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The SAPS offers careers in various fields. If you join the SAPS you can either become a police official or a civilian employee. Police officials are employed in terms of the South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act No 68 of 1995). Civilian employees are employed in terms of the Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No 103 of 1994). Most functional Police Officials are directly involved in preventing, combating or investigating crime. The other Police officials and civilian personnel carry out support functions.

Career information:
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Bursary Programme:

New class of Police Officers

 

 
Career Opportunities:
Senior Management
Vacancies
* Vacant posts: Senior Management [closing date: 23 Dec 2014]
Information
- Application process
- Application Form

Police Act
Vacancies
* Vacant Posts: Division: Technology Management Services [closing date: 29 Dec 2014 at 16:00]
* Vacant posts: Free State [closing date: 22 Dec 2014]
Information
- Application process
- Application form

Public Service Act
* Vacant Posts: Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation: National: Head Office [closing date: 29 Dec 2014]
* Vacant Posts: Division: Detective Service [closing date: 31 Dec 2014]
* Vacant Posts: Division: Technology Management Services [closing date: 29 Dec 2014 at 16:00]
* Security Officials: Division Human Resource Development [closing date: 24 Dec 2014 at 12:00]
* Presidential Protection Service [closing date: 19 Dec 2014]
* Vacant posts: Mpumalanga [closing date: 22 Dec 2014]
* Vacant posts: Limpopo Province [closing date: 22 Dec 2014]
* Vacant posts: Gauteng Province [closing date: 22 Dec 2014]
* Division : Operational Response Services [closing date: 19 Dec 2014]
Information
- Application process
- Application form

Police Trainees
Vacancies
* Basic enlistment requirements for vacancies for police trainees
- Read document before completing the application form to ensure it is completed correctly
* Application form
Provincial lists with vacant posts, closing date, addresses for submission of application forms and contact details
  Eastern Cape
Free State
Gauteng
KwaZulu Natal
Limpopo
Mpumalanga
Northern Cape
North West
Western Cape
* Preparation exercise programme
Information
- Application process
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