We, as Police Officials of the South African Police Service commit ourselves to the creation of a safe and secure environment for all people in South Africa by –
participating in endeavours to address the root causes of crime in the community;
preventing action which may threaten the safety or security of any community; and
investigating criminal conduct which has endangered the safety or security of the community and bringing the perpetrators thereof to justice.
In realization of the aforesaid commitment, we shall at all times –
uphold the Constitution and the law;
be guided by the needs of the community;
give full recognition to the needs of the South African Police Service as my employer; and
cooperate with the community, government at every level and all other related role-players.