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Minister Plato to host Garden Route PNP Public Meetings

26 November 2014

Today and tomorrow, 26 - 27 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation processes for the various police clusters in and around Mossel Bay and Knysna.

During these meetings, communities have the opportunity to identify, discuss and confirm the specific needs and priorities facing their communities and engage the Minister of Community Safety, Community Policing Forum (CPF) and Cluster CPF Chairpersons, their respective Neighbourhood Watch structures, and South African Police Services (SAPS) station commanders.

It is important that all communities use the consultation process as an opportunity to have their say on their safety concerns. Through the PNP, the Western Cape Government is committed to working Better Together to increase the safety of all our communities.

There will be an opportunity for photographs and interviews. Please contact to coordinate and arrange possibility of studio interviews or one-on-one interviews.

This week’s meetings will be the 22nd and 23rd public engagement as part of the Department of Community Safety’s five month consultation process across the province which aims to gather information from communities on their specific policing needs and priorities. The inputs from all 25 meetings to be held in the province will be included in the PNP report to be submitted to the National Minister of Police for his consideration when determining where different policing resources are needed.

Note: All media are invited to attend.

Details:          Da Gamaskop Police Cluster PNP in Groot Brakrivier

Da Gamaskop, Albertina, Groot Brakrivier, Heidelberg, Kwanonqaba, Mossel Bay, Riversdale, Still Bay

Date:              Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Time:               18:00

Venue:           Groot Brakrivier Community Centre, Marigold Street, Groot Brakrivier

Details:          George Police Cluster PNP in Knysna

George, Conville, Knysna, Kwanokutula, Pacaltsdorp, Plettenberg Bay Thembalethu, Uniondale

Date:              Thursday, 27 November 2014

Time:               18:00

Venue:           Hornlee Civic Centre, Sunridge Street, Hornlee, Knysna

Media Enquiries: 

Ewald Botha
Spokesperson for Minister Plato
Cell: 079 694 1113