Independent Police Investigative Directorate

By | June 16, 2022

Independent Police Investigative Directorate

Independent Police Investigative Directorate

Independent Police Investigative Directorate

Independent Police Investigative Directorate

  • ERRATUM: INVESTIGATIVE DIRECTORATE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INDEPENDENT POLICE: Please take note that the position of Director: Communication and Marketing, reference number Q9/2021/43, was published in the Public Service Vacancy Circular on July 30, 2021, with an application deadline of August 16, 2021. Applicants for the position have been told that successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry Program, as endorsed by the National School of Government, will be a condition for an appointment at the SMS level. This is a public-sector-specific training curriculum that will be suitable for SMS-level appointments. If an individual has successfully completed a Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme, they may be eligible for employment at the SMS level as of April 1, 2020.
  • Shortlisted candidates should be reminded that they must present proof of registration for the Pre-entry Certificate, which can be found at Prior to taking up the position, the appointee must have completed the pre-entry certificate and be in possession of it.

Statement of Values
Statement of IPID Values

At the IPID, we uphold the highest ethical and moral standards. Our values serve as the foundation upon which we function and respond.

IPID Values
  • Independence and Impartiality
  • Mutual Respect and Trust
  • Integrity and Honesty
  • Transparency and Openness
  • Equity and Fairness
  • Commitment and Accountability


  • A strong independent monitoring agency that ensures that policing is committed to upholding the rule of law and human dignity.


  • Conduct independent, impartial, and high-quality investigations into alleged criminal offenses committed by members of the South African Police Services (SAPS) and Metro Police Services (MPS), and make appropriate recommendations in accordance with the IPID Act, all while maintaining the highest level of integrity and excellence.

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