014

(i)

2014/2015

(i)

2015/2016

(i)

2016/2017

(ii)

Since 1 April 2017

(a) Analyses of soil and related materials.

33

87

57

47

19

(b) Analyses of ivory samples.

24

14

9

20

13

(c) Print and impressions comparisons.

12

6

5

15

4

(d) Analysis of explosive and propellant residues.

100

205

286

318

290

(e) Specialised forensic photograph sets.

122

168

157

130

74

30 October 2017 - NW2892

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Groenewald, Mr HB to ask the Minister of Police

What is the detailed (a) breakdown of and (b) valuation for current and non-current assets and investments held by (i) his department and (ii) each entity reporting to him according to (aa) listed assets (aaa) directly held and (bbb) indirectly held and (bb) unlisted investments (aaa) directly held and (bbb) indirectly held by each of the entities, in each case breaking the current assets and investments down by 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months and beyond 12 months?

Reply:

(a)(b)(i)(ii)(aa)(aaa)(bbb)(bb)(aaa)(bbb)

The South African Police Service does not possess any listed assets or unlisted investments, of a current or non-current nature.

30 October 2017 - NW3099

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Dreyer, Ms AM to ask the Minister of Police

What number of (a) firearm and tool mark identification, (b) identification of firearms and ammunition, (c) restoration of defaced and removed numbers on metal, (d) terminal ballistic reports, (e) vehicle accident scene reconstructions, (f) wheel and tyre examinations, (g) preliminary body fluid tests and (h) blood spatter pattern analyses were finalised by the Forensic Service Division of the SA Police Service in (i) each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2017?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)(f)(g)(h)(i)(ii)

 

2013/ 2014

2014/ 2015

2015/ 2016

2016/ 2017

1 April 2017 to date

a) Firearm and tool mark identification.

13 917

13 995

17 007

19 662

10 014

b) Identification of firearms and ammunition.

11 318

11 197

10 230

1 174

6 552

c) Restoration of defaced and removed numbers on metal.

5 958

5 547

5 384

5 563

2 774

d) Terminal ballistic reports.

445

485

448

405

106

e) Vehicle accident scene reconstructions.

445

485

448

405

77

f) Wheel and tyre examinations.

52

50

63

61

29

g) Preliminary body fluid tests.

26 684

25 239

25 007

32 527

15 073

h) Blood spatter pattern analyses.

The Forensic Science Laboratory Administration System, does not have a specific function for capturing blood spatter pattern analysis separately. This analysis is done by the Ballistics and Victim Identification Centre Section, when attending crime scenes.

30 October 2017 - NW3090

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Bara, Mr M R to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many forensic science laboratories are currently (i) owned and/or (ii) administered by the SA Police Service (SAPS) in each province and (b) where is each laboratory located; (2) (a) how many forensic science laboratories does his department plan to set up in each province in the (i) 2017-18, (ii) 2018-19 and (iii) 2019-20 financial years, and (b) (i) where will each laboratory be set up and (ii) what are the projected costs in each case?

Reply:

(1)(i)(ii)(b)

FORENSIC SCIENCE LABORATORY: PRETORIA

Services provided

Location

Owned/Leased

Ballistics

Silverton

Owned

Scientific Analysis

Silverton

Owned

Chemistry

Silverton

Owned

Questioned Documents

Pretoria CBD

Leased

Victim Identification Centre

Tulbagh Park(Hatfield)

Leased

Biology

Acardia

Owned

FORENSIC SCIENCE LABORATORY: WESTERN CAPE

Forensic Science Laboratory

Plattekloof

Owned

FORENSIC SCIENCE LABORATORY: EASTERN CAPE

Forensic Science Laboratory

Port Elizabeth

Owned

FORENSIC SCIENCE LABORATORY: KWAZULU-NATAL

Ballistics

Amanzimtoti (Kingscrest building)

Leased

Biology and Chemistry

Amanzimtoti (Nedbank building)

Leased

Questioned Documents

Durban South

Leased

Scientific Analysis

Durban Central

Leased

(2)(a)(i)(ii)(iii)(b)(i)(ii)

 

2017/2018

2018/2019

2019/2020

Where

None

Mpumalanga (Chemistry & Ballistics)

None

Cost

None

Renovations: R11 468 616,00

Access control systems: R20 005 178,00

Recruitment and training: R500 000,00

Procurement of Laboratory and office furniture: R11 540 420,00

Procurement of Laboratory equipment:

R16 000 000,00

Procurement of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment: R21 159 066,00

Official launch: R300 000,00

Total: R80 973 280,00

The cost of planning the Forensic Services facility in Pinetown, to support the National Forensic Strategy, is unknown at this stage.

