Western Cape Police Ombudsman | improve relations between the police and the communities

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The Western Cape Police Ombudsman seeks to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the police services and to improve relations between the police and the communities by investigating complaints of police inefficiency and / or a breakdown of relations between the police and any community.

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Our Vision
A Western Cape society where there is mutual respect and trust between the people and the police.  

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Our Mission
We investigate and seek to resolve complaints against police inefficiencies and / or a breakdown in relations between the police and any community. We do this impartially and independently.

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Our Values
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Accountability
  • Fairness
  • Quality
  • Dedication
  • Partnerships
  • Empathy

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