The new boss of the Crime Intelligence division in the South African Police Service is Anthony “Peter” Jacobs.
In an announcement on Thursday evening, police serve Bheki Cele said Jacobs, the previous head of wrongdoing insight in the Western Cape territory, takes up his new part instantly as lieutenant-general.
The crime intelligence division of police has been hit by several scandals including that senior officers committing fraud and corruption, and that security clearances had been falsified.
Cele also announced the appointment of two other national divisional commissioners and provincial commissioner.
Lieutenant-General Tebello Mosikile is the new head of the SAPS detective services while Lieutenant-General Samson Shitlabane is the new national boss of protection and security services.
Lieutenant-General Moeletsi Sempe is the new top cop in the Free State province.