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The function of the Directorate: Community Police Relations (CPR) will shift to assist local governments to realise the outcome of promoting a safe and healthy environment by supporting safety partners through local government structures. It is also envisaged that this will form part of departmental support and collaboration with Community Safety Forums (CSFs). Further to this, the directorate’s support to district municipalities will include the assessment of progress made against the implementation of the district safety plans on a regular basis.

This Directorate is mandated to:

  • monitor police conduct;
  • assess the effectiveness of visible policing; and
  • to oversee the effectiveness and efficiency of the police service.


The objective is to contribute towards the Promotion of Professional Policing (PPP) through effective oversight in the Province.

The Directorate performs the following functions: