Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID)

Contact Details

Postal Private Bag X941, Pretoria, 0001
Physical 473B Benstra Building, Stanza Bopape Street, Arcadia, Pretoria
Tel 012 399 0000


The mission of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is to be an effective, independent and impartial investigating and oversight body that is committed to justice and acting in the public interest, while maintaining the highest standards of integrity and excellence.

The aim of the Department is to ensure independent oversight over the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Municipal Police Services (MPS), and to conduct independent and impartial investigations of identified criminal offences allegedly committed by members of the SAPS and the MPS, and make appropriate recommendations.

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