To ensure that DCS Gauteng is a Province where people feel and are safe.
To be an innovative, effective and proactive department that ensures the safety of communities through:
• Improving the Quality of Policing;
• Deepening Meaningful Community Participation;
• Enhancing Social Crime Prevention;
• Fostering Integrity;
• Initiating and Sustaining Sound and Supportive Institutional Arrangements;
• Promoting Pedestrian Safety;
• Intensifying Traffic Law Enforcement, and
• Creating a Safer Road Environment.
The core functions and responsibilities of the department are:
• To monitor police conduct by overseeing the effectiveness and efficiency of the province’s law enforcement agencies;
• 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 mobilise all communities in the fight against crime;
• To promote social crime prevention through partnerships and other appropriate interventions; and
• To reduce road fatalities.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.
The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.
Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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