None

30 October 2017 - NW3128

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Gqada, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Bedfordview police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

0

1

0

2016-12-07

Capt SJ Nkosi

(2) Yes, Bedfordview, CAS 78/12/2016.

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW2947

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Wilson, Ms ER to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a) What number of (i) vehicles and (ii) livestock were identified by the SA Police Services (SAPS) as having (aa) left or (bb) entered South Africa illegally in each province in each of the past five financial years, (b) what is the country of origin of such goods and (c) in which country were such goods recovered in each case; (2) (a) whether the SAPS apprehended a suspect in each case and (b) what is the current status of each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(ii)(aa)(bb)(b)(c) and (2)(a)(b)

We are sourcing information that is required from our arcives, as each case must be verified, before the information can be submitted.

30 October 2017 - NW1576

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Motau, Mr SC to ask the Minister of Police

Whether he has started the process for the appointment of a permanent Head of the Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation (DPCI) unit; if not, (a) why not and (b) by what date does he envisage the process to be started; if so, (i) what are the relevant details and (ii) by what date does he expect to appoint a new Head of the DPCI?

Reply:

Yes

a) Not applicable

b) Mid November 2017

Section 17CA (1 of SAPS Act) provides as thus:

(i) Minister of Police, with concurrence of cabinet, appoints National Head of DPCI for a non-renewable fixed term of not shorter than 7 years but not exceeding 10 years.

(ii) End of January 2018

30 October 2017 - NW3120

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Esau, Mr S to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Kempton Park police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

6

0

0

21 August 2015

21 August 2015

21 August 2015

13 September 2015

Lt Col Kotze

Lt Col Tsoute

Lt Col Kotze

Lt Col Groosbeeck

(2) Yes, Kempton Park, CAS 748 and 749/08/2015, CAS 865/08/2015, CAS 885/08/2015, CAS 361 and 362/09/2015.

(2)(a) Not applicable.

(2)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW3089

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Bara, Mr M R to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) how many SA Police Service (SAPS) members in each province have had their driving licences suspended (i) in the 2016-17 financial year and (ii) since 1 April 2017 and (b) in each case (i) what is the period of time for which the driving licence was suspended and (ii) what is the offence for which the driving licence was suspended; (2) was there any disciplinary action taken against the relevant SAPS member; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(b)(i)(ii) and (2)

 

 

(1)(a)(i)

(b)(i)

(b)(ii)

(2)

Province

Number of SAPS members who have had their driving licences suspended in 2016 and 2017

Period of time for which the driving licence was suspended

Offence for which the driving licence was suspended

Disciplinary action taken against the relevant SAPS member

North West

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Western Cape

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Eastern Cape

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Northern Cape

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

KwaZulu-Natal

9

One year

(one member)

One year

(one member)

Three months each (five members)

Six months

(two members)

Reckless and Negligence Driving

Reckless and Negligence Driving

Reckless and Negligence Driving

Misuse of Vehicle and Reckless and Negligence Driving

Disciplinary steps were taken and a verbal warning was issued.

Disciplinary steps were taken and a verbal warning was issued.

Disciplinary steps were taken and a verbal warning was issued.

No disciplinary steps were taken. It was found that the members were not at fault. The suspensions were based on the fact that they had had previous accidents.

Free-State

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Mpumalanga

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Gauteng

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Limpopo

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Total

9 members

     

(a)(ii)(b)(i)(ii) and (2)

 

(1)(a)(ii)

(b)(i)

(b)(ii)

(2)

Province

Number of SAPS members who have had their driving licences suspended from 1 April to 13 October 2017

Period of time for which the driving licence was suspended

Offence for which the driving licence was suspended

Disciplinary action taken against the relevant SAPS member

North West

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Western Cape

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Eastern Cape

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Northern Cape

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

KwaZulu-Natal

10

Three months

(one member)

Six months

(one member).

Six months

(one member).

Seven months

(one member).

Three months

(one member).

Indefinite (Member has an eye problem).

Six months

(one member).

Indefinite

(one member).

Six months

(one member).

Six months

(one member).

Reckless and Negligence Driving

Reckless and Negligence Driving.

