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09 October 2019 - NW974

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether he has taken any steps against a certain officer (nama and details furnished) of the SA Police Service whose firearm was left in the vehicle and then stolen while the specified person was away from the vehicle; if not, why not; if so, what steps; (2) Whether he will make a statement on the matter?

Reply:

1. The matter has been brought to the attention of the National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS). The National Commissioner has initiated steps to verify the authenticity of the officer’s report, with regard to the incident. The final report and decision thereof will be furnished to the Minister of Police, regarding the disposal of the matter.

2. The issuing of a statement on the matter at hand will depend on the outcome of the process in paragraph (1) above.

 

Reply to question 974 recommended

GENERAL UTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

Date: ]g15 J?g- 1

2

Reply to question 974 approved/not approved

GENE H CELE (MP) MINISTER Q ' PO ICE

Date:

NASIONALE VERGADERING

VRAAG VIR SKRIFTELIKE BEANTWOORDING

Dr. PJ Groenewald (VF Plus) vra die Minister van Polisie:

    1. Of enige stappe geneem is teen die provinsiale kommissaris van Polisie in Noord-Kaap (It-gent. R Ship/tJn) wat sy vuurwapen in sy voertuig gelaat het en wat toe gesteel is terwyl hy weg van sy voertuig was, indien wet, watter stappe, indien nie, hoekom nie;
    2. of hy ‘n Verklaring oor die aangeleentheid sal doen?

D J GROENEWALD (LP)

12 September 2019

VG P) us Hoofkanto or VF Plu« Parle ment

rariement, Kaapstad, 4oo\

Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization

INFORMATION NOTE

To: The Minister of Police

ROBBERY OF OFFICIAL FIREARM: LIEUTENANT GENERAL SHIVURI, PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONER: NORTHERN CAPE

  1. In a letter dated 2019-09-10 from Lieutenant General Shivuri, the Provincial Commissioner of Northern Cape and addressed to the National Commissioner, Lieutenant General Shivuri reported the robbery of his official firearm.

2. In the factual report it is mentioned that on 2019-09-08 Lieutenant General Shivuri was frequenting an informal car wash in the Kimberley CBD in order to have his car washed. He further alludes to the fact that two boys started to wash the vehicle whilst he was still inside the vehicle busy putting loose items (including his official firearm) in a brown carry bag. One of the boys grabbed the brown carry bag and ran away. The firearm was later recovered and three suspects were arrested on account of the robbery.

3. In a subsequent question in Parliament, dr. Groenewald of the FF Plus asked the Minister of Police whether any steps have been taken ”apa/nsf a certain officer whose firearm was left in the vehicle and then stolen while the specified person was away from the vehicle.”

4. The version put forward by Lieutenant General Shivuri does not prima facie constitute misconduct as the firearm was still under his control when it was robbed. According to the information in the question asked by dr. Groenewald, the firearm was stolen whilst the person was away from the vehicle. If the last mentioned allegation is found to be factually correct, Lieutenant General Shivuri i a facie contra\/ened the provisions of the Firearms Control Act, 2000 which also constitutes misconduct.

5. In order for the National Commissioner to decide whether any steps should be instituted against Lieutenant General Shivuri, copies of the statements filed in Kimberley CAS196/09/09 were requested in order to consider whether any disciplinary steps in terms of the provisions of section 9 of the SA Police Service Act, 1995 should be instituted against Lieutenant General Shivuri.

6. Once the statements filed in the said case docket haVe been perused, an informed decision will be taken as to whether to institute a board of Inquiry as provided for in section 9 of the SA Police Service Act, 1995.

LIEUTENANT GENERAL DIVISIONAL C SSIONER: LEGAL AND POLICY SERVICES A KHAN

Date:

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GENERAL OUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

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MINISTE F POLICE BK CELE , MP

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Information Note compiled by Telephone number

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Infonnation Note verified by Telephone number

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Brigadier D Odendaal

012 3937026

2018-09-26

Major General P Mnisi 012 3937011

201B-09-26

09 October 2019 - NW1025

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Clarke, Ms M to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether the Elsburg Police Station is equipped to respond to rural safety callouts; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (2) whether rape kits have been allocated to the specified police station; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) (a) what are the details of the shortage of ammunition at the specified police station, (b) by what date will the shortage be supplied and (c) what are the reasons that the specified police station does not have a police officer allocated to the cells within the station; (4) whether police officers at the police station comply with the requirements for maintenance shooting given the shortage of ammunition; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (5) what number of (a) sectors are within the specified police station and (b) vehicles have been allocated to each sector?

Reply:

(1) Although the Elsburg Police Station does not have a dedicated rural safety vehicle or equipment, the sector patrol vehicles respond to rural safety call-outs.

(2) Sufficient kits are available and kept at the Germiston Family Violence, Sexual Offences and Child Protection (FCS) Unit, for control purposes.

(3)(a) There is sufficient ammunition at the Elsburg Police Station.

(3)(b) Not applicable.

(3)(c) The appointment of a specified police officer at the cells is being addressed.
The South African Police Service (SAPS) members, who are posted in the Community Service Centre perform the cell-related duties.

(4) Yes, the police officers at the Elsburg Police Station does comply with the official requirements pertaining to maintenance shooting. There is sufficient ammunition at the Elsburg Police Station.

(5)(a) There are three sectors within the Elsburg Police Station area.

(5)(b) One vehicle is allocated to each sector.
 

 

09 October 2019 - NW840

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Lotriet, Prof A to ask the Minister of Police

(a) What number of cameras are at the Boksburg North Police Station and (b) where is each camera situated; (2) (a) When last was each camera inspected, (b) what was the working condition of each camera and (c) on what date was each faulty camera repaired; (3) (a) When last did the specified police station report any camera that was out Of order, (b) when were the reported cameras repaired and (c) for how long has each camera been out of order?

Reply:

(1)(a) There are nine cameras installed at the Boksburg North Police StatioU

(1)(b) Due to the nature of the information that is required, the South Africa U Police Service (SAPS) cannot provide these details. The response w'ilI contain details that may pose a security risk.

(2)(b) The last inspection was on 27 November 2018. All the cameras are in good working condition. Not applicable.

(3)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

 

 

09 October 2019 - NW938

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Sarupen, Mr AN to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether there are any police reservists stationed at the Benoni Police Station; if so, what (a) number of police reservists are stationed at the police station and (2) Whether any police officer stationed at the specified police station has been (a) investigated and/or (b) dismissed or prosecuted for any corrupt activities (i) in each of the past three financial years and/or (ii) since 1 April 2019; if so, what are the relevant details in each case; (3)Whether the police officers stationed at the specified police station are rotated regularly as a deterrent for them to get too relaxed in a specific posting; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

(1)(a) Yes, there are eight active police reservists stationed at the Benoni Police Station.

