Western Cape Department: Community Safety

Contact Details

Postal PO Box 5346, Cape Town, 8000
Physical 35 Wale Street, Cape Town, 8000
Tel 021 483 6949 / 5280
Fax 021 483 6591
Web www.westerncape.gov.za/dept/community-safety


The mission of the Western Cape Department of Community Safety is to promote professional policing through effective oversight as legislated, capacitate safety partnerships with communities and other stakeholders (whole-of-society) and promote safety in all public buildings and spaces.

The Department's strategic goals are to ensure process excellence to support the Department and related entities in effective delivery of its mandate; promote professional policing through effective oversight by implementing the Constitutional and Legislative mandate of provincial oversight over law enforcement agencies; build communities, resilient to safety concerns and criminal activities; and to build a resilient Western Cape Government (WCG) capable of delivering a sense of wellbeing for all who work in or use WCG facilities.

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