Department: Safety and Liaison

Contact details

Physical: Arches Building 7, Taylor Street, King William's Town
Postal: Private Bag X0057, Bhisho, 5606
Tel: 043 605 6800
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/Management

Ms W Tikana
Head of Department
Mr Z Kani

Ms Weziwe Tikana
Head of Department:
Mr Zukile Kani (Acting)
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'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditClean AuditFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a87 01483 99275 618
Actual Expendituren/a83 28083 05869 316
Employee Compensationn/a59 73253 23445 283
Goods and Servicesn/a20 89225 04320 277
Capital Assetsn/a2 2544 3692 351
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a-1 160439
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a1597
Posts Approvedn/a305305305
Posts Filledn/a139132128
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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