Friday, 25 October 2019 22:45

The SAPS crime-fighting app has been officially launched.


Vodacom and the South African Police Service(SAPS) have officially launched the MySAPS app – a platform which aims to streamline crime reporting.

In a statement issued today, Vodacom announced the official launch of the app.

“This will further strengthen the relationship between the police and communities – creating better policing for the future,” said Public Enterprises Managing Executive Rudi Matjokana.



SAPS National Commissioner General Khehla Sitole said MySAPS will give South Africans easier access to police services and information.

“Our end goal through the introduction of this app, is to create a safer society for all South Africans.”


Users of the MySAPS app will have access to several features, including:

    • Provide Tip-offs – The ability to submit crime tip-offs anonymously through the app.
    • Find police stations and facilities – The ability to locate the nearest police station or vulnerable services facilities.
    • Emergency Alert – The ability to send emergency messages in case of danger.

The MySAPS app is available for smartphones from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store in South Africa.

Feature phones users can also use the USSD string *134*10111# to access the SAPS Crime Tip Off line.