Saps Online

Looking at Saps Online, the South African Police Service is the national police force of the Republic of South Africa. Its 1 154 police stations in South Africa are divided according to the provincial borders, and a Provincial Commissioner is appointed in each province. 

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Apply for Police Internship with the SAPS

A police internship is a great way to get experience with the SA Police, or SAPS as it is known.  Members of the police are respected in society and contribute to developing our democracy.

An internship with the police can lead to a long and successful career in law enforcement.

As well as the possibility of leading to a career in the police, an internship can also lead to jobs in traffic police, municipal police or private security.

The police are recruiting young men and women now to enter their internship programme.

The average pay for police officers is said to be between R100 000 and R450 000 per year.

Click here for details of the internship in your province

Apply for a Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)

If you want to emigrate or work abroad, you must apply for police clearance certificate at your nearest South African police station.

The certificate confirms whether you have a criminal record or not.

You must provide your full name, surname, date of birth and identity document or passport to the police at the police station where your finger prints will be taken.

If you are outside the country, you may apply at any police station in that country or at the South African Embassy.

Find out more about how to apply for a Police Clearance Certificate.

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