Department of Police (South Africa)

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Department of Police
Department overview
Jurisdiction Government of South Africa
Ministers responsible
  • Nkosinathi Nhleko, Minister of Police
  • Maggie Sotyu, Deputy Minister of Police
Department executive
  • , Director-General: Police

The Department of Police (formerly known as the Secretariat for Safety and Security) is one of the departments of the South African government. It oversees the South African Police Service and the Independent Complaints Directorate. The current Minister of Police is Nkosinathi Nhleko who replaced Nathi Mthethwa in May 2014.