Reckless and Negligence Driving.

Reckless and Negligence Driving.

Reckless and Negligence Driving.

Failing to report damage.

Drunk Driving.

Using motor vehicle without owner’s consent.

Reckless and Negligence Driving.

Reckless and Negligence Driving.

Disciplinary steps were taken, case is still pending.

Disciplinary steps were taken, case is still pending.

Disciplinary steps were taken, case is still pending.

Disciplinary steps were taken, case is still pending.

Disciplinary steps were taken, case is still pending.

No disciplinary steps. There was a dispute on who damaged the vehicle. Damage was discovered whilst state vehicle was in the member’s possession.

Disciplinary steps were taken. The member was found guilty and suspended from driving state vehicles for six months.

No disciplinary steps were taken because the member resigned.

No disciplinary steps taken, the member was hospitalised and died.

Disciplinary steps were taken. The member was issued with a written warning.

Free-State

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Mpumalanga

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Gauteng

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Limpopo

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Total

10

     

30 October 2017 - NW3126

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Gqada, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Tembisa police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

2

1

0

2015-04-30

2015-05-11

2016-10-12

Const Chauke

WO Kanyane

Capt Lamola (deceased)

(2) Yes, Tembisa, CAS 750/04/2015, CAS 272/08/2015 and CAS 237/10/2016.

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW3125

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Figlan, Mr AM to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Primrose police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

3

0

1

2015-08-06

2017-05-25

Capt Sukula

Capt Fakude

(2) Yes, Primrose, CAS 309/05/2017, 54/08/2015, 55/08/2015 and 56/08/2015.

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW2982

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Rabotapi, Mr MW to ask the Minister of Police

What are the relevant details of the shortages of (a) vehicles, (b) rape kits (c) DNA collection kits, (d) landline telephones, (e) bullet-proof vests, (f) two-way radios, (g) J88 forms (h) one-way mirrors for interview observations, (i) recording equipment for interviews and (j) laptops at each Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences unit at each police station in each province?

Reply:

Sourcing the information from our provinces. It must be obtained from the provinces and verified, before it may be submitted.

30 October 2017 - NW3098

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Dreyer, Ms AM to ask the Minister of Police

For each laboratory administered by Forensic Service Division of the SA Police Service, how many entries were (a) received and (b) finalised by the (i) ballistics unit, (ii) scientific analysis unit, (iii) questioned documents unit, (iv) biology unit, (v) victim identification unit and (vi) chemistry unit in (aa) each of the past three financial years and (bb) since 1 April 2017?

Reply:

(a)(b)(i)(aa)(bb)

(i) Ballistics

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017-04-01 to 2017-10-15

a) Received

66152

60635

80015

33620

b) Finalised

65813

58467

80301

32454

(a)(b)(ii)(aa)(bb)

(ii) Scientific Analysis

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017-04-01 to 2017-10-15

a) Received

6 063

6 642

6 961

4 116

b) Finalised

6 313

6 552

7 070

3 442

(a)(b)(iii)(aa)(bb)

(iii) Questioned Documents

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017-04-01 to 2017-10-15

a) Received

29 705

24 723

27 624

8 922

b) Finalised

29 512

25 486

27 607

9 035

(a)(b)(iv)(aa)(bb)

(iv) Biology

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017-04-01 to 2017-10-15

a) Received

112 575

165 852

505 257

243 180

b) Finalised

112 132

136 090

475 486

237 971

(a)(b)(v)(aa)(bb)

(v) Victim Identification Centre

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017-04-01 to 2017-10-15

a) Received

3 336

9 325

5 172

2 782

b) Finalised

3 248

9 349

5 188

2 815

(a)(b)(vi)(aa)(ab)

 

(vi) Chemistry

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017-04-01 to 2017-10-15

a) Received

82 078

89 215

100 185

55 999

b) Finalised

82 621

84 739

101 663

54 128

30 October 2017 - NW3056

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a) What number of helicopters the air wing of the SA Police Service has in each province and (b) what number of the specified helicopters in each province (i) is fully operational and (ii) is scheduled for a service in respect of the (aa) type of service, (bb) duration of each service and (cc) scheduled date of service for each helicopter; (2) whether he will make a statement about the matter?

