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Top cop calls for extra mile as force falls short of KPIs

Shalveen Chand
Saturday, July 19, 2014

YESTERDAY'S second quarter parade was a wake-up call for police officers in the Central, Eastern and Southern divisions.

Officers were informed of their achievement with their key performance indicators, and Police Commissioner Ben Groenewald reminded them where they stood and where they should be.

He pointed out that of the eight key performances indicators set out by the government, they achieved only five from the given benchmarks.

"However, of the three KPIs that we did not achieve, it should be noted that we registered overall decreases but not to the required targets and measurements set out by government," said Mr Groenewald.

"In the reduction of complaints and disciplinary offences by 50 per cent, we did not achieve this target. An overall decrease of 18 per cent was recorded although decreases were recorded across all divisions with the Central Division alone recording a decrease of 63 per cent.

"In the reduction of crime by 10 per cent, we achieved an overall decrease of 19 per cent. I must again commend the Central Division for the 47 per cent decrease recorded under this KPI."

Mr Groenewald said the 10 per cent target in reducing serious crimes was not achieved and this was a concern.

Crime against women target was set at 10 per cent, however, only 6 per cent reduction was noted. Crimes against children were down 17 per cent against the set target of 10 per cent.

The commissioner was happy with 70 per cent detection rate.

By division, the Central Division was better than the Eastern and Southern.








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