SABS ISO 9001 certification for law enforcement agency

August 2002 News

The Strategic Surveillance Unit (SSU) in Cape Town became the first law enforcement agency to achieve SABS ISO 9001 certification with the help of Securicor Gray.

(Left to right): Lee Kingma, human resources director, Securicor Gray; Riedewaan Wagiet, manager, SSU, holding the SABS ISO 9001 certificate; Jeremy Horner, Securicor Gray regional director; and Koos van Deventer, regional director, Securicor Gray
(Left to right): Lee Kingma, human resources director, Securicor Gray; Riedewaan Wagiet, manager, SSU, holding the SABS ISO 9001 certificate; Jeremy Horner, Securicor Gray regional director; and Koos van Deventer, regional director, Securicor Gray

As part of the process to attain this goal, a new approach to metropolitan policing was introduced, in which a closed circuit television system (CCTV) plays an integral role in reducing crime in hot spots throughout the city.

Securicor Gray Western Cape has provided trained surveillance operators to the SSU since the inception of their operations in 1998, funded by the City of Cape Town. The management team of the SSU set itself a goal to obtain SABS ISO listing to distinguish itself as a law enforcement agency and visually demonstrate its commitment to quality.

Training focused on quality awareness and surveillance competencies.

For more information: Securicor Gray SA, 011 616 1218.





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