TWO female officers have taken over at the helm at SAPS Kamesh as from 1 February 2021 and are responsible for ensuring that the community in this area is and feels safe. Colonel Marieka du Preez was appointed as the new Station Commander and Lieutenant Colonel Leonie Peters was appointed as the head of the detective service at the station.
First female Station Commander at Kamesh
Colonel Marieka du Preez hails from the Baviaanskloof and matriculated in Willowmore before she joined the police at the tender age of 17. She started her policing career at SAPS Baviaanskloof in 1992, where she became the first female police member that was enrolled at the station, previously known as Studtis.