Community Policing

Community Police Forum Toolkit

(Public Information)
This toolkit explains community policing and Community Police Forums, and gives you all the help you need in setting up and running a Community Police Forum.

Contacting Your Community Police Forum

(Service)
A Community Police Forum (CPF) consists of organisations and institutions such as schools, ratepayers associations, civic organisations, businesses and religious institutions, working in partnership with the local police. The purpose of a CPF is to create and maintain a safe and secure environment for citizens living in the CPF's area.

Contacting Your Community Safety Forum

(Service)
The function of a Community Safety Forum (CSF) is to coordinate the crime prevention activities of all government and non-government organisations (NGOs) that are involved in crime prevention in an area, which may cover several police station areas. This is so that unnecessary duplication can be avoided, and so that all organisations involved can talk to each other and be informed about what each is doing. CSFs are meant to develop complete safety plans for their areas and to ensure that they are implemented.

Department of Community Safety: Annual Performance Plan 2016 - 2017

(Strategic Plan or Business Plan)
(File type: pdf; size: 837.98 KB)Department of Community Safety (Western Cape Government)

Durbanville Community Policing Forum

(Facility)
A Community Police Forum (CPF) consists of organisations and institutions such as schools, ratepayers associations, civic organisations, businesses and religious institutions, working in partnership with the local police. The purpose of a CPF is to create and maintain a safe and secure environment for citizens living in the CPF's area.   Read more about Community Policing Forums.

Getting Training and Equipment for Your Neighbourhood Watch

(Service)
The Department of Community Safety offers a two day Neighbourhood Watch training course. The training is provided within communities throughout the Western Cape at a community hall within the area. Training is free of charge and all logistics relating to training and catering is provided by the Department of Community Safety. The kind of training you can get from Department:

Khayelitsha Commission of Enquiry Report

(Reports and Research)
(File type: pdf; size: 3.56 MB)Department of Community Safety (Western Cape Government)
Report of the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of police inefficiency and a breakdown in realations between SAPS and the community of Khayelitsha.

Policing Needs and Priorities (PNPs) Report 2015/2016

(Reports and Research)
(File type: pdf; size: 2.14 MB)Department of Community Safety (Western Cape Government)

Policing Needs and Priorities Cluster Reports 2015

(Reports and Research)
Department of Community Safety (Western Cape Government)

Safer Festive Season Report 2005/2006: Executive Summary

(Reports and Research)
(File type: pdf; size: 212.76 KB)Department of Community Safety (Western Cape Government)

Tell us what You Need to Feel Safer

(Service)
 The Department of Community Safety aims to increase safety for all the people in the Province by improving safety through effective oversight of policing, making safety everyone’s responsibility and optimising safety and security risk management. SMS INFO to receive a menu of services or SMS any of the below key words to 35 395:Police Services

The Effect of Firearm Legislation on Crime: Western Cape

(Reports and Research)
(File type: pdf; size: 7.29 MB)Department of Community Safety (Western Cape Government)

The PNP: Overberg Cluster -June 2016

(Newsletter/Magazine Issue)
(File type: pdf; size: 442.93 KB)
Overberg Cluster

The PNP: Winelands Cluster

(Newsletter/Magazine Issue)
(File type: pdf; size: 456.64 KB)
Winelands Cluster

The PNP: Winelands Cluster - June 2016

(Newsletter/Magazine Issue)
(File type: pdf; size: 404.9 KB)
Winelands Cluster

Voluntary Registration Invite for Security Service Providers and Community Organisations

(Public Information)
Operating security service providers and community organisations involved in the field of policing are invited to voluntarily register on our database. The aim of the database is to promote good relations between the South African Police Service  and communities in the Province. Click here to apply to register your organisation.

Western Cape Crime Overview. 2014/15 Analysis of Crime Statistics as released by the SAPS, 2015

(Reports and Research)
(File type: pdf; size: 1.05 MB)Department of Community Safety (Western Cape Government)