Community Safety, Security and Liaison

Mpumalanga Department Budget for 2017-18

Vision

A Safe, secure, crime and road accident free Mpumalanga Province

Mission

To improve community and road traffic safety through mass mobilization, oversee the performance of the police and provision of security services.

Core functions

The strategic goals and objectives of the department are derived from the mandates outlined in the constitution. These strategic goals and objectives are critical towards the achievement of the mission statement stated above and finally the vision. The annual performance plan covers very comprehensive and detailed the strategic goals and objectives. The Department in its effort to fight crime in the Province and improve road safety will continue to be driven by the following strategic goals:

  • Effective investment in resources and systems for the delivery of quality services.

  • Improved quality of life through eradication of crime.

  • Civilian Oversight over the South African Police Service

  • Effective road traffic safety in province

The following strategic objectives will therefore continue to drive and coordinate the implementation departmental programmes:

  • To provide corporate support services to the department

  • To coordinate and facilitate programmes aimed at reducing contact crime and establish and support institutional structures for community governance and participation

  • To promote service excellence through monitoring and evaluation of SAPS performance and develop policy interventions through research on policing matters.

  • To provide transport regulation and road safety in the province

  • To coordinate security services in the Province

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