Western Cape MEC of Community
Safety will today officially launch the 2016/17 provincial Policing Needs and
Priorities determination process.
The annual determination of
the policing needs and priorities in the province will see the Department of
Community Safety hold public consultation sessions for each of the 16 police
clusters between May and October this year.
Spokesperson for MEC Plato,
Ewald Botha says....
“A key feature of the
2016/17 PNP process will be the extensive training provided to Neighbourhood
Watches and Community Policing Forums – the pulse of citizen-led safety
interventions in the communities”.
He says “The engagements will take the format of a two-day consultative workshop
and will include representatives of the South African Police Service,
Municipalities, Community Police Forums, Community Safety Forums,
non-governmental organisations, community based organisations, faith based
organisations, Neighbourhood Watches, and other local safety stakeholders”.
weekend, the communities of Cloetesville, Franschhoek, Groot-Drakenstein,
Klapmuts, Mbekweni, Paarl, Paarl East, Stellenbosch and Wellington have the
opportunity over the two days to contribute to the Safety Plan, as a safety
blueprint for communities which provides a shared ownership, responsibility and
accountability to safety”. Botha ended.
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