Reply:

(1)(a)

Province

Number Of Helicopters

Gauteng: Pretoria West

4

Gauteng: Wonderboom

2

Gauteng: Germiston

2

Limpopo

2

Mpumalanga

1

KwaZulu-Natal

3

Eastern Cape: Bhisho

2

Eastern Cape: Port Elizabeth

2

Western Cape

1

Northern Cape

1

Free State

2

North West

2

(1)(b)(i)

Province

Type of Helicopter

 

BK117

AS350B

MD500

R44

Gauteng: Pretoria West

0

0

N/A

N/A

Gauteng: Wonderboom

N/A

N/A

2

N/A

Gauteng: Germiston

N/A

1

N/A

N/A

Limpopo

N/A

0

N/A

1

Mpumalanga

N/A

1

N/A

N/A

KwaZulu-Natal

N/A

0

N/A

0

Eastern Cape: Bhisho

N/A

1

N/A

1

Eastern Cape: Port Elizabeth

N/A

1

N/A

1

Western Cape

N/A

1

N/A

N/A

Northern Cape

N/A

0

N/A

N/A

Free State

N/A

1

N/A

1

North West

N/A

1

N/A

1

(1)(b)(ii)(aa)(bb)(cc)

Province

Type

(aa)

Service

(bb)

Duration

(cc)

Date

Gauteng: Pretoria West

AS350B3

Midlife Inspection

Six Months

2017-03-06

Expected:

2017-11-30

 

AS350B3

Periodic Inspection

Two Months

2017-09-06 Expected:

2017-10-30

 

AS350B2

Periodic Inspection

Two Months

2017-10-02 Expected:

2017-11-17

 

BK117

Replacement Aircraft

Not Applicable

Expected Delivery:

2017-10-20

 

AS350B3

Periodic Inspection

Two Months

2017-08-04 Expected:

2017-10-31

Limpopo

AS350B3

Midlife Inspection

Six Months

2017-07-26 Expected:

2017-11-30

KwaZulu-Natal

AS350B3

Midlife Inspection

Six Months

2016-11-18 Expected:

2017-10-31

 

AS350B3

Periodic Inspection

Two Months

2017-08-28

Expected:

2017-10-30

 

R44

Periodic Inspection

Three Weeks

2017-10-04 Expected:

2017-10-20

Northern Cape

AS350B3

Periodic Inspection

Two Months

2017-08-23

Expected:

2017-10-31

(2) No.

30 October 2017 - NW3038

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Carter, Ms D to ask the Minister of Police

Has the SA Police Service (SAPS) found that a certain person (name furnished) who was involved in a certain incident (details furnished) was the target of an attempted hijacking; if so, (a) on what basis did they form the opinion and (b) did the SAPS take into consideration the fact that no attempt was apparently made to leave the vehicle undamaged for re-sale, as is usual in hijacking cases; (2) did the SAPS take the specified vehicle into custody for purposes of collecting evidence; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) (a) what is the (i) name and (ii) professional designation of the officer investigating the matter and (b) on what basis was this investigating officer selected to lead the investigation, given that there are more senior investigators available?

Reply:

(1) It is unknown at this stage of the investigation, whether the person who was involved in the incident mentioned, was a target of an attempted hijacking.

(1)(a) Not applicable.

(1)(b) Not applicable.

(2) The vehicle was not taken into custody for the purpose of collecting evidence, due to the breakdown services being instructed, by the mentioned person, to collect the vehicle from the crime scene.

(3)(a)(i)(ii) The details of the investigating officer cannot be disclosed, in order to allow the investigation to be conducted without fear or favour.

(3)(b) The investigating officer is experienced in cases of this nature.

30 October 2017 - NW3122

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Esau, Mr S to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Boksburg North police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

0

0

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW2985

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Purdon, Mr RK to ask the Minister of Police

(1)How many drug intelligence reports were generated by the Division for Forensic Science (FSD) in the SA Police Service (SAPS) in (a) each of the past five financial years and (b) since 1 April 2017; (2) what is the current backlog in the generation of drug intelligence reports; (3) in (a) each of the past five financial years and (b) since 1 April 2017, what is the total number of (i) drug samples that were (aa) identified and (bb) classified and (ii) substances involved in the illicit synthesis and formulation of drugs were analysed by the FSD?

