Ministry of Community Safety: Overview
Minister of Community Safety
About Minister Albert Fritz
Minister Fritz previously served as the provincial Minister for Social Development for 8 years.
Between 2010 and 2011, Minister Fritz served as the Minister for Community Safety. He brings with him a wealth of experience having been in public service for more than 30 years.
In 1999 he was appointed as the judicial inspector of prisons, in the office of the Inspecting Judge. In 2002 he was promoted to Chief Judicial Inspector of Prisons in South Africa. Minister Fritz holds an LLB, and in February 2014 he was admitted to the Western Cape High Court as an Advocate.
In 2009 he was elected to parliament and served as the Deputy Shadow Minister of Correctional Services. After the 2011 local government elections, the cabinet was re-shuffled and he was appointed as the Western Cape Minister for Social Development.
Under the leadership of Minister Fritz, the Western Cape Department of Community Safety will continue to oversee the province’s safety.