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

(i) Rank

Number of

years of service

Mo hours of

work

R/Gonstable

10 years

16 hours

R/Constable

10 years

16 hours

R/Constable

10 years

16 hours

R/Sergeant

23 years

16 hours

R/Sergeant

20 years

16 hours

R/Constable

12 years

16 hours

R/Constable

10 years

16 hours

R/Constable

10 years

16 hours

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

South African Police Service (SAPS) members

(i)

In each of tha past three financial years

(II)

Since 1 April

2019

 

20J 6/2017

2017/2018

2018/20'I9

 

(a) investigated for any corrupt activities

0

0

0

0

(b) dismissed for any corrupt activities

0

0

0

(b) prosecuted for any corrupt actlvllles

0

0

0

0

(3) Yes, the last rotation was done on 2 January 2016, for the Community Service Centre Relief Commander Officers.

 

09 October 2019 - NW957

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Clarke, Ms M to ask the Minister of Police

What number of (a) vehicles are allocated to the Leondale Police Station for visible policing and (b)(i) policing sectors are within the specified police station and (ii) vehicles are allocated to each sector; (2) what are the details of the crime statistics linked to the specified police station in the three financial years; (3) what number of (a) arrests have been made in terms of the crimes that occur and (b) convictions have been secured in terms of each crime committed?

Reply:

(1)(a)(b)(i)(ii) There is no police station/satellite or service point called “Leondale Police Station", in South Africa. It would be appreciated if the Honourable Member could clarify the name of the police station in question.

(2) Not applicable.

(3)(a)(b) Not applicable.

 

09 October 2019 - NW918

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Phillips, Ms C to ask the Minister of Police

How long do the DNA tests from rape kits take before the results are made available to the investigating officer?

Reply:

For a routine case, with one suspect reference sample and one Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit from the victim, it will take 35 calendar days to complete.

For a non-routine case, with multiple suspect reference samples, one Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit and additional exhibits (clothing/bedding) from the victim, it will take 113 calendar days to complete.

On average and with the required resources consistently available, the South African Police Service (SAPS) Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) requires 74 calendar days, taking the above scenarios into consideration.

 

09 October 2019 - NW906

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

What number of (a) SA Police Service (SAPS) members were found guilty of criminal charges since 1 January 2009, (b) of what specified crimes were they found guilty of in each case and (c) of the specified members are still employed by SAPS‘?

Reply:

The information that is required is not readily available and must be verified before it can be submitted. A request is made for an extension of six weeks, in order to provide the correct information.

 

09 October 2019 - NW946

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Walters, Mr TC to ask the Minister of Police

Whether there are any plans to reopen the Kocksoord Police Station in the Rand West City Local Municipality; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

The Provincial Commissioner: Gauteng has received a request, in this regard and is in the process of conducting a feasibility study, pertaining to the re-opening of the Kocksoord Satellite Police Station.

 

09 October 2019 - NW941

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Seitlholo, Mr IS to ask the Minister of Police

1) Whether, with reference to Kokomeng Police Station, Greater Taung Local Municipality, North West, which burned down in April 2018, his department intends to refurbish or rebuild the police station, if not why not, (2) whether his department considers having a satellite police station in the interim, if not, why not; (3) what total number of (a) vehicles are there (i) at each station in the municipality and (ii) undergoing maintenance and (b) police officers are at each station and what are their ranks?

Reply:

(1) Kokomeng was never a fully-fledged Police Station, but a Satellite of the Taung Police Station. The Kokomeng Satellite Police Station was intentionally damaged by the community during a service delivery protest and Taung, CAS 111/04/2018, refers. The damage was reported to the Department of Public Works (DPW). The Intention is to reactivate the Satellite, as soon as the DPW has repaired the building.

(2) Currently, there are two vehicles that were allocated to Kokomeng Satellite Police Station, patrolling in the service area of the Kokomeng Satellite Police Station, to deal with and attend to complaints from the community. Due to the absence of a replacement building, the Kokomeng Satellite Police Station will only be reopened when the damaged building is repaired by the DPW.

(3)(a)(i)(ii)

Police Station

Taung

Pudimoe

Kgomotso

Reivilo

(i)

22

14

12

9

(ii)

2

01

07

2

(3)(b)

 

Constable

Sergeant

Warrant Officer

Captain

Lt Colonel

Colonel

Taung

38

24

25

8

2

1

Pudimoe

12

6

17

9

1

0

Kgomotso

23

1

9

1

0

0

Reivilo

18

3

6

1

0

0

Reply to question 941 recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE\

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019-09-27

Reply to question 941 approved

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 08/10/2019

09 October 2019 - NW1026

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Clarke, Ms M to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether the patrol vehicles of the Elsburg Police Station have been branded and fitted with blue lights; if not, (a) why not and (b) by what date will this be done; (2) (a) what was the total cost of the recent reno\lation of the specified police station and (b) how long did the renovation project take?

Reply:

(1) Yes, all the patrol vehicles of the Elsburg Police Station have been branded and fitted with blue lights.

(1)(a)(b) Not applicable.

(2)(a)(b) The old police station building was vacated, on 18 March 2019, due to a Prohibition Notice, by the Department of Labour and a new location for premises was identified, in Wadeville. There are currently no renovations at the new premises, which is situated at 100 to 102 Nagington Road, Wadeville.

 

08 October 2019 - NW700

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Lotriet, Prof A to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) Who are the sector managers for each sector within the Edenvale Police Station and (b)(i) when last did each specified sector manager conduct a profile of their sector and (II) to whom was the profile report sent; (2) how often are sector managers supposed to conduct profile reports on their respective sectors according to the SA Police Service regulations?

Reply:

(1)(a) Sector 1 - Constable KD Mabitsela

Sector 2 - Warrant Officer JB Masilela

Sector 3 - Constable M Nematenda

Sector 4 - Constable MM Mampholo


(1)(b)(i) Sector 1 - 2019-04-10

Sector 2 - 2019-08-20

Sector 3 - 2019-09-03

Sector 4 - 2019-04-19


(1)(b)(ii) The profile reports were sent to the Edenvale Police Station, Management Information Centre.

(2) Sector managers are required to compile/update sector profiles on a quarterly basis.

Reply to question 700 recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE\

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019-09-27

Reply to question 700 approved

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 08/10/2019

08 October 2019 - NW518

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

(a) What is the total number of detectives in each province and (b) in each case, what is the total number who has undergone (i). formal detective training and (ii) advanced and/or specialized detective training?

Reply:

(a) The total number of detectives, in each province, is reflected in the table below:

Province

Total number of Detectives (Police Act

Personnel, at 31 August 2019)

Western Cape

3 294

Eastern Cape

3 025

Northern Cape

1 072

Free State

1 674

KwaZulu-Natal

4 060

North West

1 336

Mpumalanga

1 629

Limpopo

1 567

Gauteng

7 056

TOTAL:

24 713

(b)(i)(ii) The total number of detectives, in each province, who have undergone formal detective training and advanced and/or specialised detectiVe training, is reflected in the table below:

           
                         
 

TnveetTgatfve Practice

         

1350

         
 

4968

t7g

2718

1092

12s7

           
 

Learning Programme

     

370

 

138

149

305

Z?'3

86

 
   

113

gg

1M

aa

8s

46

09

     
 

Serious and Violent

Crimes

128

72

Z24

107

51

78

     
         

 

54

zs

36

   
 

stock Nett

Investigators course

       

           
 

Vehicle Crime

4nvesfigators Cgurse

2O2

432

318

j$g

 

104

       
 