Reply:

(1)(a)(b) The following drug intelligence reports (meaning non-case finding reports), were issued:

 

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

1 April 2017 to 8 October 2017

Drug Intelligence reports issued by the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL), Chemistry Section

 0

 2

6

6

5

2

Drug Intelligence reports issued by the Division: Technology Management Services (ad hoc) to the FSL, Chemistry Section

19

8

9

8

19

13

             

2. There are currently no backlogs in respect of drug intelligence reports.

(3)(a)(b)(i)(aa)(bb)

Substance

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

1 April 2017 to 8 October 2017

Cathinones

3 771

5 874

5 753

6 163

6 982

2 905

Cocaine

4 087

4 454

3 440

2 872

3 388

1 841

Heroine and Morphine

10 714

15 454

16 874

16 323

20 772

10 766

LSD

30

16

18

14

10

6

Methamphetamine

21 200

24 117

26 653

28 367

31 842

15 445

Methaqualone

14 133

18 412

20 039

21 788

28 162

15 695

Other Amphetamine Type stimulants

437

548

594

431

576

310

Other Drugs

140

115

191

152

177

79

Ephedrines

323

180

225

110

100

61

Clan lab chemicals

4

45

24

19

4

7

Total

54 839

69 215

73 811

76 239

92 013

47 115

 

(3(a)(b)(ii)

 

Substance

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

1 April 2017 to 8 October 2017

Methcathinone

10

5

13

8

10

4

Methamphetamine

8

3

3

3

2

4

Cathinone + Methamphetamine

0

1

0

0

2

0

Methcathinone + Methamphetamine

1

 

0

2

0

0

Methaqualone

9

13

10

11

9

5

Other Amphetamine Type stimulants

0

 

0

1

0

1

30 October 2017 - NW3100

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Dreyer, Ms AM to ask the Minister of Police

What number of (a) DNA profile analyses, (b) facial reconstructions, (c) mummified fingerprinting, (d) microscopic hair comparisons, (e) arson chemistry reports, (f) poison analyses, (g) crime scene toxicology reports and (h) gunshot residue analyses were finalised by the Forensic Service Division of the SA Police Service in (i) each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2017?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)(f)(g)(h)(i)(ii)

 

(i)

2013/2014

(i)

2014/2015

(i)

2015/2016

(i)

2016/2017

(ii) Since 1 April 2017

(a) DNA profile analyses

95 814

86 885

75 560

89 467

49 894

(b) Facial reconstructions

103

71

93

347

144

(c) Mummified fingerprinting

963

1 583

534

2 292

1 129

(d) Microscopic hair comparisons

765

5

10

11

0

(e) Arson chemistry reports

314

268

305

300

133

(f) Poison analyses

511

409

408

356

205

(g) Crime scene toxicology reports

2

1

2

0

0

(h) Gunshot residue analyses

2 686

2 561

2 583

2 671

1 253

30 October 2017 - NW3096

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Cassim, Mr Y to ask the Minister of Police

(a) What number of vacancies exist at each forensic science laboratory that is administered by his department and (b) in each case, (i) what is the title of the position Friday, to be filled, (ii) how long has the position been vacant, (iii) what steps were taken to fill the vacancy and (iv) on what date does his department expect the vacancy to be filled?

Reply:

(a) It needs to be noted that forensic analysts are appointed in terms of the South African Police Service Act, in the Division: Forensic Services, at the Criminal Record and Crime Scene Management, Forensic Science Laboratory and Quality Management. The following vacancies exist:

