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Becoming a Police Reservist

(Service)
Police reservists are volunteers from the community who have the same powers and duties as police while they are on duty. To be a police reservist you must not have a criminal record, and you must at least have passed matric.

Calling for Help in an Emergency

(Service)
Every second counts in an emergency, and could mean the difference between life and death.

Cape Town Metro Police

(Service)
The Cape Town Metro Police is the police force of the City of Cape Town which  works closely with the South African Police Service to prevent crime. 

Crime Statistics: 2003/2004, 2009/2010 to 2011/2012

(Public Information)
This publication contains crime statistics from 2003/2004, 2009/2010 to 2011/2012 for the country, the Western Cape and areas in the province.

Getting Witness Protection

(Service)
If you are a witness and are afraid for your safety for reasons linked to being a witness, you can apply for witness protection. You can be afraid for your own safety or that of anyone related to you. You can be afraid of a single person or of a group of people. Anyone who is a member of your household or family, or who is close to you in any way, can apply for protection for you if you are unable to do so. You can apply for a child without the child's guardian's (parent or other person responsible for the child) permission if:

Know your SAPS Station Commander Booklet

(Public Information)
This booklet was put together by the Department of Community Safety (Directorate: Monitoring and Evaluation) from information gathered during 2018/19 from the 151 police stations in the Western Cape.  It contains the contact information of the station and cluster commanders in the 16 policing clusters in the Western Cape.  The details of the Deputy Cluster Commanders will be listed in cases where there is no appointed Cluster Commander.

Know your SAPS Station Commander Booklet

(Public Information)
This booklet was put together by the Department of Community Safety (Directorate: Monitoring and Evaluation) from information gathered during 2018/19 from the 151 police stations in the Western Cape.  It contains the contact information of the station and cluster commanders in the 16 policing clusters in the Western Cape.  The details of the Deputy Cluster Commanders will be listed in cases where there is no appointed Cluster Commander.