Commercial Come

t03

73

183

     
 

ramny Violence, sexual

Proi•ction

371

IN

616

4U

240

zso

         
   

874

445

2607

1012

 

530

         
 

SAPS 6 aztd Docket

191

677

143

ZM

 

63

 

22

     
   

1604

4'

H58

4016

1M2

10S

         

Reply to question 518 recommended/Ceded

COI!II

LE (SOEG)

Reply to question 518 approved/oet

GENE H CELE (MP) MINISTER F POLICE

Date: @

GENERAL

TH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

08 October 2019 - NW816

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Hill-Lewis, Mr GG to ask the Minister of Police

Mr G G Hill-Lewis (DA) to ask the Minister of Police:

Reply:

The details of the George Police Station's current Public Order Policing (POP) capability, in terms of (a) manpower, (b) equipment, (c) armoured vehicles and (d) water cannons, are as follows:

(a) 1 t2

(b) Every operational member is issued with crowb management equipment, which includes a bulletproof vest, riot helmet, armadlllo suit, shield, tonfa, pepper spray and handcuffs. There are four barbed wire trailers for crowd management.

(c) Eight

(d) None

 

23 September 2019 - NW699

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Lotriet, Prof A to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What number of police officers at the Edenvale Police Station have failed their firearm competency test as at the latest specified date for which the information is available; (2) what number of police officers at the specified police station currently have a firearm competency certificate that has (a) expired and (b) not yet expired as it is still within the prescribed one year?

Reply:

(1) A total of 10 police officers at the Edenvale Police Station have failed their firearm competency test.

(2)(a) A total of 15 police officers at the Edenvale Police Station currently have a firearm competency certificate that has expired.

(2)(b) A total of eight police officers at the Edenvale Police Station currently have a firearm competency certificate that has not yet expired.

Reply to question 699 recommended


GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE\

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019-10-16

 

Reply to question 699 approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 22/09/2019

23 September 2019 - NW844

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Sarupen, Mr AN to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of cameras are at the Kempton Park Police Station and (b) where is each camera situated; (2) (a) when last was each camera inspected, (b) what was the working condition of each camera and (c) on what date was each faulty camera repaired; (3) (a) when last did the specified police station report any camera that was out of order, (b) when were the reported cameras repaired and (c) for how long has each camera been out of order? NW1964E

Reply:

(1)(a) There are no cameras installed at the Kempton Park Police Station.

(1)(b) Not applicable.

(2)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

(3)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.
 

Reply to question 844 recommended

GENERAL NATIOAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date
: 2019/09/16

23 September 2019 - NW845

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Abrahams, Ms ALA to ask the Minister of Police:

(1) (a) What number of cameras are at the Primrose Police Station and (b) where is each camera situated; (2) (a) when last was each camera inspected, (b) what was the working condition of each camera and (c) on what date was each faulty camera repaired; (3) (a) when last did the specified police station report any camera that was out of order, (b) when were the reported cameras repaired and (c) for how long has each camera been out of order?

Reply:

(1 )(a) There are 23 cameras installed at the Primrose Police Station.

(1)(b) The cameras are installed in the corridors, the holding cells, the outside of the Police Station, the perimeters and the parking areas.

(2)(a) The last inspection was done, in August 2019.

(2)(b) A total of 21 cameras are in working condition and two cameras are out of order.

(2)(c) A quotation, to have the cameras repaired, was requested from the supplier. The quotation is still outstanding.


(3)(a) In August 2019, during the inspection, two cameras were reported to be out of order.

(3)(b) The cameras have not been repaired yet.

3 )( c) The two cameras have been out of order, for two months

Reply to question 845 recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE\

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019-10-16

Reply to question 845 approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 22/09/2019

23 September 2019 - NW848

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Abrahams, Ms ALA to ask the Minister of Police

( 1 ) (a) What number of cameras are at the Tembisa Police Station and (b) where is each camera situated; (2) (a) when last was each camera inspected, (b) what was the working condition of each camera and (c) on what date was each faulty camera repaired; (3) (a) when last did the specified police station report any camera that was out of order, (b) when were the reported cameras repaired and (c) for how long has each camera been out of order? NW1968E

Reply:

( 1 )(a) There are no cameras installed at the Tembisa Police Station.

(1)(b) Not applicable.

(2)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

(3)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.
 

Reply to question 848 recommended

GENERAL NATIOAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/09/16


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 22/09/2019

23 September 2019 - NW847

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Abrahams, Ms ALA to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of cameras are at the Norkem Park Police Station and (b} where is each camera situated; (2) (a) when last was each camera inspected, (b) what was the working condition of each camera and (c) on what date was each faulty camera repaired; (3) (a) when last did the specified police station report any camera that was out of order, (b) when were the reported cameras repaired and (c) for how long has each camera been out of order? NW1967E

Reply:

(1)(a) There are no cameras installed at the Norkem Park Police Station.

(1 )(b) Not applicable.

(2)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

(3}(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.
 

Reply to question 847 recommended

GENERAL NATIOAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/09/16


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 22/09/2019

23 September 2019 - NW649

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Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Minister of Police

Whether the SA Police Service investigated the allegations delivered to them by the SA Revenue Service pertaining to Project Snowman and Project Broken Arrow in 2010 and in 2014; if not, in each case, why not; if so, what are the relevant details of the outcomes in each case? NW1657E

Reply:

The South African Police Service (SAPS), including the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), is not aware of Project Snowman or Project Broken Arrow, purportedly having been delivered by the South African Revenue Service (SARS), in 2010 and in 2014, respectively.


Reply to question 649 recommended/

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE\

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019-10-16

Reply to question 649 approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 22/09/2019

23 September 2019 - NW841

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Lotriet, Prof A to ask the Minister of Police

1. (a) What number of cameras are at the Edenvale Police Station and (b) where is each camera situated; 2. (a) when last was each camera inspected, (b) what was the working condition of each camera and (c) on what date was each faulty camera repaired; 3. (a) when last did the specified police station report any camera that was out of order, (b) when were the reported cameras repaired and (c) for how long has each camera been out of order? NW1961E

Reply:

(1)(a) There are no cameras installed at the Edenvale Police Station.

(1)(b) Not applicable.

(2)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

(3)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

 

Reply to question 841 recommended/

NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/09/16

Reply to question 841 approved

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 22/09/2019

23 September 2019 - NW843

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Sarupen, Mr AN to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of cameras are at the Germiston Police Station and (b) where is each camera situated; (2) (a) when last was each camera inspected, (b) what was the working condition of each camera and (c) on what date was each faulty camera repaired; (3) (a) when last did the specified police station report any camera that was out of order, (b) when were the reported cameras repaired and (c) for how long has each camera been out of order? NW1963E

Reply:

(1 )(a) There are no cameras installed at the Germiston Police Station.

(1)(b) Not applicable.

(2)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

(3)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

 

 

Reply to question 843 recommended

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 22/09/2019

23 September 2019 - NW839

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

1. (a) What number of cameras are at the Bedfordview Police Station and (b) where is each camera situated; 2. (a) when last was each camera inspected, (b) what was the working condition of each camera and (c) on what date was each faulty camera repaired; 3. (a) when last did the specified police station report any camera that was out of order, (b) when were the reported cameras repaired and (c) for how long has each camera been out of order? NW1959E

Reply:

(1)(a) There are no cameras installed at the Bedfordview Police Station.

