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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
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]

Police Constable in the dock for partner’s fatal shooting – Delf Police Station

Pretoria - 03 July 2014

A police Constable aged 36 stationed at Bellville railway has allegedly shot and killed his partner (37) outside the deceased's place of residence on 03 July 2014. It is alleged that the couple was returning from Bellville Court over a domestic violence complaint against the police officer who had just received a court interdict. [Read More]

IPID arrest SAPS Warrant Officer for the rape of two minors – Kraaifontein CAS 1048/03/2014

Pretoria - 03 July 2014

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested a forty (40) year old male Warrant Officer following allegations that he had raped two fourteen (14) year old minors – both victims are males. The rape of one of the victims is alleged to have occurred over a period of four years starting from around 2010 when the victim was 10 years old. The suspect Warrant Officer is stationed at SAPS Bellville South 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