Gen­eral Khehla John Si­tole Na­tional Com­mis­sioner of the South African Po­lice Ser­vice

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Gen­eral Khehla John Si­tole has been ap­pointed Na­tional Com­mis­sioner of the South African Po­lice Ser­vice (SAPS).

Gen­eral Si­tole has more 31 years' ex­pe­ri­ence in the SAPS, hav­ing joined in 1986.

Gen­eral Si­tole has served in var­i­ous rank struc­tures start­ing as stu­dent and re­ceiv­ing ba­sic train­ing in 1986.

He has oc­cu­pied var­i­ous se­nior man­age­ment po­si­tions in­clud­ing those of Pro­vin­cial Com­mis­sioner of the Free State, Deputy Na­tional Com­mis­sioner of the SAPS and prior to his ap­point­ment as Na­tional Com­mis­sioner, Di­vi­sional Com­mis­sioner of Pro­tec­tion and Se­cu­rity Ser­vices.

Gen­eral Si­tole con­cep­tu­alised and de­vel­oped the Free State Crime Pre­ven­tion Strat­egy, which has been in­te­grated with the Na­tional De­vel­op­ment Plan, as well as the North­ern Cape Youth Crime Pre­ven­tion Strat­egy which won an in­ter­na­tional award, among oth­ers.

Gen­eral Si­tole also de­signed the Fu­sion Cen­tre Con­cept, which is the first-of-its-kind and brings both the strate­gic and op­er­a­tional di­men­sions to­gether through multi-dis­ci­plinary col­lab­o­ra­tion.This con­cept was placed at the cen­tre of the Pro­vin­cial Crime Pre­ven­tion Strat­egy as a plat­form for co­or­di­na­tion.

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