(1)(b) Not applicable.

(2)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

(3)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

Reply to question 839 recommended/

NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICA POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/09/16

Reply to question 839 approved

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 22/09/2019

23 September 2019 - NW846

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Sarupen, Mr AN to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of cameras are at the Sebenza Police Station and (b) where is each camera situated; (2) (a) when last was each camera inspected, (b) what was the working condition of each camera and (c) on what date was each faulty camera repaired; (3) (a) when last did the specified police station report any camera that was out of order, (b) when were the reported cameras repaired and (c) for how long has each camera been out of order?

Reply:

(1 )(a) There are no cameras installed at the Sebenza Police Station.
(1)(b) Not applicable.
(2)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

(3)(a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

 

Reply to question 846 recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE\

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019-10-16

Reply to question 846 approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 22/09/2019

23 September 2019 - NW697

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What number of vehicles does the Edenvale Police Station have currently; (2) what number of the specified vehicles have had the mandatory four inspections per week during the first six months of 2019?

Reply:

(1) The Edenvale Police Station, currently has a total of 34 vehicles.

(2) All the vehicles that are available at the station, are inspected weekly, except for those that are booked in at the garage for repairs or other reasons.

Reply to question 697 recommended
 

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE\

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019-10-16

Reply to question 697 approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 22/09/2019

23 September 2019 - NW691

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Lotriet, Prof A to ask the Minister of Police

Whether any application was received requesting the Edenvale Police Station to be upgraded to a Brigadier station; if so, (a) on what date was it received, (b) who made the submission and (c) what was the outcome of the submission?

Reply:

Yes, applications for the upgrading of the Edenvale Police Station to a Brigadier station, were received.

A0 On 2017-09-05 and 2018-08-30.

(b) The Station Commander of Edenvale and the Cluster Commander of Ekurhuleni North.

(c ) In response to the application, regarding the upgrading of Edenvale, all key environmental data and other related information were analysed on the planning mechanism (station profile), in order to determine an accurate resource requirement at local level. The results of the analysis were captured and utilised for the 2018/2019 Theoretical Human Resource Requirement (THRR) of police stations. The Edenvale Police Station did not qualify to be upgraded, in terms of the published results. The THRR is revised on an annual basis. In line with the annual THRR process, the 2019/2020 results were published, in April 2019. The Edenvale Police Station did not qualify to be upgraded to a Brigadier station, in terms of the published results.

 

Reply to question 691 recommended/

NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
DATE: 2019/ 09/16

Reply to question 691 approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 22/09/2019

03 September 2019 - NW420

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Schreiber, Dr LA to ask the Minister of Police

(a} What amount has his department spent on providing Presidential Protection Services (PPS) to each (i) former President and (ii) any other person who qualifies for PPS since 1 January 2014 and (b) who currently qualifies for PPS?

Reply:

(a)(i)(ii) The amount which is spent on protection duties is based on travelling, accommodation and subsistence allowance for members, who provide an operational support to the clients of the Presidential Protection Service (PPS).

The detailed amount cannot be disclosed, as it may pose a security risk. It should be kept in mind that the period in question included two national elections, one municipal election and numerous trips abroad, in support of the clients of the PPS.

The amount was used for operational duties by PPS members, allocated to protect the President, the Deputy President, all former Presidents, former Deputy Presidents, their respective spouses and all foreign visiting heads of states, as part of the protection package, as per the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The protection package consists of PPS members with different protection tasks and functions, based on the risk category, which is determined by the risk profile of the Very Important Person (VIP) and varies, in terms of the risks and threats involved.

The information is, however, included in the broader budget allocation of the Protection and Security Services Programme, Programme 5, which is reflected in the South African Police Service (SAPS) Annual Performance Plan (APP).

(b} The President, the Deputy President, all former Presidents, former Deputy Presidents, their respective spouses and all foreign visiting heads of states, qualify, as part of the protection package, as per the SO P's.

Reply for question 420 recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SREVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/08/28

Reply for question 420 approved/not approved

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF PLOCE
Date: 03/09/2019

28 August 2019 - NW330

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Lotriet, Prof A to ask the Minister of Police

What number of licenced firearms are there in the Republic for every 100 persons?

Reply:

The total number of licensed firearms, on 31 July 2019, was 2 582 656.

The population estimate, published by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), for June 2019. Is. 58 775022. ·

There is a total of 4,39 licensed firearms, per 100 population, In the Republic of South Africa.


Reply for question 330 recommended
GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/08/23

Reply for question 330 approved

GENERAL BH CELE
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 26/08/2019
 

16 August 2019 - NW367

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Phillips, Ms C to ask the Minister of Police

What (a) number of official international trips is (i) he and (ii) his deputy planning to undertake in the 2019-22 medium term expenditure framework, (b) will the (i) destination, (ii) date, (iii) purpose and (iv) number of persons who will travel with the delegation be and ( c) is the detailed breakdown of the expected cost of (i) flights, (ii) accommodation and (iii) any other expenses in each case?

Reply:

(a) (i)(ii) (b )(i)(ii)(iii)(iv) ( c )(i)(ii)(iii)

There are no planned official international trips by Minister and his Deputy to undertake in the 2019-22 medium term expenditure framework.



Reply to question 367 recommended I not recommended

GENERAL

NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)

Date:

Reply to question 367 approved

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date
: 2019-08-15

14 August 2019 - NW180

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Julius, Mr J to ask the Minister of Police

On what date will (a) additional vehicles be supplied at the Booysens Police Station in Johannesburg, (b) the current vacancies be filled and (c) additional bullet-proof vests be provided? NW1138E

Reply:

(a) One vehicle will be supplied to the Booysens Police Station, by 30 July 2019.

(b) The Booysens Police Station is overstaffed, by 16 personnel. The staff establishment, is 263 and the current personnel strength, is 279.

(c) No application for additional bullet-proof vests was received from the Booysens Police Station, in 2018/2019. All the SAP-members are in possession of serviceable bullet-proof vests. In addition, there is a surplus stock of 1 O serviceable bullet-proof vests, which are kept in the store room.
Currently, the Booysens Police Station does not have any shortages of bulletproof vests.
 

Reply to question 180 recommended
LIEUTENANT GENERAL

NATIONAL COMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/08/01

Reply to question 180 approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 13/08/2019

14 August 2019 - NW439

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

What are the full relevant details of the costs related to the deployment of the SA Police Service gang unit to Cape Town since it was deployed?

Reply:

The total amount of R23 871 051,60 has been spent since the deployment of the South African Police Service (SAPS) Gang Unit, Cape Town and the details are as follows:
 

Expenditure item

Amount

Overtime Remuneration

R199 976,00

Goods and Services

R4 876 156,00

Vehicle Licences

R27 516,00

Payment for Capital Assets

R18 767 403,60

Total

R23 871 051,60

Reply to question 439 recommended/not recommended

GENERAL

NATIAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)

Date: 2019/08/07

Reply to question 439 approved

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF PLOCE
Date: 13/08/2019

14 August 2019 - NW431

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Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Minister of Police

Whether (a) foot patrols and (b) vehicle patrols are still approaches used by the SA Police Service to prevent crime in residential and other areas; if not, why not; if so, (i) to what extent are office-bound police officers utilised to render this important service and (ii) what number of hours per month are office-bound officers expected to be involved in active crime prevention actions?

