To ensure that Gauteng is a safe and secure province
To be an innovative, effective and proactive department that ensures police oversight and promotion of safety
of Gauteng citizens by:
Exercising oversight over law enforcement agencies in the Province,
To promote and strengthen relations between communities and Law Enforcement Agencies,
To educate and empower citizens on issues of public safety and coordinating community mobilisation in safety initiatives,
To promote road safety.
The core functions and responsibilities of the department are:
To monitor police conduct;
To oversee the effectiveness and efficiency of the province’s law enforcement agencies (primarily the South African Police Service and the three metropolitan police departments of Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg and Tshwane), including receiving reports on these police services;
To promote good relations between the police and communities;
To assess the effectiveness of visible policing;
To liaise with the Minister of Police with respect to crime and policing in the province
To record and investigate public complaints alleging police inefficiency;
To promote social crime prevention through partnerships and other appropriate interventions; and
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) sets out the detailed spending plans of each government department for the coming year.
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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