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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
A 3 year old girl dies as a result of Police negligence

Pretoria - 15 July 2015

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is investigating a case of capable homicide. It is alleged that Ekurhuleni Metro Police Constable was allegedly speeding with a service police vehicle when he struck 2 bystanders at the stop sign. A 3 year old baby girl died on the scene while a 25 year old man was injured out of the same incident. [Read More]

Minister's daughter scores top job at Police Watchdog

Pretoria - 14 July 2015

The IPID has noted media reports regarding some appointments that were made recently. We want to reiterate that our processes are guided by fair and transparent public service prescripts. Where these were not followed, investigations take place and IPID management will corporate fully with such investigations. [Read More]

IPID arrests two Metro Police Officials for corruption in KZN

Pretoria - 10 July 2015

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested two Metro Police Officers on allegations of corruption yesterday 09 July 2015. It is alleged that yesterday 09 July at about 09:00am Two Metro Police Officers stopped a 64 year old man who was driving a fork-lift at Marrianhill road in Durban. [Read More]

Police Constable had sexual intercourse with a minor knowing he was HIV positive

Pretoria - 08 July 2015

A 29 year old police Constable from Matsulu SAPS in Mpumalanga was found guilty and sentenced to 4 years imprisonment after having an unprotected sexual Intercourse with a minor, aged 15 at Matsulu, despite knowing that he is on ARV Medication. [Read More]

Ladybrand Station Commander receives warning from Magistrate

Pretoria - 03 July 2015

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigations secured a warning sentence against a Station Commander of Lady Brand SAPS 02 July 2015 at Lady Brand Magistrate Court. [Read More]


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Minister of Police
Mr. Nkosinathi


Deputy Minister
Ms. Makhotso
Magdeline Sotyu


Acting Executive Director
Mr. Israel Kgamanyane