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​Today, Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba, MMC for Public Safety Cllr Michael Sun, Chief of Police Mr David Tembe and officials from the Department of Public Safety will hold a memorial service for the two JMPD officers who passed away during an accident on Monday evening. 

On Monday evening, several JMPD officers were deployed to their usual roadside check-duty on Witkoppen Road near Monte Casino and have pulled over three vehicles for a routine check when the driver of a double cab vehicle crashed into them.  Two of our female officers were fatally wounded; two other female officers, two passengers from the stopped vehicles as well as the driver of the double cab were seriously injured and taken to hospital.

The families of the deceased will also be in attendance. 

Members of the media are invited to join us as we pay our respects to the two officers and their families. 

Programme will be as follows:

Date: Thursday, 1 February 2018.

Wreath laying: 11:00 at Corner of Witkoppen and Cambridge Road, between Umhlanga Avenue and Hallam Road. 

Memorial Service: 13:00 at the JMPD Training Academy in Booysens, 1 Stevens Rd, Stafford.

Media enquiries:
Tanya Heydenrych
Media Specialist
Office of the Executive Mayor
081 4171 871