PREPARING SOUTH AFRICA FOR THE WORLD
A joint exercise between the SA Police Service and the Defence Force is taking place around four stadia and certain airfields.
The SAPolice Service (SAPS) is embarking on a nationwide recruitment drive, to increase the number of police officers to 190 000 ahead of the 2009 Confederations Cup and the 2010 World Cup.
With the 2010 World Cup looming fast, police have been given an arsenal of new equipment to boost security during the event.
Addressing lost luggage
Around 40m pieces of luggage are lost by airlines every year. First Luggage has launched in SA. The high-security VIP service operates in 80 countries, but SA is its first market in Africa - a response, in part, to the upcoming 2010 World Cup.
Gearing for 2010
Just metres from the construction site of Cape Towns 2010 World Cup stadium, these horses are being groomed to assist the SA Police Services with crowd control measures.
Tackling seaborne terrorism
The SA Navys Maritime Reaction Squadron has been launched to counter Mumbai-type acts of terrorism in ahead of the 2010 World Cup.
The South African Police Service (SAPS) has budgeted R1.3 billion to safeguard this Junes Confederation Cup and 2010s Soccer World Cup. There is a special emphasis on security in Gautent where the World Cup final will be staged.
54 BMWs for 2010
The South African Police Service (SAPS) has budgeted R1.3 billion to safeguard this Junes Confederation Cup and 2010s Soccer World Cup. The equipment acquisition list includes 54 BMW patrol vehicles.
Armed and ready
This Remote Operated Vehicle, a tracking robot, will assist the SA Police Services with their crime prevention operations for next years Confederations Cup and the 2010 World Cup.
Boost for 2010 WC air support
The SA Police Service have received two R44 Raven II helicopters which are intended to boost the country’s 2010 World Cup security programme.
Made in SA
On the field
The Girls Of 2010