Department of Police
List
  • 10 other official names:
  • Sekretariaat vir Veiligheid en Sekuriteit (Afrikaans)
  • IPhiko lezokuPhepha nokuVikeleka (Southern Ndebele)
  • ICandelo loLawulo lwezoKhuselo noKhuseleko (Xhosa)
  • Uphiko lwezokuPhepha nokuVikeleka (Zulu)
  • Libandla leTekuphepha nekuVikeleka (Swazi)
  • Lekala la Polokego le Tshireletsfo (Northern Sotho)
  • Lekala la tsa Polokeho le Tshireletso (Sotho)
  • Lefapha la Botsamaisi jwa Tshireletso le Pabalesego (Tswana)
  • Huvo ya Vusirheleleki na Vuhlayisek (Tsonga)
  • Vhueletshedzi ha zwa Vhudziki na Tsireledzo (Venda)
Department overview
JurisdictionGovernment of South Africa
Ministers responsible
  • Senzo Mchunu, Minister of Police
  • Cassel Charlie Mathale, Deputy Minister of Police
Department executive
  • National Commissioner

The Department of Police (formerly known as the Department of Safety and Security) is one of the departments of the South African government. It oversees the South African Police Service and the Independent Complaints Directorate. The current Minister of Police is Senzo Mchunu who replaced Bheki Cele in June 2024.

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