on 20 October 2023 , Alfred Nzo District Manager Mr Mqinyana held a census engagement and Safety Month preparatory session alongside with members from South African Police Service and Local Municipality, at the Courtyard Hotel in Matatiele.The aim of the session was to give feedback and a general overview of the perfomance of Police Stations within district in compliance with the legislation
The Department of Community Safety mission is to”build dsafer communities through effective civilian oversight over the police service and to forge partnerships” The Department gave feedback on the findings and further gave erecommendations on how to improve service delivery in Police stations.in order to mantain safety and order in communities.
All Police stations were present and welcomed the recommendations, while committing that they will work together with the Department in ensuring that they work effectively.
The Department of Community Safety, led by MEC Xolile Nqatha held a 3 day Strategic Planning Session from 19 September to 21 September 2023, at the Summit Lifestyle, East London.
The purpose of this session was to receive update on the organization review process, reflect on political and administrative directives for the FY 2023/25 and to receive expectations from stakeholders. Present were stakeholders from The Office of the Premier, South African Police Service (SAPS),
The MEC spoke on democracy which has afforded us an opportunity to sit at gatherings such as these. To put plans and strategies in place to fight crime in our Province and country. He also spoke on the high level of lawlessness in the
province and the importance for strengthening our oversight role.