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) 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: