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Security Risk Management: Overview

Department of Community Safety
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Tel: 086 142 142
Fax: 021 483 7216

Chief Directorate: Security Risk Management

The Department plays a vital role in exploring how best the WCG is able to align its resources, facilities and staff to increase safety, both within and around WCG infrastructure and facilities.  The Department remains responsible for championing the Transversal Security Risk Management Strategy (Strategy) as adopted by Cabinet in 2013.

Security Advisory Services

The Directorate Security Advisory Services advises Western Cape Government departments with regards to safety and security governance. WCG departments are further supported with the conducting of Safety and Security Risk Assessments. These Assessments assists WCG departments to manage safety and security risks appropriately as the risk factors that may affect the ability to deliver on their mandates are identified and mitigations provided as an appropriate response.

For more information, please contact Ms Gillian Lutz  alternatively contact her on 021 483 2954 alternatively email

Provincial Security Provisioning

The Directorate provides support to the WCG in terms of security procurement, physical guarding and electronic access control services.  In partnership with Provincial Treasury the Department plays a critical role in the implementation of the Transversal WCG Security Framework Agreement.

For more information, please contact Mr Fred Watkins on 021 483 8461 alternatively email

Having shared the above, it is safe to say, that DOCS is committed to creating safer communities,

The content on this page was last updated on 24 October 2022