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The IPID supports government initiatives and programmes aimed at empowering historically marginalized groups in society, especially women.


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
Free State Police Constables convicted for assault common Bultfontein CAS 36/02/2014

Pretoria - 06 August 2014

A 32 year old police constable, Petrus Zwane from Bultfontein SAPS in the Free State was convicted and sentenced for assaulting Mr April Manase (25) at Phahameng Satellite Police Station. The assault happened inside the police station premises on 02 February 2014.
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Police Constable sentenced for murder, discharge of firearm and burglary - Maokeng CAS 200/11/2009 and Maokeng CAS 201/11/2009

Pretoria - 06 August 2014

An IPID investigation has led to the conviction and sentencing of 33 year old police Constable Tokolo Puntsa Chala from Maokeng in the Free State. The Kroonstad Magistrates Court found the policeman guilty of murder, discharge of a firearm and burglary on 5 August 2014. [Read More]

Warrant Officer appears in court for rape in White River, Mpumalanga

Pretoria - 15 July 2014

A 47 year old Warrant Officer appeared at the White River Magistrates Court for the alleged rape of a 67 year old woman on 14 July 2014. The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) Mpumalanga office arrested a SAPS member on the evening of 13 July 2014. The suspect was released on R1000 bail. [Read More]

IPID investigating the death of 21 year old woman in Alexandra, Gauteng

Pretoria - 14 July 2014

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating the death of 21 year old Aphiwe Zweni allegedly due to assault by policemen in Alexandra, Gauteng. The alleged assault took place on 09 July 2014 and the victim passed away on 11 July 2014. [Read More]

SAPS Constable facing a charge of attempted murder - Olivenhoutbosch CAS 77/07/2014

Pretoria - 08 July 2014

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is investigating a case of attempted murder against a police constable from Olivenhoutbosch, Gauteng. [Read More]


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Minister of Police
Mr. Nkosinathi


Deputy Minister
Ms. Makhotso
Magdeline Sotyu


Executive Director
Mr Robert McBride