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Visible Policing and Operations Internships at SAPS 2024-25 New Job Hiring

The South African Police Service (SAPS) is the primary law enforcement agency of the Republic of South Africa. With a mission to prevent and combat crime, maintain public order, and protect and secure the inhabitants of South Africa, SAPS plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and security of the nation.

SAPS is offering internship opportunities in Visible Policing and Operations for motivated individuals who are passionate about serving their communities and gaining practical experience in law enforcement. As an intern in the Visible Policing and Operations department, you will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced law enforcement professionals, contribute to crime prevention efforts, and learn about the various facets of policing in South Africa.


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  • Assist with patrolling designated areas to deter crime and maintain public order.
  • Conduct foot patrols, vehicle patrols, and respond to emergency calls as directed.
  • Support the implementation of crime prevention initiatives and community outreach programs.
  • Assist in conducting investigations, gathering evidence, and preparing reports.
  • Provide assistance during public events, demonstrations, and other special operations.
  • Participate in training sessions and workshops to enhance knowledge of law enforcement procedures and techniques.
  • Collaborate with fellow interns and SAPS personnel to achieve departmental goals and objectives.
  • South African citizenship.
  • Aged between 18 and 35 years.
  • Completed Grade 12 (Matric) or equivalent qualification.
  • No criminal record.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and under pressure.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, including weekends and holidays.
  • Basic computer literacy.
Job Benefits
  • Hands-on experience in law enforcement and crime prevention.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced SAPS professionals.
  • Exposure to a wide range of policing activities and operations.
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact in your community.
  • Stipend in accordance with SAPS internship policy.
  • Potential for career advancement within SAPS upon successful completion of the internship.

Interested candidates should submit their applications online through the SAPS recruitment portal. Applications must include a detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications, and a copy of the applicant's ID. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessments and interviews.

Join SAPS as an intern in Visible Policing and Operations and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to keeping South Africa safe and secure. Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey in law enforcement!



Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Law Enforcement
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0001, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 11, 2024
Valid through
May 11, 2028
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