Community Police Patrollers
It could be seen as a Neighbourhood Watch system that has been re-engineered and is wholly managed by the CPF, and comprises of accredited and trained volunteers.
Purpose of the Patrollers
- Provide a presence within an area by means of PATROLS, both by vehicle and per foot, with the intention of CRIME Prevention.
- Identifying and reporting Suspicious and or Criminal activities to the Police on a real-time basis.
- Assisting the Sector Manager (SAPS) with qualified information regarding CRIME “hot spots”.
- Being the “EYES & EARS” of the Communities in terms of Safety and Security.
- Work in collaboration with Security Companies to maintain a safe and secure neighbourhood.
How do I become a patroller?
- You need to be a LKCPF member
- You will complete a application form & sign an indemnity form
- Finger prints will be taken and screened by SAPS
- You will have to complete eight three hour shifts with a current patroller member
- On completion you will receive all uniform & decals applicable
- You will have to attend a monthly patrollers meeting and adhere to all rules within the structure