Police | Western Cape Government


Becoming a Police Reservist

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.

Cape Town Metro Police

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

If you’re a witness and fear for your safety and that of your family, you can apply for witness protection. You can be afraid of a single person or a group of people. Anyone close to you can apply for witness protection for you if you’re unable to do so.

Policing Needs and Priorities Report 2019/2020

(Reports and Research)
(File type: pdf; size: 1.67 MB)Department of Police Oversight and Community Safety (Western Cape Government)