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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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Constable in court for alleged rape in cells - Heidedal - Free State

Pretoria - 18 December 2014

A 36 year old Constable appeared in court on 17 December 2014 for the alleged rape of a 26 year old woman in police cells at Heidedal SAPS.
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IPID apologises to Mr Paul O’Sullivan regarding Jackie Selebi investigation

Pretoria - 17 December 2014

In November 2006, the Independent Complaints Directorate (ICD), the predecessor to IPID, issued a statement and posted it on its website, which cast aspersions on the integrity of Mr Paul O’Sullivan about the allegations he had made against then SAPS National Commissioner, Jackie Selebi. [Read More]

Constable convicted for murder and other offences for Delmas shooting of EMPD Officer in Brakpan, Gauteng

Pretoria - 11 December 2014

Brakpan SAPS Constable Siviwe Ndyoki was today convicted by the Delmas High Court of murder, attempted murder, escaping from lawful custody and driving under the influence of liquor. The conviction follows an investigation by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID). [Read More]

Two policemen appear in court for Mothutlung protest deaths, North West

Pretoria - 09 December 2014

Two policemen, both Warrant Officers, appeared at the Brits Regional Court today for a High Court date. The appearance was in relation to the shooting of protesters at a public protest in Mothutlung that took place in January 2014. [Read More]

IPID investigates the alleged assault of a woman in Kraaifontein - Western Cape

Pretoria - 04 December 2014

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is investigating the alleged assault of a 50 year old woman in Kraaifontein in the Western Cape. [Read More]


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Minister of Police
Mr. Nkosinathi


Deputy Minister
Ms. Makhotso
Magdeline Sotyu


Executive Director
Mr Robert McBride