Reply:

(a) Yes, foot patrols are still being used by the South African Police Service (SAPS), to prevent crime in areas such as shopping malls, complexes, railway stations, beaches, parks and holiday resorts, as determined by the crime threat and pattern analysis.

(b) Yes, vehicle patrols are still being used by the SAPS, to prevent crime in areas identified as high crime hotspots, as determined by the crime threat and pattern analysis, including sectors in police station precincts.

(i) Office-bound 'police officers are utilised to conduct crime prevention operations, to increase the number of personnel, during weekly, monthly and targeted disruptive operations, as determined by the crime threat and pattern analysis and as, per the initiative of station commanders.

(ii) In view of the above, there are no stipulated hours for office-bound police officers to conduct crime prevention duties.
 

Reply to question 431 recommended/not recommended

GENERAL

NATIONAL COMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/08/07

Reply to question 431 approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 13/08/2019

14 August 2019 - NW328

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Clarke, Ms M to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What was the outcome of the arrest of an undocumented Nigerian male with the assistance of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department on 2 July 2019 for being in possession of a large quantity of illegal drugs, given that the suspect was an undocumented person; (2) on what grounds was the suspect released from police custody on 3 July 2019; (3) whether the Bedfordview Police Station followed all necessary processes in the processing of CAS 07/07/2019; if so, what are the relevant details; (4) whether he has found that any police officer stationed at the specified police station was involved in the alleged irregular early release of the suspect; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what (a) are the relevant details and (b) steps will be taken in this regard? NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WRITTEN REPLY QUESTION 328 DATE OF PUBLICATION IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: 19 JULY 2019 (INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 6-2019! 328. Mrs M O Clarke (DA) to ask the Minister of Police:(1) What was the outcome of the arrest of an undocumented Nigerian male with the assistance of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department on 2 July 2019 for being in possession of a large quantity of illegal drugs, given that the suspect was an undocumented person;(2) on what grounds was the suspect released from police custody on 3 July 2019;(3) whether the Bedfordview Police Station followed all necessary processes in the processing of CAS 07/07/2019; if so, what are the relevant details;(4) whether he has found that any police officer stationed at the specified police station was involved in the alleged irregular early release of the suspect; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what (a) are the relevant details and (b) steps will be taken in this regard?NW1295EREPLY:( 1) The suspect was detained at the Bedfordview Police Station for investigation. (2) The suspect was released on bail. (3) No, the necessary processes were not followed. The suspect's address was never verified and it was found that his passport had expired, in 2016. (4)(a) Yes, a Sergeant at the police station. (4)(b) A departmental investigation into the matter was initiated, as per DR 25/07/2019 and a criminal case of defeating the ends of justice was opened, as per Bedfordview, CAS 27/07/2019.Reply to question 328 recommendedLIEUTENANT GENERAL NATIONAL COMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE KJ SITOLE (SOEG)Date: 2019/08/01Reply to question 328 approved GENERAL BH CELE (MP)MINISTER OF POLICEDate: 13/08/2019

Reply:

( 1) The suspect was detained at the Bedfordview Police Station for investigation.


(2) The suspect was released on bail.


(3) No, the necessary processes were not followed. The suspect's address was never verified and it was found that his passport had expired, in 2016.


(4)(a) Yes, a Sergeant at the police station.

(4)(b) A departmental investigation into the matter was initiated, as per DR 25/07/2019 and a criminal case of defeating the ends of justice was opened, as per Bedfordview, CAS 27/07/2019.


Reply to question 328 recommended

LIEUTENANT GENERAL

NATIONAL COMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/08/01

Reply to question 328 approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 13/08/2019

14 August 2019 - NW184

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

(1) With regard to each police station within the boundaries of the City of Ekurhuleni, (a) what number of SA Police Service (SAPS) vehicles from each police station are currently in workshops for repair, (b) for what period has each specified vehicle been at each workshop and (c) what are the reasons that each vehicle is at the workshop; (2) what has he found to be the reason for the delay when vehicles remain longer than two weeks at the workshop; (3) (a) what number of (i) contractors are currently approved as SAPS workshops and (ii) contracts still need to be renewed and (b) by what date will the renewal of the contracts be finalised; (4) how long has he found does it take to replace a battery or windscreen before the vehicle is put back onto active duty? NW1142E

Reply:


(1)(a)(b) and (c)

No

Names of Police Stations

(a)
Number of Vehicles in Workshop

(b)
Number of Days in Workshop

(c)

Reason

1

Alberton

13

3 to 145 days

Mechanical repairs

2

Benoni

21

2 to 195 days

Mechanical repairs and panel beating

3

Boksburg North

9

2 to 127 days

Mechanical repairs

4

Boksburg

6

40 to 181 days

Mechanical repairs and panel beating

5

Brakpan

9

40 to 123 days

Mechanical repairs and panel beating

6

Crystal Park

4

4 to 35 days

Mechanical repairs and panel beating

7

Daveyton

6

23 to 80 days

Mechanical repairs and panel beating_

8

Dawn Park

6

5 to 107 days

Mechanical repairs

9

Etwatwa

15

2 to 161 days

Mechanical repairs


Find here: (1)(a)(b) and (c) continues

 

14 August 2019 - NW382

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

What was the total budget allocation to (a) the provincial departments of safety and security and (b) support Community Police Fora and Neighbourhood Watch programmes in each province in the (i) 2014-15, (ii) 2015-16, (iii) 2016-17, (iv) 2017-18, (v) 2018-19 and (vi) 2019-20 financial years?

Reply:

(a}(b)(i) to (vi)

The provincial departments responsible for safety and security are funded from the Division of Revenue Act, which directs funding to Provincial Governments. The SAPS is, therefore, not in a position to provide this information.
 

Reply to question 382 recommended/not recommended
GENERAL

NATIONAL COMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/08/07

Reply to question 382 approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 13/08/2019

14 August 2019 - NW333

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Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Maj Gen O S Terblanche (DA) to ask the Minister of Police

(a) What number of police stations are maintained at train stations, (b) at which train stations are the specified police stations situated and ( c) what number of officers are stationed at each police station?

Reply:

(a) The Rapid Rail Police is a unit and therefore, no police stations are maintained within the Rapid Rail Police environment.

(b) None.

(c) None, Rapid Rail Police is a unit and therefore, no police stations are maintained within the Rapid Rail Police environment.
 

Reply for question 333 recommended/not recommended

LIEUTENANT GENERAL

NATIONAL COMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/08/07

Reply to question 333 approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 13/08/2019

14 August 2019 - NW263

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

Whether he has a specific plan in place to deploy police officers in schools to provide the necessary assistance to learners and teachers, given the recent scourge of violence and killings at schools?

Reply:

The South African Police Service (SAPS) does not have a plan to deploy static police officers at schools. However, the SAPS does have School Safety Officers, who are linked to schools.

