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How can I get involved?

Complete the registration form 

You will be contacted by someone from LS4 to take you through the process.


 Operational functions of the Community Safety Structures

  • Eyes and ears of the SAPS.

  • If the need arises, carry out a citizen’s arrest in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No 68 of 1977), section 42.

  • Performing patrol duties that will serve as a crime deterrent.

  • Preserving crime scenes when first on the scene.

  • Facilitating good relations in the neighbourhood.

  • Rendering a voluntary service.

  • Reporting crime and crime in progress to the SAPS.

  • Creating crime prevention awareness amongst the community.

Thus, we can summarise the objectives of LS4 patrols as:

  • Eyes and Ears of SAPS.

  • Provide a support role to the community.

  • Provide a support role to SAPS.

  • Ensure visible ‘policing’ during peak crime times.

  • Deter criminal activity in the LS4 area.


Free training is provided to patrollers at the Joint Operations Centre.

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