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  MEC Hlomuka Commends The Community Of Kwanongoma For Arresting A Suspected Hitmen After Shooting A Local Councillor August 2023

  MEC Hlomuka Commends The Police For The Arrest Of A Hitmen Believed To Be A Prime Suspect In The Port Sheptone Taxi Killing August 2023

  MEC Hlomuka Condemns The Brutal Murder Of Umsunduzi Lm Councilor And Tasks Law Enforcemnt To Intensify Manhunt For Third Suspect Who Is Still At Large 26 August 2023

  MEC Hlomuka Takes Swift Action To Address Recent Tragedy And Restore Order In The Area Of Umhlathuze Local Municipality 21 September 2023 2023

  Kwazulu-Natal Provincial Government Strengthens Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships To Fight Crime In The Province 29 August 2023

  MEC Hlomuka Urges Law Enforcement To Swiftly Apprehend Suspects Following A Folied Cash-In-Transit Robbery In Durban 23 August 2023

  Mec hlomuka and leadership of community crime fighting structures to heighten community safety August 2023

  MEC Hlomuka urges law enforcement to swiftly apprehend suspects following a folied cash-in-transit robbery in Durban 23 August 2023

  MEC Hlomuka welcomes the arrest of the prime suspect in the Umlazi mass shooting 15 August 2023

  IMEC Hlomuka calls for increased police deployment to beef up the manhunt for suspects following the death of six people in Umlazi 13 August 2023

  "Integrated crime prevention interventions results in arrest of over 8000 suspects" says MEC Hlomuka 03 August 2023

  MEC Hlomuka welcomes life sentence for eThekwini ward 103 murderer 02 August 2023

  MEC Hlomuka commends police for the recovery of an ammunition manufacturing machine at KwaMashu hostel

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About the Head of Department


Mr Blessing Sibusiso Gumbi, known as “Sibusiso” officially joined the KZN Department of Community Safety and Liaison as the Head of Department (HOD) as from the 1st of June 2020. Mr. Gumbi whose previous position was HOD for KZN Department of Transport (DOT) from 2013 to May 2020. DOT is a sister Department of Community Safety and Liaison. Prior to that he was the Senior General Manager in the Provincial Regulatory Entity which encompasses two wings; the Regulatory Authority and Monitoring and Compliance. He visited and participated in numerous countries to deal with transportation matters. He also served in quite a number of structures that deals with peace and stability including Justice, Crime and Prevention System (JCPS).

Gumbi holds the following academic qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Admin – UKZN (1994)
  • Honours in Bachelor of Admin (Industrial Relations) UKZN (1995)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Transportation Management – University of Johannesburg (1999)
  • Attended Transport Seminars and Workshops in USA, Germany, Curitiba, Columbia and Brazil

The significant role for the HOD is to provide strategic administration direction, work hand in hand with the MEC to ensure that the department is able to achieve its mandate by law which is to monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of the police service and promote community police relations.

PURPOSE: To monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of the police service and promote community police relations


  • Facilitate the effective and efficient functioning of the Provincial Secretariat for Police for the Province of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Manage and monitor the provision of Corporate Management Services
  • Ensure that efficient internal audit and risk management services are provided in the Department


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