Police app wins internationally

The My SAPS app promotional video has won an international award.
The My SAPS app promotional video has won an international award.

The My SAPS app promotional video has won first prize at the Crime Stoppers International Awards.

The South African Police Service was announced as the winner of the International Digital Award at the awards ceremony held in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday 30 September.

The Crime Stop office is a member of Crime Stoppers International (CSI). Each year, CSI recognises a number of individuals, programmes, activities and campaigns from around the world for excellence and for their contribution to the achievement of a CSI vision – to mobilise the world to report information on crime and criminals, anonymously.

This year, the police submitted the promotional video of the My SAPS app for the media awards category. This category recognises best practice in the advertising and promotion of Crime Stoppers campaigns, activities and specific calls to action, along with the level of community engagement achieved through these initiatives, across all mediums – print, television, radio, online and digital.

The management of the South African Police Service had commended the work that the Crime Stop office does in pursuit of providing a platform where the community may provide information on crime and criminals without fear of their identities being revealed.the Crime Stop office has been encouraged to continue delivering a remarkable service to the inhabitants of this country.

Police thank and appreciate all law abiding individuals that have heeded the call to participate in the fight against crime by calling Crime Stop on 08600 10111 and sending tip-offs on the My SAPS app.

  • You can watch the video on Youtube.

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