CRIMINAL RECORD AND CRIME SCENE MANAGEMENT

ACT OF APPOINTMENT

SALARY LEVEL

NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

WC

EC

KZN

NC

MP

FS

NW

LP

GP

TOTAL

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 13: BRIGADIER

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 12: COLONEL

1

4

2

1

4

4

3

7

4

7

37

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 10: LIEUTENANT COLONEL

14

13

19

28

15

22

19

11

15

19

175

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 8: CAPTAIN

22

13

30

55

16

10

19

16

26

48

255

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 7: WARRANT OFFICER

2

10

9

11

4

3

2

13

6

7

67

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 6: SERGEANT

1

0

2

0

1

1

5

2

0

0

12

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 5: CONSTABLE

0

1

0

0

1

1

1

0

0

3

7

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 7

3

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

5

CRIMINAL RECORD AND CRIME SCENE MANAGEMENT

ACT OF APPOINTMENT

SALARY LEVEL

NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

WC

EC

KZN

NC

MP

FS

NW

LP

GP

TOTAL

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 6

2

0

2

0

0

1

0

2

0

0

7

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 5

0

2

7

2

1

1

2

1

2

3

21

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 4

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 3

1

4

1

1

1

0

0

1

0

0

9

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 2

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

TOTAL

47

48

73

98

44

43

51

53

53

89

599

FORENSIC SCIENCE LABORATORY

ACT OF APPOINTMENT

SALARY LEVEL

PTA

WC

EC

KZN

TOTAL

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 13: BRIGADIER

0

0

0

0

0

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 12: COLONEL

2

1

1

3

7

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 10: LIEUTENANT COLONEL

4

7

6

13

30

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 8: CAPTAIN

31

26

19

25

101

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 7: WARRANT OFFICER

16

4

2

4

26

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 6: SERGEANT

1

0

0

0

1

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 5: CONSTABLE

1

1

0

0

2

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 7

0

0

0

0

0

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 6

0

0

0

0

0

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 5

1

1

0

4

6

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 4

0

0

0

0

0

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 3

1

0

0

0

1

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 2

1

0

0

0

1

TOTAL

58

40

28

49

175

QUALITY MANAGEMENT

ACT OF APPOINTMENT

SALARY LEVEL

PTA

WC

EC

KZN

NC

GP

TOTAL

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 13: BRIGADIER

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 12: COLONEL

13

0

2

0

0

0

15

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 10: LIEUTENANT COLONEL

28

1

2

1

0

0

32

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 8: CAPTAIN

21

2

1

2

1

0

27

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 7: WARRANT OFFICER

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 6: SERGEANT

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 5: CONSTABLE

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 7

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 6

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 5

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 4

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

65

3

5

3

1

1

78

 

SUPPORT SERVICES

ACT OF APPOINTMENT

SALARY LEVEL

NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 13: BRIGADIER

0

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 12: COLONEL

0

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 10: LIEUTENANT COLONEL

1

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 8: CAPTAIN

13

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 7: WARRANT OFFICER

0

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 6: SERGEANT

0

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 5: CONSTABLE

0

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 7

0

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 6

0

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 5

1

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 4

0

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 3

1

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 2

0

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 1

0

TOTAL

16

DIVISION: FORENSIC SERVICES

ACT OF APPOINTMENT

SALARY LEVEL

NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 13: BRIGADIER

3

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 12: COLONEL

59

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 10: LIEUTENANT COLONEL

238

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 8: CAPTAIN

396

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 7: WARRANT OFFICER

94

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 6: SERGEANT

13

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 5: CONSTABLE

9

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 7

6

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 6

7

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 5

29

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 4

1

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 3

11

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 2

2

TOTAL

868

(b)(i) The table below, reflects the posts that are to be filled:

ACT OF APPOINTMENT

SALARY LEVEL

TOTAL

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 13: BRIGADIER

1

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 12: COLONEL

13

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 10: LIEUTENANT COLONEL

28

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 8: CAPTAIN

21

POLICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 7: WARRANT OFFICER

1

PUBLIC SERVICE ACT

SALARY LEVEL 5

1

TOTAL

 

65

(b)(ii) The posts are vacant from the 2015/2016, 2016/2017 and 2017/2018, financial years.

(b)(iii) The vacant posts were identified and submitted to the Divisional Commissioner: Personnel Management, for approval to advertise and fill the posts.

       

(b)(iv) A total of 304 SAPS Act posts, on salary level seven, Warrant Officer/Forensic Analyst, have been approved and allocated to the Division: Forensic Services, for the 2017/2018 financial year. The approval to advertise and commence with the filling of the posts on the other levels, is pending the upliftment of the moratorium, on the filling of vacant posts.

 

30 October 2017 - NW3127

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Gqada, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Sebenza police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

0

0

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW3142

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James, Ms LV to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Elsburg Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Five.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BST319B: 2017-10-16.

2. BSS894B: 2017-09-07.

3. BSY312B: 2017-09-07.

4. BSY925B: 2017-09-27.

5. BTV078B: 2017-09-27.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Starter not operational.

2. Alternator.

3. Gearbox.

4. Alternator.

5. Accident.

(2) 17.

 

30 October 2017 - NW2955

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Police

In each province, (a) what is the total number of (i) hot spots and (ii) vulnerable communities that were identified in rural areas through the partnership between the SA Police Service and each specified community, as envisioned in Pillar 1 of the National Rural Safety Strategy and (b) in each case, (i) what are the further relevant details and (ii) is an operational plan compiled to combat crime in the specified area?

Reply:

Sourcing the information from our archives, as each case must be verified, before the information can be submitted.

