Community Safety

Gauteng Department Budget for 2016-17


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.

Core functions and responsibilities

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.

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Civilian Oversight
Traffic Management

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Civilian Oversight
Traffic Management

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Non-profit institutions
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities
Transfers and subsidies - Public corporations and private enterprises
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