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 Helen Masera 

Manager: Security and Risk Management
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The Unit provides an effective management of security risks using a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of security risk management, control and governance processes. The Unit comprises of the security management services dealing with access control duties as well law enforcement dealing with implementation and enforcement of municipal by-laws.

The Limpopo Employement, Growth and Development Plan (LEGDP) as informed by the National Development Plan 2030 also outlined the Key Programme of action which also includes Safety and Security.

Safety and Security will not b achieved in isolation by the Municipality, hence the need to strengthen community participation in social crime prevention, through joint cooperation with South African Police service as well as other stakeholders in the security cluster.

Constitutional and Legislative Framework

Section 40 of the Constitution states that government is constituted as national, provincial and local spheres of government which are distinctive, interdependent and interrelated. Section 41,subsection (1) indicates that all spheres of government and all organs of state within each sphere must (a) preserve the peace ,national unity and indivisibility of the Republic .

Section 152 of the Constitution defines the objects of the local government. These include ensuring that safe and healthy environment is promoted.

•Manage and implement Municipal Security Services
•Develop SBU policies and by-laws
•Conduct risk profiling and VIP protection programmes
•Liaise with security stakeholders on security policy and community safety plan.
•Manage the protection of life, limb and property
•Manage and control activities of crime prevention asset protection
•Manage and facilitate socio- political activities, eg marches, demonstrations, etc •
•Manage, control and command crime prevention and control room operations.

•Security Management Policy
•Community Safety Plan
•Awareness Campaigns