Buurtwag selfoon / Neighbourhood watch cellphone: 073 323-1050

Silverton polisie / Silverton Police: 012 845-4000

Sektor 3 polisie / Sector 3 police: 071 675-6345

Polisie noodnommer / Police emergency number: 10111

SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE EMERGENCY/REPORTING NUMBERS

10111

This is the only police emergency number to be use in cases of police-related emergencies. Prompt response to calls received by the 10111 Call Centre is of the utmost importance to ensure that calls are attended to as soon as possible. This number can be used anywhere in South Africa. The public must be informed that –

08600 10111

This is the Crime Stop number or a crime tip-off number that allows the community to report information on criminal activities anonymously. Drug dealing and other criminal activity can be reported on this Crime Stop number anonymously.

0800 333 177

This is the call centre for service delivery complaints. It can be used by the public if they are not satisfied with the service delivered by police officials. Members of the public should be encouraged to first use this number before complaining to the Presidential Hotline. Employees of the SAPS, who have exhausted all other internal avenues, may also use this number to complain about unfair treatment in the SAPS. This line is available 24 hours a day.

The importance of using these numbers is to ensure that –