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CRITERIA FOR ANTI HIJACKING AWARDS


CRITERIA FOR BEST TEAM AWARD

As a result of the complexities around combating hijackings it has been decided that the most effective team efforts will be measured on a combination of :

  • Reduction in the number of reported hijackings based on the previous months figure and compared to the same month of the previous year
  • The number of vehicle crime related arrests made
  • Number of vehicle crime related arrested suspects charged on the CAS
  • Number of vehicle crime related arrested suspects charged in court
  • Number of suspects convicted
  • Number of years imprisonment obtained in court for each person convicted
  • Number of vehicles confiscated and positively identified by owners; and
  • Number of second-hand dealers operating without a valid certificate in terms of the Second –hand Goods Act (Act No 23 of 1955) closed down
  • Number of firearms confiscated during the period

CRITERIA FOR THE BEST INDIVIDUAL MEMBER AWARD

Task teams follow a multi skilled approach and apply different disciplines in their each unique way. The criteria for outstanding performance have thus been separated as follows:

Crime Intelligence Gathering

  • Identification of vehicle crime related syndicates or syndicate members
  • Identification of receivers of stolen and hijacked vehicles
  • Identification of offset areas for stolen and hijacked vehicles
  • Linkages of suspects arrested with other outstanding cases
  • Number of informer claims submitted
  • Number of unscheduled and unremunerated after hours duties performed

Detectives

  • Level of crime scene handling(output = linking suspects with evidence recovered at the crime scene)
  • Number of vehicle related suspects arrested by the individual member ( tracing of suspect included) [Suspect must be charged on CAS and in court]
  • Number of suspects arrested from AVIS list
  • Number of stolen and hijacked vehicles positively identified as such
  • Number of cases in which bail was successfully opposed
  • Number of convictions
  • Number of years imprisonment obtained
  • Number of informer claims submitted
  • Number of unscheduled and unremunerated after hours duties performed

Crime Prevention / Rapid Response Teams

  • Number of vehicle crime related arrests charged on CAS and in court
  • Number of stolen and hijacked vehicles recovered
  • Firearms recovered
  • Number of informer claims submitted
  • Number of unscheduled and unremunerated after hours duties performed
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