Department: Safety and Liaison

Contact details

Physical: Old Commissioner Building, Independence Avenue, Bhisho
Postal: Private Bag X0057, Bhisho, 5605
Tel: 040 608 2100
Fax: 086 558 0224


The mission of the Eastern Cape Department of Safety and Liaison is to provide a safe and secure environment that supports growth and development through liaison with the relevant stakeholders.

The Department's strategic goals are to ensure effective and efficient governance and financial administration of the Department; oversee the effectiveness and efficiency of the South African Police Service (SAPS) in the Eastern Cape; and ensure effective social crime prevention.

The Department of Safety and Liaison's legal mandate and constitutional responsibility is to monitor police performance and conduct, to build community police relationships, and to facilitate social crime prevention initiatives. In carrying out its mandate, the Department is entitled to monitor police conduct; oversee the effectiveness and efficiency of the police service, including receiving reports on the police service; promote good relations between the police and the community; assess the effectiveness of visible policing with respect to crime and policing in the province; enforce regular monitoring and assessment of the SAPS in terms of its policies and effectiveness of its systems and recommend corrective measures to SAPS; demand the development of the capacity to conduct research on matters of safety and make it available; and recent, relevant and evidence-based information.

Office Bearers

Ms W Tikana
Head of Department
Ms N Mosehana

Ms Weziwe Tikana
Head of Department:
Ms Ngaka Mosehana
Mr Barry Lottering
Senior Management:
Mr Zukile Kani (General Manager: Corporate Service)
Ms N Libala (Senior Manager: Financial Manager Services)
Ms Nonkqubela Mlenzana (Senior Manager: Civilian Oversight and Monitoring)
Mr N Naidoo (Senior Manager: Social Crime Prevention)
Mr M Nguza (Senior Manager: Supply Chain Management)
Ms P Nqakula (Senior Manager: Executive Support)
Ms P Nqakula (General Manager: Community Safety)
Ms L Qinela (Senior Manager: Service Delivery Facilitation)
Communications Officers:
Bukiwe Mdabula
Mr Michael Msebi (Media Liaison Officer)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a83 99275 61863 313
Actual Expendituren/a83 05869 31662 207
Employee Compensationn/a53 23445 28340 785
Goods and Servicesn/a25 04320 27719 172
Capital Assetsn/a4 3692 3512 110
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a1 1604391 411
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a9711
Posts Approvedn/a305305305
Posts Filledn/a132128121
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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