Minister Plato to host Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) meeting for Cape Town Central police cluster

Minister Dan Plato

Western Cape Government, Community Safety

Today, 3 December 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation processes for the Cape Town Central police cluster.

During this meeting, the suburbs in the City Bowl, around Table Bay Harbour, as well as Camps Bay, Kensington, Maitland, Pinelands, Sea Point, and Woodstock will have the opportunity to identify, discuss and confirm the specific needs and priorities facing their communities. They will also have an opportunity to engage the Minister of Community Safety, Community Policing Forum (CPF) and Cluster CPF Chairpersons, their respective Neighbourhood Watch structures, and South African Police Services (SAPS) station commanders.

It is important that all communities use the consultation process as an opportunity to have their say on their safety concerns. Through the PNP, the Western Cape Government is committed to working Better Together to increase the safety of all our communities.

There will be an opportunity for photographs and interviews. Please contact to coordinate and arrange possibility of studio interviews or one-on-one interviews.

This meeting will be the second last public engagement as part of the Department of Community Safety’s five month consultation process across the province which aims to gather information from communities on their specific policing needs and priorities. The inputs from all 25 meetings to be held in the province will be included in the PNP report to be submitted to the National Minister of Police for his consideration when determining where different policing resources are needed.