The SAPS reacts to incidents, reported at schools and conducts operations in response to information received about schools. As part of the daily functions of the SAPS, frontline members conduct daily patrols at schools.

Annually, the SAPS, in collaboration with the Department of Basic Education, identifies problematic schools for the implementation of the School Safety Programme. The SAPS also conducts maintenance programmes at the schools where the School Safety Programme was previously implemented.
 

Reply to question 263 recommended/not recommended

LIEUTENANT GENERAL

NATIONAL COMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/08/01

Reply to question 263 approved

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 13/08/2019

14 August 2019 - NW335

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Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Minister of Police

What (a) number of closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras (i) are installed and (ii) are not in working order at each train station in each province and {b) are the reasons in respect of those cameras that are not working?

Reply:

(a)(i){ii) and (b)

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has not installed any closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras at train stations. The Minister of Transport will be in a better position to respond to this question.
 

Reply to question 335 recommended
LIEUTENANT GENERAL

NATIONAL COMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/08/01

Reply to question 335 approved

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 13/08/2019

14 August 2019 - NW219

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of (i) rural and (ii) rural-urban police stations are there in each province and (b) what are their names and locations; (2) what is the (a) ratio of police officer to population for each of these rural and rural-urban precincts and (b) geographical size of each of the specified precincts; (3) what number of (a) vehicles (i) are there at each station and (ii) are undergoing maintenance at each station and (b) mounted units are there at each station?

Reply:

There are currently a total of 1 151 police stations nationally, of which (i) 436 are rural and (ii) 454 are rural-urban (mix).

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

The names and location of the rural and rural-urban police stations, as well as the geographical size, are attached as Annexure A.

(2)(a) Ratio: Police-Population:

• The National ratio of police officers to population, is 1 :375 (Source: SAPS Annual Report - 2018/2019)

• This norm is applied across the provinces and relative to the functions performed by police stations.

• The breakdown of the ratio of police officers to population, at police stations in each province, is currently being addressed and finalised through a study, taking into consideration the specialised units, geographically placed as force multipliers.

(3)(a)(i) and (ii)
The vehicles that were at each police station and those that were undergoing maintenance at each police station, as at 16 July 2019, are reflected in the tables below:

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14 August 2019 - NW297

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

(a) What number of (i) SA Police Service (SAPS) reservists are there in each province for each cluster and (ii) applications to become an SAPS reservist were received in the past five financial years, (b) how long does it take, on average, from the time that an application to become a police reservist is received until an applicant becomes a reservist and (c) what (i) practical steps is the SAPS taking to boost dwindling reservist numbers and (ii) number of SAPS reservists are currently in training in each province?

Reply:

(a)(i) On 30 June 2019, the number of reservists in each province, per cluster in the South African Police Service (SAPS), was as follows:

Beaufort West Cluster 18

Tygerberg Cluster 51

Cape Town Cluster 57

Da Gamaskop Cluster 57

Blue Downs Cluster 46

Eden Cluster 52

Overberg Cluster 51

Khayelitsha Cluster 72

Milnerton Cluster 44

Mitchells Plain Cluster 96

Nyanga Cluster 65

Winelands Cluster 36

Vredenburg Cluster 32

Vredendal Cluster 25

Worcester Cluster 101

Wynberg Cluster 64

Eastern Cape Clusters Total: 981

Alice Cluster 35

Aliwal North Cluster 63

Butteiworth Cluster 41

Cofimvaba Cluster 6

Cradock Cluster 20

East London Cluster 40

Elliot Cluster 5

Graaff-Reinet Cluster 27

Grahamstown Cluster 16

Humansdorp Cluster 34

King Williams Town 76

Mdantsane Cluster 92

Motheiwell Cluster 69

Mount Ayliff Cluster 74

Mount Fletcher Cluster 34

Mount Road Cluster 59

Mthatha Cluster 95

Port Alfred Cluster 8

Port St Johns Cluster 12

Queenstown Cluster 44

Uitenhage Cluster 131

Northern Cape Clusters Total: 577

Pixley Ka Seme Cluster 174

Frances Baard Cluster 132

John Taolo Gaetsewe 78

Namakwa Cluster 79

Zf Mgcawu Cluster 114


Free State Clusters Total: 530

Bethlehem Cluster 47

Ficksburg Cluster 25

Kroonstad Cluster 13

Mangaung Cluster 63

Park Road Cluster 14

Phuthaditjhaba Cluster 52

Zamdela Cluster 57

Selosesha Cluster 111

Smithfield Cluster 46

Thabong Cluster 38

Trompsburg Cluster 24

Welkom Cluster 40


KwaZulu-Natal Clusters Total: 831

Ethekwini Inner South Cluster 89

Umzinyathi Cluster 11

Ethekwini Central 33

King Cetshwayo Cluster 48

Umgungundlovo North 29

Ethekwini Inner North 85

Harry Gwala Cluster 48

llembe Cluster 43

Umkhanyakude Cluster 32

Uthukela Cluster 23

Amajuba Cluster 55

Ethekwini Outer North 51

Umgungundlovo South 55

Ethekwini Inner - Outer 47

Ugu Cluster 88

Zululand Cluster 60

Ethekwini Outer South 34


North West Clusters Total: 749

Brits Cluster Commander 129

Klerksdorp Cluster 168

Mahikeng Cluster 145

Pudimoe Cluster 91
Rustenburg Cluster 60

Vryburg Cluster 73

Zeerust Cluster 83


Mpumalanga Clusters Total: 976

Acornhoek Cluster 220

Ermelo Cluster 127

Pienaar Cluster 97

Kwamhlanga Cluster 83

Lydenburg Cluster 1

Middelburg Cluster 69

Piet Retief Cluster 36

Secunda Cluster 79

Standerton Cluster 80

Tonga Cluster 102

Witbank Cluster 82


Limpopo Clusters Total: 1179

Bela Bela Cluster 22

Groblersdal Cluster 73

Lebowakgomo Cluster 316

Lephalale Cluster 31

Giyani Cluster 128

Mahwelereng Cluster 57

Makhado Cluster 92

Modimolle Cluster 20

Polokwane Cluster 2

Seshego Cluster 62

Thohoyandou Cluster 192

Tzaneen Cluster 71

Burgersfort Cluster 57

Mankweng Cluster Commander 56


Gauteng Clusters Total: 2278

Johannesburg North Cluster 113

Ekurhuleni Central 132

Tshwane North Cluster 214

Johannesburg East Cluster 99

Johannesburg West Cluster 141

Johannesburg Central Cluster 126

Ekurhuleni West Cluster 158

West Rand Cluster 151

Tshwane East Cluster 77

Soweto West Cluster, 231

Soweto East Cluster 126

Tshwane West Cluster 166

Sedibeng Cluster 231

Ekurhuleni East Cluster 89

Tshwane Central Cluster 72

Ekurhuleni North Cluster 152


(a)(ii) Since the lifting of the moratorium on the recruitment and selection of reservists, in 2016, the recruitment of reservists is a continuous process and up to date, a total of 11 293 applications have been received.

(b) It takes an average of 30 months, from the time that an application is received, until a person is appointed as a reservist. The recruitment and selection process takes an average of six months and the training takes an average of 24 months.

