Department: Civilian Secretariat for Police

Contact Details

Physical: Van Erkom Building, 217 Pretorius Street, Pretoria
Postal: Private Bag X922, Pretoria, 0001
Tel: 012 393 2500/2/3
Fax: 012 393 2536/8


The mission of the Department of the Civilian Secretariat for Police is to provide efficient and effective civilian oversight over the South African Police Service (SAPS) and enhance the role of the Minister of Police. The Civilian Secretariat for Police (‘the Civilian Secretariat') serves as technical advisor to the Minister of Police (‘the Minister') to evince a transversal civilian oversight capability on the governance, service delivery and resourcing of the SAPS (‘the Police Service').

The Civilian Secretariat performs advisory functions on various matters, including, but not limited to, departmental policy and strategy, legislation, and police performance through conducting audits, communication, community mobilisation on crime prevention, the Integrated Justice System, and international obligations and liaison.

The Department's objectives are to: exercise civilian oversight over the Police Service through monitoring and evaluating overall police performance against planned programmes; give strategic advice to the Minister in respect of developing and implementing policies; provide administrative support services to the Minister to ensure South Africa's engagement with relevant international obligations; liaise and communicate with stakeholders; implement a partnership strategy to mobilise role-players and stakeholders to strengthen service delivery by the Police Service to ensure the safety and security of communities; implement, promote and align the operations of the Civilian Secretariat in the national and provincial spheres of government; coordinate the functions and powers of the Civilian Secretariat in the national and provincial spheres of government; promote cooperation between the Civilian Secretariat, the Police Service and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate; and provide guidance to community police fora and associated structures and facilitate their proper functioning.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr F Mbalula
Deputy Minister
Mr B Mkongi
Secretary of Police
Mr A Rapea

Mr Fikile Mbalula
Deputy Minister:
Mr Bongani Mkongi
Secretary of Police:
Mr Alvin Rapea (Acting)
Ms Labi Ndhlovu-Shakung (Personal Assistant: Secretary of Police)
Chief of Staff:
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Hendrik Robbertze (Acting)
Deputy Directors General:
Ms Dawn Bell (Chief Director: Legislation)
Mr Patrick Mashibini (Chief Director: Corporate Services)
Ms Florence Mathoma (Acting Chief Director: Monitoring and Evaluation)
Mr Moluti Moremi (Acting Chief Director: Partnership)
Ms Bilkis Omar (Chief Director: Policy and Research)
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Pinda Ntsaluba (Director: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/15
AUDIT OUTCOMEQualifiedQualified
Total Final Appropriation113 18499 800
Actual Expenditure111 89282 395
Employee Compensation65 29460 920
Goods and Services45 20621 155
Capital Assets1 386315
Unauthorised Expenditure--
Irregular Expenditure14 7597 647
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure--
Posts Approved107-
Posts Filled95-
SourcesAnnual Report n/a

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