Crime a common foe

2016-04-14 06:00
 Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula and Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille in Gugulethu.

Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula and Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille in Gugulethu.

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Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula and Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille in Gugulethu on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment in fighting crime together.

The pair went on a walkabout of the community, engaging with residents.

Jula said: “In our obligation, we are required to ensure our communities are safe and they feel safe.”

De Lille demonstrated her commitment towards the partnership in the fight against crime, he said. Jula would make sure it was a partnership that yields results in ensuring the safety of communities.

“We are making a lot of breakthroughs together in our integrated approach, we are re-organising ourselves.

“We have a responsibility to keep on evaluating whether we are making an impact.

“An impact which will be in line with the expectations of the communities we serve,” he said.

Jula said the province has serious problems with drugs and gangsterism and, along with other serious crime, the partnership between police and the city was very important.

“We are here today in the spirit of co-operative governance to reaffirm our commitment to working with the SAPS to address the scourge of crime across our city,” De Lille said.

“According to Section 64C(2)(g) of the South African Police Service Act, No. 68 of 1995, an annual police plan must be developed by the executive head of the municipal police service after consultation with the South African Police Service and relevant community policing forums.

We are currently drawing up the 2016/17 plan for submission to Lieutenant General Jula by the end of April,” she said.

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