30 October 2017 - NW3130

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Groenewald, Mr HB to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Elsburg police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(aa) 2015/2016

(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

0

0

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW2708

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Bara, Mr M R to ask the Minister of Police

How many drug-busting operations were conducted by the (a) SA Police Service and/or (b) Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation at the (i) Reigerpark, (ii) Jabulani, (iii) Naledi, (iv) Rabie Ridge, (v) Dobsonville, (vi) Rietgat, (vii) Sebokeng and (viii) The Barrage Police Stations in Gauteng in each of the past 10 financial years?

Reply:

(a)(b)(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(v)(vi)(vii)(viii)

The information is attached.

30 October 2017 - NW3133

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Hadebe, Mr TZ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Primrose Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Six.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BTH884B: 2017-09-14.

2. BTN498B: 2017-08-14.

3. BTG005B: 2017-08-14.

4. BRW842B: 2017-08-14.

5. BTK376B: 2017-09-14.

6. BSC840B: 2017-10-14.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Accident damage.

2. Accident damage.

3. Accident damage.

4. Accident damage.

5. Mechanical (gearbox and engine head gasket blown).

6. Mechanical (gearbox and engine head gasket blown).

(2) 30.

30 October 2017 - NW2187

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Gqada, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What are the relevant norms and standards pertaining to the safety and security of armouries of the SA Police Service and (b) what steps are taken to ensure that armouries comply with the prescribed norms and standards; (2) (a) how many cases of theft have been reported from police armouries (i) in the (aa) 2014-15, (bb) 2015-16 and (cc) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2017 to the latest date for which information is available and (b) in each case, what are the particulars of the (i) type and (ii) quantity of weapons stolen?

Reply:

(1)(a) Norms and Standards applicable to the safety and security of Armourers in the South African Police Services are regulated in terms of SO(S) and

more specific SO(S) 21, 48, 51 and 55.

(b) In order to ensure that armouries comply with prescribed norms and

standards as stipulated in SO(S), parade inspections are conducted by immediate commanders, bi-annual inspections by appointed committee members, annual stocktaking, cycle counts, unannounced inspections, inspections by Internal Audit and Auditor General to ensure that firearms are correctly accounted for in terms of:

  • Location
  • Condition
  • Serial number
  • Competency
  • Type
  • Calibre

(2) aa) 2014/15

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

THEFT OUT OF OFFICES/STORE

5

3

4

5

3

1

4

3

1

8

bb) 2015/16

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

THEFT OUT OF OFFICES/STORE

8

 

24

18

 

 

4

2

3

 

 

cc) 2016/17

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

THEFT OUT OF OFFICES/STORE

3

1

1

8

3

1

1

2

1

2

b)ii) 2014/15

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

STOLEN

90

13

120

144

45

41

70

25

13

41

2015/16

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

STOLEN

79

29

148

163

35

33

80

24

6

33

2016/17

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

STOLEN

70

28

96

147

30

30

78

34

6

28

2(a)(ii) Since 1 April 2017

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

STOLEN

34

5

45

65

14

12

36

14

5

18

30 October 2017 - NW2403

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

What is the total number of police stations in the country that have closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras installed in their Community Service Centres; (2) by what date will all police stations have CCTV cameras installed in their Community Service Centres?

Reply:

1. Over the years, on an ad-hoc basis according to individual needs, at least 88 police stations had Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras installed in their Community Service Centres (CSC), of which 12 are operational and 76 have reached the end of their lifespan and need to be replaced.

(2) The recently drafted Security Protocols at Police Stations Action Plan, addresses the issue of CCTV in the CSC’s. Depending on the budget allocation, as well as awarding of the CCTV contract, it is envisaged that there will be sites prioritised for implementation annually, from 2018 until 2024. Prioritisation of police stations will be made in consultation with provincial commissioners.

30 October 2017 - NW3131

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Groenewald, Mr HB to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Boksburg North Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Six.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BSW236B: 2017-08-14.

2. BRW840B: 2017-08-15.

3. BSY701B: 2017-08-28.

4. BTG221B: 2017-09-06.

5. BSN321B: 2017-10-05.

6. BTC806B: 2017-10-05.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Brake system, steering, suspension overhaul and wheel alignment.

2. Accident damages.

3. Engine, minor repairs.

4. For inspection, cooling system and cylinder head.

5. Repairs.

6. Repairs.

(2) 36.