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2,154 SAPS officials criminally charged in 2010/2011 - Minister

869 officials suspended during same period and 520 members dismissed

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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NO 1580
DATE OF PUBLICATION IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: 17 JUNE 2011

(INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 17- 2011)

1580.   Mr V B Ndlovu (IFP) to ask the Minister of Police:

How many officials of the SA Police Service (SAPS) have been (a)(i) criminally charged with and (ii) suspended from the SAPS for disciplinary offences and (b) dismissed from service as a result during the period 1 January 2010 and 31 December 2010?

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REPLY:

The information provided in response to the question is for the period 1 April 2010 - 31 March 2011, since data is captured in terms of financial years.

(a)(i) 2154 officials of the SA Police Service have been criminally charged.

(ii) 869 officials were suspended from the SA Police Service for disciplinary offences.     

(b) 520 members were dismissed from the Service during the reporting period. Please note that some disciplinary matters are still pending and therefore the results are not available yet available and this is why there is a difference between the figures in (a) and those in (b)              

Reply to question 1580 approved by the Minister

Issued by Parliament, August 25 2011

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