5412-Police Officers

Job Title: 

Police Officers

Job Description: 

Police officers maintain law and order, patrolling public areas, enforcing laws and regulations and arresting suspected offenders.


Directing traffic and assuming authority in the event of accidents

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

1905 - Criminal Justice and Corrections

Specific Occupations: 

541201 - Traffic Officer
Description : Preserves safety on the roads through the enforcement of traffic rules.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Constable City Traffic, Driver Testing Officer, Police Patrol Officer, Road Safety Officer, Traffic Constable, Traffic Coordinator, Traffic Enquiry Constable, Traffic Pointsman / Woman, Traffic Safety Coordinator / Officer, Traffic Sergeant, Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors

541202 - Police Officer (Non-commissioned)
Description : Maintains public order, and enforces laws by investigating crimes, patrolling public areas and arresting offenders.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Bomb Squad Officer, Constable (SAPS), Crime Scene Coordinator / Officer, Crime Services Manager, Gang Intelligence Officer, Incident Response Constable, Inquests Constable / Officer, Metro Police Officer, Motor Vehicle Crime Coordinator, Mounted Police Officer, Neighbourhood Support Coordinator, Police Community Officer, Police Dog Training Instructor, Police Patrolman / Woman, Police Station Control Manager, Police Station Sergeant, Police Surveillance Officer, Prosecutions Constable / Officer / Sergeant, Relief Sergeant, Rural Sergeant, Search and Rescue Officer, Services Desk Officer / Public Reception Constable, Tactical Response Group Officer, Threat Assessment Officer

541203 - Military Police Official
Description : Provides a military policing support to the armed forces in peace time as well as during military operations.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Military Policeman

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa