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SAPS promotions by race - Minister

Tables provided listing appointments also by province, gender and rank

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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NO 2036
DATE OF PUBLICATION IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: 5 AUGUST 2011
(INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 21- 2011)

2036. Adv L H Max (DA) to ask the Minister of Police:

(1) How many promotions have taken place within (a) his department and (b) the SA Police Service (SAPS) during the period 1 April 2009 to 31 May 2011 (i) in each province and (ii) at the national head office;

(2) for each such promoted member, (a) to which (i) rank and (ii) position was the member promoted, (b) what is the (i) name, (ii) race and (iii) gender of the member, (c) what are the qualifications of the member, (d) which (i) rank and (ii) position did the member hold prior to being promoted, (e) how many years has the member held the specified position before being promoted and (f) what is the total number of years of service of the member;

(3) how many of these promotions were (a) subjected and (b) not subjected to advertisements and interviews?

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REPLY:

(1)(a), (b) (i) (ii) and (2) (a) (i), (b) (ii) (iii) Personnel attached to the Ministry of Police and Secretariat of Police are not promoted but appointed in terms of the prescripts provided for in the Public Service Regulations, 2001. The following number of SAPS members were promoted and appointed (SMS members) during the period 1 April 2009 to 31 May 2011 in each province and at National Head Office (all divisions).

PROVINCE: EASTERN CAPE

Level / Rank

AM

CM

IM

WM

AF

CF

IF

WF

TOTAL

Lt General/level 15

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Maj General/level 14

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

Brigadier/level 13

0

0

0

0

5

0

0

0

5

Colonel

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Lt Colonel

8

1

1

3

6

3

1

1

24

Major

58

5

0

4

11

2

0

2

82

Captain

162

6

0

5

57

14

0

6

250

Lieutenant

233

38

0

37   

161

41

0

26

536

Warrant Officer

125

20

0

9

41

5

2

2

204

Sergeant

87

26

1

31

16

9

0

14

184

TOTAL

675

97

2

89

297

74

3

51

1288

PROVINCE: FREE STATE

Level / Rank

AM

CM

IM

WM

AF

CF

IF

WF

TOTAL

Lt General/level 15

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Maj General/level 14

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Brigadier/level 13

1

1

1

0

3

0

0

0

6

Colonel

2

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

3

Lt Colonel

2

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

4

Major

20

1

0

2

12

2

0

6

43

Captain

49

4

0

0

28

3

0

1

85

Lieutenant

203

6

1

15

69

6

0

27

327

Warrant Officer

5

0

0

1

3

0

0

0

9

Sergeant

59

3

0

22

21

2

0

12

119

TOTAL

342

15

2

40

139

13

0

46

597

PROVINCE: GAUTENG

Level / Rank

AM

CM

IM

WM

AF

CF

IF

WF

TOTAL

Lt General/level 15

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Maj General/level 14

7

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

10

Brigadier/level 13

3

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

4

Colonel

2

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

5

Lt Colonel

27

6

5

4

45

6

0

7

100

Major

33

0

0

6

19

1

0

2

61

Captain

217

24

15

26

118

3

2

49

454

Lieutenant

476

2

0

26

109

1

0

27

641

Warrant Officer

22

2

0

4

11

0

1

2

42

Sergeant

164

9

11

42

78

5

1

17

327

TOTAL

951

43

31

108

386

17

4

104

1644

PROVINCE: KWAZULU-NATAL

Level / Rank

AM

CM

IM

WM

AF

CF

IF

WF

TOTAL

Lt General/level 15

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

Maj General/level 14

4

0

0

1

1

0

1

0

7

Brigadier/level 13

6

0

0

1

9

0

0

1

17

Colonel

1

0

1

1

4

2

0

0

9

Lt Colonel

16

1

3

2

12

1

1

1

37

Major

45

2

7

2

13

 0

7

3

79

Captain

199

10

23

12

69

6

33

26

378

Lieutenant

550

4

46

19

68

4

47

12

750

Warrant Officer

64

1

15

5

37

0

3

3

128

Sergeant

140

15

29

8

52

5

6

7

262

TOTAL

1025

33

124

51

266

18

98

53

1668

PROVINCE: LIMPOPO

Level / Rank

AM

CM

IM

WM

AF

CF

IF

WF

TOTAL

Lt General/level 15

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Maj General/level 14

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

2

Brigadier/level 13

4

0

0

0

5

0

0

0

9

Colonel

3

0

0

1

5

0

0

0

9

Lt Colonel

5

1

0

1

7

0

0

0

14

Major

80

0

0

1

8

0

0

0

89

Captain

268

0

0

1

46

0

0

5

320

Lieutenant

562

0

0

3

88

0

0

7

660

Warrant Officer

15

0

0

1

4

0

0

0

20

Sergeant

34

4

3

9

45

2

1

7

105

TOTAL

972

5

3

17

209

2

1

19

1228

PROVINCE: MPUMALANGA

Level / Rank

AM

CM

IM

WM

AF

CF

IF

WF

TOTAL

Lt General/level 15

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Maj General/level 14

3

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

4

Brigadier/level 13

5

1

1

0

3

1

0

1

12

Colonel

0

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

3

Lt Colonel

4

2

0

1

7

0

0

0

14

Major

23

0

0

1

4

0

0

0

28

Captain

52

0

0

5

14

0

1

8

80

Lieutenant

96

0

0

7

26

0

0

5

134

Warrant Officer

6

0

0

1

1

0

0

1

9

Sergeant

85

2

0

6

22

1

0

2

118

TOTAL

275

5

1

21

81

2

1

17

403

PROVINCE: NORTHERN CAPE

Level / Rank

AM

CM

IM

WM

AF

CF

IF

WF

TOTAL

Lt General/level 15

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

Maj General/level 14

1

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

3

Brigadier/level 13

1

0

0

0

2

1

0

0

4

Colonel

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

2

Lt Colonel

2

1

0

0

2

1

0

0

6

Major

1

3

0

0

3

4

0

2

13

Captain

13

3

0

2

3

3

0

1

25

Lieutenant

13

15

0

7

12

33

0

5

85

Warrant Officer

3

4

0

2

1

0

0

0

10

Sergeant

40

31

1

13

11

12

0

4

112

TOTAL

74

57

1

24

38

54

0

13

261

PROVINCE: NORTH WEST

Level / Rank

AM

CM

IM

WM

AF

CF

IF

WF

TOTAL

Lt General/level 15

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Maj General/level 14

2

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

3

Brigadier/level 13

1

0

0

0

5

1

0

0

7

Colonel

2

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

4

Lt Colonel

6

0

0

4

10

2

0

0

22

Major

39

0

0

1

20

0

0

0

60

Captain

112

0

1

11

82

1

1

14

222

Lieutenant

170

0

0

5

183

0

0

5

363

Warrant Officer

18

0

0

3

2

0

0

0

23

Sergeant

53

4

1

9

18

4

0

4

93

TOTAL

403

4

3

33

322

8

1

23

797

PROVINCE: WESTERN CAPE

Level / Rank

AM

CM

IM

WM

AF

CF

IF

WF

TOTAL

Lt General/level 15

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Maj General/level 14

1

3

1

1

1

1

0

0

8

Brigadier/level 13

2

3

0

1

4

2

1

3

16

Colonel

4

1

0

2

7

3

0

0

17

Lt Colonel

7

9

0

2

9

9

2

5

43

Major

0

14

0

7

3

12

0

6

42

Captain

8

33

2

12

14

25

0

18

112

Lieutenant

3

101

0

50

11

82

1

56

304

Warrant Officer

23

78

0

17

11

5

0

2

136

Sergeant

98

160

1

42

26

87

2

33

449

TOTAL

146

402

4

134

86

226

6

123

1127

NATIONAL HEAD OFFICE

Level / Rank

AM

CM

IM

WM

AF

CF

IF

WF

TOTAL

Lt General/level 15

7

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

10

Maj General/level 14

11

1

0

1

5

0

1

0

19

Brigadier/level 13

14

0

0

4

12

2

0

2

34

Colonel

26

4

3

3

14

2

2

7

61

Lt Colonel

53

9

5

14

53

5

2

21

162

Major

9

0

0

3

12

2

0

3

29

Captain

131

20

6

32

81

10

7

44

331

Lieutenant

62

6

1

17

37

5

2

8

138

Warrant Officer

245

17

15

28

150

15

5

26

501

Sergeant

1391

76

41

36

81

19

0

26

1670

TOTAL

1949

133

71

138

448

60

19

137

2955

(2) (a) (ii), (b) (i), (c), (d), (e) and (f)      The name, qualifications, rank, position held prior to being promoted, years held in the position before being promoted and the total number of years service for each promoted member, is not readily available and can only be determined through a comprehensive administrative process.

(3) (a) and (b)   Promotion to the rank of Sergeant occurs in terms of grade progression and members are promoted in their current posts to the rank of Sergeant. The promotions to Warrant Officer, Captain, Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel occurred mainly in terms of  the National Instruction on Promotions which provide for advertisement of posts - interviews were held for posts at Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel level  and at other levels as determined by the relevant Provincial / Divisional Commissioner. 

Promotions to Lieutenant and Major (and some promotions to Captain) occurred in terms of an agreement concluded in the Safety and Security Sectoral Bargaining Council, SSSBC Agreement 2/2011 dated 5 April 2011 - these promotions were not subjected to advertisements and interviews. In addition to the aforesaid, a total of 85 promotions occurred in terms of the provisions provided for in Regulation 45(9) of the SAPS Employment Regulations 2008, which were not subjected to advertisements and interviews.

Reply to question 2036 approved by the Minister

Issued by Parliament, August 25 2011

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