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South African Police Service (SAPS): Internship Opportunities 2024 Apply Now

SAPS is pleased to offer internship opportunities to motivated and aspiring individuals who are eager to gain valuable experience in the field of law enforcement. As an intern with SAPS, you will have the opportunity to work alongside seasoned professionals, gaining insights into various aspects of policing while contributing to the safety and security of our communities.


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  • Assist in various operational activities, including patrols, crime prevention initiatives, and community engagement programs.
  • Support administrative tasks within police stations, such as data entry, report generation, and record-keeping.
  • Participate in investigations under the guidance of experienced detectives, learning about evidence collection, interviewing techniques, and case management.
  • Contribute to public awareness campaigns and educational workshops aimed at promoting safety and crime prevention.
  • Collaborate with other law enforcement agencies, government entities, and community organizations to address specific challenges and enhance overall security.
  • Must be a South African citizen.
  • Currently enrolled in or recently completed a relevant degree or diploma program (e.g., Criminal Justice, Policing, Criminology, Law).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to adhere to SAPS policies, procedures, and ethical standards.
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving the community and upholding the law.
Job Benefits
  • Gain practical experience and valuable insights into law enforcement operations.
  • Opportunity to work with experienced professionals and mentors.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the criminal justice system and policing practices.
  • Enhance your professional skills and expand your network within the law enforcement community.
  • Potential for career advancement within SAPS or related fields upon successful completion of the internship program.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, along with a cover letter explaining their motivation for applying and outlining their relevant skills and experiences. Please specify "Internship Opportunities" in the subject line.

Join SAPS and be part of a dedicated team committed to making a difference in the lives of others and ensuring the safety and security of South Africa's communities. We look forward to welcoming passionate individuals who are ready to embark on this rewarding journey with us.

Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Law Enforcement
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0002, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 7, 2024
Valid through
February 23, 2028
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