(c)(i) The SAPS lifted the 2009 moratorium on the recruitment of reservists and since 2016, the recruitment and selection of reservists is an ongoing process in order to ensure that the numbers of reservists are continuously increased.

The SAPS has also relaxed some of the appointment requirements, in terms of National Instruction, 3 of 2014, to ensure that the scope is widened to attract a larger pool of candidates. The recruitment drive, for the 2019/2020 financial year, will be announced shortly.

( c )(ii) The number of SAPS reservists, who are currently in training in each province, is as follows:

Eastern Cape 199

Free State 164

Gauteng 370

KwaZulu-Natal 427

Limpopo 234

Mpumalanga 158

North West 109

Northern Cape 74

Western Cape 123

Total: 1 858
 

Reply to question 297 recommended

GENERAL

NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE, SOEG
Date: 2019-08-07


Reply to question 297 approved/not approved
 

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 2019-08-13

14 August 2019 - NW243

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Lotriet, Prof A to ask the Minister of Police

(1) With reference to his reply to question 3778 on 15 January 2019, what (a) is the name of the officer commonly called Gold Tooth, (b) where is he currently stationed and (c) what promotions has the specified officer received since the Carte Blanche expose; (2) what (a) specific action was taken against Constable Mapatlare and (b) is Constable Mapatlare's responsibilities at the Ekurhuleni North Cluster offices?

Reply:

(1)(a) The name of the police officer, who is commonly referred to as Gold Tooth, is Constable OM Mapatlare.

(1)(b) He is currently stationed at the Ekurhuleni North Cluster.

(1)(c) He was not promoted, since the Carte Blanche expose.

(2)(a) A departmental case was opened against Constable Mapatlare and was withdrawn, due to the fact that the complainant had immigrated to the United Kingdom.

(2)(b) Constable Mapatlare is working at the Operational Command Centre, performing crime prevention duties.

Reply to question 243 recommended

LIEUTENANT GENERAL

NATIONAL COMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019/08/01

Reply to question 243 approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 13/08/2019

08 August 2019 - NW102

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether, with reference to his reply to question 1408 on 18 June 2018 wherein he requested three weeks' extension to ensure that the information that is provided is factually correct, he is now in a position to indicate what (a) number of firearms and (b) amount of state-owned ammunition in each province and office of the SA Police Service (SAPS) were respectively reported as stolen or as missing in each specified year (details furnished);(2) what number of such (a) stolen and missing firearms are linked to crimes, (b) firearms and what amount of ammunition has been recovered and (c) persons were successfully prosecuted regarding the theft of state-owned firearms and ammunition;(3) whether any SAPS officials were prosecuted for negligence or theft; if not, why not; if so, what number has been prosecuted for negligence and for theft;(4) what measures has his department put in place to combat theft and loss of state-owned firearms and ammunition;(5) whether he will make a statement on the matter? (2) what number of such (a) stolen and missing firearms are linked to crimes, (b) firearms and what amount of ammunition has been recovered and (c) persons were successfully prosecuted regarding the theft of state-owned firearms and ammunition; (3) whether any SAPS officials were prosecuted for negligence or theft; if not, why not; if so, what number has been prosecuted for negligence and for theft; (4) what measures has his department put in place to combat theft and loss of state-owned firearms and ammunition; (5) whether he will make a statement on the matter?

Reply:

(1 )(a) The information, regarding the number of firearms, which have been reported as losses from the South African Police Service (SAPS), is reflected in the table below:
 

Province

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

Head Office

87

86

94

138

95

65

Eastern Cape

134

150

134

148

112

49

Free State

38

22

38

36

32

19

Gauteng

165

140

185

123

145

101

KwaZulu-Natal

167

165

180

164

193

142

Limpopo

45

49

37

36

54

28

Mpumalanga

40

45

36

33

46

38


Find here: (1)(b) The information, regarding the number of rounds of ammunition, which have been reported as losses from the SAPS, is reflected in the table below:

08 August 2019 - NW430

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Terblanche, Mr OS 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 0) laptops at each Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences unit at each police station in each province?

Reply:

The information that is required is not readily available and the requested information must be sourced and verified before submission. A request is hereby made for an extension of two weeks, in order for this office to submit a response of quality and that is correct.

 

LIEUTENANT GENERAL DIVISIONAL COMMISSIONER: DETECTIVE SERVICE
TC MOSIKILI
Date: 2019-07-29
Reply to question 430 recommended

LIEUTENANT GENERAL

ACTING DEPUTY NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: CRIME DETECTION
SC MFAZI
Date: 2019-08-05

FOR WRITTEN REPLY

QUESTION 430

DATE OF PUBLICATION IN INTERNAL QUESTIQN PAPER: 26 JULY 2019

{INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 7·20191

Reply to question 430 recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SREVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019-08-05

Reply to question 430 approved

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 2019-08-06

08 August 2019 - NW384

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

What is the current average (a) case load, (b) period of employment and (c) leave days taken in the past five financial years by (i) each detective, {Ii) at each police station, (ii) in each cluster and (iv) in each province? NW1356E

Reply:

The Information that is required Is not readily available. The requested Information must be sourced and verified before it can be submitted. A request is hereby made for an extension of six weeks, in order for this office to provide a reply that is correct and of quality.

LIEUTENANT GENERAL DIVISIONAL COMMISSIONER: DETECTIVE SERVICE
TC MODIKILI
Date: 2019/07/29

Reply to question 384 recommended

LIEUTENANT GENERAL

ACTING DEPUTY NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: CRIME DETECTION
SC MFAZI
Date: 2019/08/05

Reply to question 384 recommended

GENERAL

NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)

Date: 2019/08/05

Reply to question 384 approved I not approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 2019/08/06

08 August 2019 - NW171

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Lorimer, Mr JR to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What (a) total number of police officers does the Resources Allocation Guide (RAG) at the Parkview Police Station in Johannesburg provide for and (b) number of the specified positions are currently unfilled;” (2) what (a) total number of vehicles does the RAG at the specified police station provide for and (b) number of (i) operational and (ii) non-operational vehicles is at the police station; (3) what( a) total number of detectives does the RAG at the police station provide for and (b) number of the specified posts are vacant; (4) what are the relevant details of the (a) circumstances surrounding the crash of a vehicle assigned to the police station while on route to Durban and (b) official duties that took the vehicle on the road? NW1129E

Reply:

(1)(a) The staff establishment for the Parkview Police Station, is 114 and the actual personnel strength, is 117.

( 1 )(b) Not applicable.

(2)( a)(b )(i)(ii)
 

(a)
Number of vehicles

(b)(I)
Operational

(b)(ii)
Non-operational

30

26

Three vehicles are in for repairs.
One vehicle has been recommended for boarding.


(3)(a) The staff establishment for the Detective Service, at the Parkview Police Station, is 24 and the actual personnel strength, is 25.

(3)(b) Not applicable.

4)(a) Two state vehicles were following each other, descending a hill on a winding road. The driver of the vehicle in the rear, lost control of the vehicle and collided with the one in front. One South African Police Service (SAPS) member lost his life, as a result of the collision.

