Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Gould, Chandre, Guy Lamb, Gregory Mthembu-Salter, Steven Nakana and Dennis Rubel. 2004 ‘The South African Police Service and Firearms Control.’ Hide and Seek: Taking Account of Small Arms in Southern Africa, pp. 146-147. Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies. 1 October
SAPS Firearms Policy
The South African Police Service (SAPS) is the primary institution responsible for the control of small arms and light weapons in South Africa.
The Commissioner of the SAPS reports directly to the President.
Operations by the SAPS are overseen by the Department of Safety and Security, which includes the civilian Secretariat for Safety and Security, the body that advises the Minister…