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News: Media Invitation: Police to promote fitness and a healthy lifestyle by taking part in various sporting codes and exercise activities at National Police Day

Media Invite
South African Police Service


PRETORIA - The South African Police Service (SAPS) will celebrate its annual National Police Day by promoting fitness and wellness within its ranks.

The day will entail sporting codes and fitness activities to encourage members’ participation in sport and to institutionalise health and wellness culture in the organisation. Last year, the SAPS signed a ground breaking memorandum of understating (MOU) with Virgin Active and Planet Fitness to ensure that members remain physically fit and healthy.

The Day’s festivities will start with a fun run at 05:30 and as well as an aerobics session.Members will also participate in various sporting activities such as Netball and Soccer.

The Minister of Police, General Bheki Cele, the Deputy Minister of Police, Mr Cassel Mathale and the National Commissioner of SAPS, General Fannie Masemola will take part in exercise activities.

Media is cordially invited to cover the event as follows:

Date: Thursday, 15 February 2024
Time: 05:30
Venue: SAPS Tshwane Academy

Members of the media must RSVP to National Media Liaison Officer: Lieutenant Colonel Vincent Mukhathi 071 462 5516


Brigadier Athlenda Mathe
082 040 8808


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