Eyes and Ears Initiative (E2)

Eyes and Ears Initiative (E2)

General Information

The Eyes and Ears Initiative (E2) is an official joint crime fighting initiative between the South African Police Service (SAPS), Business Against Crime South Africa (BACSA) and the Private Security Industry (PSI) whereby the PSI formally cooperates with the SAPS by relaying information directly to the Provincial Operational Command Centre (POCC) and in some instances, receiving such relevant information directly from it.

The PSI, through BACSA, has at least one representative on a 24/7 basis in the POCC. All PSI participants use the agreed Integrated Communications Platform (ICP) which uses the Push-To-Talk (HALO PTT) technology over Cellular communication network and a Telegram/WhatsApp group to communicate with the PSI staff in the E2 POCC.


The objectives of the E2 initiative are:


Requirements for participation are:

Note: Have the above documents ready in separate pdf documents to be uploaded during application process.

Terms and conditions

General terms and conditions:

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