Department: Community Safety

Contact details

Physical: 35 Wale Street, Cape Town, 8000
Postal: PO Box 5346, Cape Town, 8000
Tel: 021 483 6949
Fax: 021 483 6591
Web: www.westerncape.gov.za/dept/community-safety

Overview

The mission of the Western Cape Department of Community Safety is to increase safety for all the people in the province by improving performance of policing through effective oversight, enhancing active citizenship in the field of community safety, promoting road safety, and optimising safety and security risk management.

The Department's strategic goals are to ensure internal process excellence to support the Department in effectively delivering on its mandate; increase safety to communities by improving performance of policing through effective oversight; increase safety by enhancing the levels of active citizenship, focusing on designing institutions and approaches for safety and security partnerships, and promoting community policing, which will contribute to developing a whole-of-society model; promote road safety in the province by providing traffic law enforcement services, facilitating road safety education, communication and awareness, and providing training and development opportunities to all traffic policing officials and other law enforcement officials; and maximise the safety contribution of Western Cape Government (WCG) institutions, assets and people by rendering a comprehensive, integrity-based safety and security risk management service to provincial departments for the management of their respective security risks.

Office Bearers

MEC
Mr D Plato
Head of Department
Mr G Morris

MEC:
Mr Dan Plato (Minister)
Head of Department:
Mr Gideon Morris
CFO:
n/a
Chief Directors:
Mr M Frizlar (Acting: Corporate Services)
Mr S George (Security Risk Management)
Ms A Mohamed (Acting: Secretariat for Safety and Security)
Directors:
Mr D Coetzee (Acting: Provincial Security Operations)
Mr R de Lange (Social Crime Prevention)
Ms A Dissell (Policy and Research)
Dr E Engelbrecht (Security Advisory Service)
Mr Lawrence Lawrence (Acting: Financial Management)
Mr D Oosthuizen (Monitoring and Evaluation)
Mr D Prinsloo (Acting: Strategic Services and Communication)
Ms T Shaku (Community Police Relations)
Senior Management:
n/a
Communications Officers:
Mr Ewald Botha (Media Liaison Officer)
Ms Chantell Hendricks (Communication)
Mr Conrad Osman (Communication)
Mr Greg Wagner (Head: Office)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
 
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditClean AuditClean Audit
 
APPROPRIATION STATEMENT
Total Final Appropriation235 235231 025398 845364 626
Actual Expenditure230 323225 864394 354360 233
Employee Compensation117 246107 177244 850225 036
Goods and Services67 91770 771103 76094 869
Capital Assets10 5878 60623 68724 567
 
UIFW EXPENDITURE
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure----
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure318--
 
HUMAN RESOURCES
Posts Approved3193551 024983
Posts Filled302306886880
 
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