( 4 )(b) The vehicles were used to attend the official funeral of the late Constable Shange.

Reply to question 171 recommended

GENERAL

NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)

Date: 2019/07/26

Reply to question 171 approved I not approved


GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 2019/08/06

08 August 2019 - NW217

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What is the current status of GAS 333/06/2012 opened at the Umbilo Police Station; (2) has any investigation into the case been conducted; if not, what are the reasons for the delay in concluding the investigation; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) whether (a) an inquest has been initiated into the case and (b) the family of the deceased has to be informed; (4) (a) what is the current status of the toxicology report for TX1407/12,TX 1408/12,TX1409/12, (b) what are the reasons for the delay and (c) by what date will the report be available?

Reply:

(1)(a)(2)(3)(a)(b) and (4)(a)(b)(c)

The requested information is not readily available. It needs to be obtained from the province and verified. A request is made for an extension of two weeks, in order to provide a verified and accurate response.
 

Reply to question 217 recommended/not recommended

GENERAL

NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE

KJ SITOLE (SOEG)

Date: 2019-07-26
 

Reply to question 217 approved




GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 2019-08-06

08 August 2019 - NW116

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What is the current status of case number CAS 1042/07 /16 opened in Sandton; (2) Have the relevant persons provided feedback to the complainant; if not why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) Whether the SA Police Service has made contact with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA); if not, why not; if so, what was the response of the HPCSA?

Reply:

(1) The original case docket was sent to the Inquest Court. The case docket was received back from the Inquest Court, with enquiries. As soon as the enquiries have been attended to, the case docket will be returned to the Inquest Court.

(2) Yes, feedback was provided to the complainant, on 5 July 2019.

(3) Yes, a copy of the report is attached.
 

Reply to question 116 recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SREVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date
: 2019-07-26

Reply to question 116 approved 
GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 2019-08-06

08 August 2019 - NW181

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Julius, Mr J to ask the Minister of Police

On what date will (a) additional vehicles be supplied to the Moffatview Police Station in Johannesburg, (b) the current vacancies be filled, (c) additional bullet-proof vests be provided and (d) additional buildings be provided for the proper functioning of the specified police station?

Reply:

(a) One vehicle will be supplied to the Moffatview Police Station, by 30 July 2019.

(b) The approved staff establishment for the Moffatview Police Station, is 160.The current personnel strength, is 154. There is currently a shortage of six personnel members. A total of 12 newly enlisted constables were allocated to the Moffatview Police Station, in 2018/2019 and no further vacant posts will be filled, in the 2019/2020 financial year.

(c) In 2018/2019 and the first quarter of 2019/2020, 1 April2018 to 30 June 2019, no application for additional bullet-proof vests was received from the Moffatview Police Station.

(d) In 2018/2019, a total of five park homes were delivered to the Moffatview Police Station. No further accommodation shortages were reported after the park homes were provided to the police station.


Reply to question 181 recommended
GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SREVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date
: 2019-07-26

Reply to question 181 approved
GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date
: 2019-08-06

08 August 2019 - NW264

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van der Merwe, Ms LL to ask the Minister of Police

What is the status of the investigation by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation into the increase in the number of cases of alleged fraud and corruption that were reported by pensioners and recipients of the SA Social Security Agency grants over the past 12 months?

Reply:

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) is investigating a criminal case of fraud1 in the Free State and the case docket reference number is Heilbron, CAS 4/04/2019. On 1 April 2019, the complainant received a short message service (sms), indicating that money had been deducted from her South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) pension card. It is alleged that approximately 60 beneficiaries were defrauded through the same modus operandi. A total of 20 beneficiaries were traced and their statements have been obtained. Approximately 40 beneficiaries are still being traced. Criminal cases will be registered when the complainants have been identified. The investigation is continuing.

Reply to question 264 recommended/not recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SREVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019-08-01

Reply to question 264 approved

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 2019-08-06

08 August 2019 - NW400

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Abrahams, Ms ALA to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What is the current status of CAS 7211212015 opened at the Bolobedu Police Station; (2) has any Investigation into the case been conducted; If not, (a) why not and (b) by whose order; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

(1) Bolobedu CAS 7211212015 was withdrawn in court.

(2) Yes, Investigations Into the case has been conducted by the Detective on standby the same day the case was reported. The complainant and the accused were in court for the first appearance. The complainant agreed to withdraw the case in the presence of the Public Prosecutor.
(a) Not applicable

(b) Not applicable

 

LIEUTENANT GENERAL DIVISIONAL COMMISSIONER: DETECTIVE SERVICE
TC MOSIKILI
Date
: 2019-07-31

Reply to question 400 recommended

LIEUTENANT GENERAL

ACTING DEPUTY NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: CRIME DETECTION
SC MFAZI
Date: 2019-08-01

Reply to question 400 recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SREVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019-08-01

Reply to question 400 approved

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE
Date: 2019-08-06

08 August 2019 - NW218

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

(a) What is the total number of SA Police Service (SAPS) bullet-proof vests that are currently in circulation in (i) each province and (ii) each precinct and (b) on what date was each order procured; (2) whether all bullet-proof vests are recorded in the SAPS asset register; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) (a) what is the lifespan of each bullet-proof vest and (b) what number of bullet- proof vests have been disposed of since 2009; (4) whether his department has a procurement plan for the renewal of bullet-proof vests?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i) The total number of bullet resistant vests, in each province, is as follows:

Province

Total

Head Office

34 916

Eastern Cape

19 028

Free State

13 304

Gauteng

37 093

KwaZulu-Natal

25 181

Limpopo

11 616

Mpumalanga

10 844

North West

11 514

Northern Cape

7 224

Western Cape

26 707

Body Armour Store

18 741

Total

216 168

   

(1)(a)(ii) The total number of bullet resistant vests, in each cluster, is attached as per Annexure A.

(1)(b) The information, per police station, order form and the date on which each bullet resistant vest was procured, is attached as per Annexure B. (Annexure B is attached in the electronic format, due to the size of the document, which consists of more than 3 000 pages)

Bullet resistant vests were only captured as a serialised item, since 2010. Prior to 2010, bullet resistant vests were captured as non- serialised and placed on, either the room inventory or on a members personal equipment sheet (SAPS 108). The SAPS also procured parts for bullet resistant vests parts and assembled them, which were then accounted for, as complete bullet resistant vests. Therefore, the system will not indicate order numbers for the above exceptions.

(2) All bullet resistant vests are captured in the SAPS asset register and the information is reflected in Annexure B.

(3)(a) In accordance with the Supply Chain Management (SCM) guidelines, the life span or useful life of a bullet resistant vest, is determined by the type of operational functions that are performed by the user and not a time frame. Therefore, the lifespan may vary from one day to more than 10 years, depending on the utilisation and treatment, thereof. This is supported by annual physical inspections and conditional assessments.

(3)(b) Since 2009, the SAPS has disposed of the following quantities:

 

Disposals

Pending Disposals

57 212

36 624

(4) Yes, the SAPS is currently doing market research and undertaking a process of evaluation, research and development of new generation bullet resistant vests.

 

Response to question 218 recommended

NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2019-07-26

Response to question 218 approved


 

GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER POLICE
Date: 2019-07-26