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Organization : SAPS – South African Police Service
Facility : Application Process for Police Act
Head Office : Pretoria
SAPS Application Process for Police Act
** Application For Appointment In Terms Of The South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act No 68 Of 1995)
Related : SAPS How to become a Reservist : www.southafricain.com/1586.html
Someone who applies to be appointed in terms of the SAPS Act, 1995 must :
** fill out the official application form and affirm under oath or by means of a solemn declaration that the information he/she supplied on the application, is true and correct
** have permanent residency in the Republic of South Africa (RSA), of which he/she must give documentary proof
** be at least 18 years old, but younger than 30 years (documentary proof is needed)
** undergo a physical and medical examination as determined by the SAPS, and must be found to be physically and mentally fit to be appointed in the post for which he/she applies
** undergo a psychological assessment as determined by the National Commissioner of the SAPS, and must be found to fit the profile of a police official
** have a Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or an equivalent qualification, of which he/she must present documentary proof
** be fluent in English and at least one other official language
** be prepared to take the oath of office
** be prepared to undergo any training as determined by the National Commissioner of the SAPS
** not have any visible tattoos that are contrary to the objectives of the SAPS
** not have previous criminal convictions
** let his/her fingerprints be taken
** be prepared to have his/her background checked
** be prepared to serve anywhere in South Africa.