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The Independent Complaints Directorate (ICD) changed its name to Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) from 01 April 2012"

The aim of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is to ensure independent oversight over the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Municipal Police Services (MPS), and to conduct independent and impartial investigations of identified criminal offences allegedly committed by members of the SAPS and the MPS, and make appropriate recommendations.

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 Latest News
Constable arrested for murder in Mitchells Plain - Western Cape

Pretoria - 15 April 2014

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested a 34 year old Constable for shooting and killing 34 year old Sharief Bester in Mitchells Plain. The arrest took place in the evening of 14 April 2014 after an investigation by IPID. [Read More]

Sergeant sentenced to 6 months imprisonment for assault GBH, Viljoenskroon Free State

Pretoria - 14 April 2014

The Viljoenskroon District Court on 11 April 2014 sentenced 35 year old Sergeant Ishmael Mokhotu to six (6) months imprisonment or a fine of three thousand rand (R3000) for assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH). [Read More]

A Constable and a civilian arrested for rape and pointing of firearm in Vosloorus, Gauteng

Pretoria - 02 April 2014

A Constable (26) and a civilian are to appear in court on 02 April 2014 for the rape of a 19 year old in Vosloorus, Gauteng. The suspects will appear at the Vosloorus Magistrates Court on 02 April 2014 on charges of rape and pointing of a firearm. The Constable is stationed as Elsburg SAPS. [Read More]

A Detective Constable and a civilian arrested for attempted murder in Kwanonqaba Western Cape

Pretoria - 10 March 2014

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested a Constable and a civilian for assaulting a suspect who ended up being in a coma. The arrest was carried out today. The Constable is 34 years old and the civilian, who is a groundsman, is 38 years old.[Read More]

Two Warrant Officers arrested for Cape Town assault caught on video

Pretoria - 08 March 2014

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) last night arrested two Warrant Officers implicated in the stripping and assault of Nigerian national Clement Emekensha the cellphone video went viral yesterday. The suspects were arrested by the IPID on 07 March 2014 at night. The Warrant Officers are 42 and 45 years old respectively. [Read More]


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Mr Nathi Mthethwa


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Ms. Makhotso
Magdeline Sotyu


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Mr Robert McBride