JOINT SITTING TUESDAY 25 JUNE 2019 Page 223 serious inroads in economic crimes

Joint sitting tuesday 25 june 2019 page 223 serious

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JOINT SITTING TUESDAY, 25 JUNE 2019 Page: 223 serious inroads in economic crimes and we are witnessing significant arrests in this regard. To date, we have 1800 dockets which have been submitted to the National Prosecuting Authority, NPA for determination. They are dealing with corruption in the Republic of South Africa. [Applause.] That is why the determination will have to be made. So, we are pushing on this one. The plans to fully capacitate the unit with sufficient resources and relevant manpower are underway. To this end, a detective academy will be established to strengthen the capacity and training of new detectives and specialized investigators. Co- operation between prosecutors and investigators through prosecutorial guided investigation will be intensified to improve the success rate of all priority cases. Moreover, the project of the establishment of specialized courts will be enhanced in order to promote the effectiveness and efficiency of the criminal justice system. Hon members, the continuous report of alleged police corruption is receiving attention, hence we are enhancing the capacity of
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UNREVISED HANSARD JOINT SITTING TUESDAY, 25 JUNE 2019 Page: 224 the watchdog bodies in this regard. The process of the appointment of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, IPID head is currently underway. In responding directly to the scourge of gangsterism, the Anti-Gang Unit will be elevated to a national division and other specialised unit will be introduced. This unit will extend its mandate in dealing with other fear crimes that are terrorising our communities. These include murder, rape, car hijackings, house robberies, house burglaries and cash-in-transit heists. The success rate of the 72 hour activation plan is gaining momentum. This plan mobilizes maximum resources to ensure that preliminary investigation is done thoroughly and to guarantee that no evidence is lost and perpetrators are expeditiously brought to book. This was done at the backdrop of the spike in cash-in-transit heist which dropped drastically in 2018. Crime trends are global in nature; therefore our efforts to enhance international relations will be strengthened. Our active participation in INTERPOL Programme is yielding positive results in fighting transnational crimes and terrorism. Extensive
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UNREVISED HANSARD JOINT SITTING TUESDAY, 25 JUNE 2019 Page: 225 technological advancement in the fight against crime is crucial. The JCPS cluster departments will set aside dedicated funding to improve technology that will drastically reduce all priority crimes. Automated systems will be introduced in certain environments to improve efficiency. The world revolves around technology and no country will succeed in the fight against crime without significant investment in technology, within the spectrum of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
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