Recruits: SAPS warns against fake certificates

2011-11-28 00:00

A QUALIFICATION in policing does not necessarily secure a position in the SA Police Service, warned police spokesperson Colonel Jay Naic­ker.

Recruits must have completed a physical assessment, psychometric test and medical evaluation and supply a valid matric certificate and driver’s licence with a clean criminal record to be accepted for contractual two-year probation.

Naicker’s statement follows the closing down of illegal colleges last year that provided fake certificates.

“Only Government Police Academies and certain registered Higher Education Institutions and FET Colleges authentically offer such qualifications or training,” Naicker added.

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