Ipid 24-hour hotline was launched on Monday by Police Minister Bheki Cele along with the police watchdog’s government director Jennifer Ntlatseng.
Cele mentioned the Ipid hotline will allow communities to have higher entry to justice and recourse.
This hotline is prompted by the necessity to have the women and men in blue checked.
South Africans will be capable to report law enforcement officials discovered committing crimes in actual time.
A number of officer have been linked to numerous crimes throughout the lockdown which incorporates the demise of Collins Khosa in April.
Simply this morning a high police officer was arrested in connection to prices of corruption, fraud, cash laundering and theft.
Cele endorsed this hotline initiative by Ipid.
“I imagine the launch of this quantity brings Ipid as soon as step nearer in higher positioning itself as an efficient and neutral oversight physique of the police.”
Ntlatseng defined that: “all of the neighborhood or public does is name the quantity. It should go straight to a criticism receptionist who will take down the criticism. As soon as it’s registered, it’s allotted to an investigator. The subsequent day the investigator might be calling to grasp the depth of the case.”
Cele urged South Africans to solely use the quantity to report law enforcement officials linked to crime.