Mbalula urges new police recruits not to be corrupt
Minister Fikile Mbalula officially welcomed nearly 3,500 constables to the service at a ceremony in Pretoria on Friday.
PRETORIA - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has urged newly graduated police constables not to be corrupted and to serve and protect the people of South Africa.
Mbalula and National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole officially welcomed nearly 3,500 constables to the service at a ceremony in Pretoria on Friday.
Minister Mbalula says the policing career is a calling.
“It is a wonderful career, you are coming out here with knowledge and training, don’t lose it along the way. Use that training to serve and protect these people who are around us here today.”
General Sitole says he’s proud of the graduates.
“I have a very strong belief that all of you chose policing as a calling.”
Sitole urged the constables not to hesitate to protect themselves when faced with violent criminals.
Dear South Africa— RSA Minister of Police (@MbalulaFikile) December 22, 2017
Today thousands of new police officers graduated from the Police college and are ready to serve and protect.
I’m proud of the work SAPS continues to do to ensure we are safe and protected. pic.twitter.com/EtQJ2rv4Ox
#sapsHQ Media Statement: More than 3000 newly trained police officers pass-out. The passing-out parades were held at SAPS Tshwane Academy, SAPS Bhisho Academy in the Eastern Cape and SAPS Bishop Lavis in the Western Cape. NP https://t.co/DKTO3LoKHT pic.twitter.com/vpncxlan5u— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) December 22, 2017
SAPS Parade:— RSA Minister of Police (@MbalulaFikile) December 22, 2017
Trainee mbokodos - you strike a Police woman - you strike a rock !! pic.twitter.com/8KpUdmYVv3
SAPS CODE OF CONDUCT— RSA Minister of Police (@MbalulaFikile) December 22, 2017
As read by a SAPS Trainee
... serve and protect ... pic.twitter.com/kA41Eehl9w