South Australia Police (SAPOL)

South Australia Police (SAPOL)

Organisation Address
Headquarters: 100 Angas St Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
Organisation Phone
13 1444 Police Assistance
Organisation Email
GPO Box 1539 Adelaide, SA 5001 Australia
Hours:
Administration: Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Branch address:
  • METROPOLITAN 24 HOUR POLICE STATIONS
  • Adelaide, Christies Beach, Elizabeth, Holden Hill, Port Adelaide, Sturt
  • COUNTRY 24 HOUR POLICE STATIONS
  • Berri, Mount Barker, Mount Gambier, Murray Bridge, Port Augusta, Port Lincoln, Whyalla

SAPOL has six core functions prescribed in the Police Act 1998. They are to: uphold the law; preserve the peace; prevent crime; assist the public in emergency situations; coordinate and manage responses to emergencies; regulate road use and prevent vehicle collisions

Information
Services
  • Crime prevention and law enforcement - civil and criminal
  • Crimestoppers - anti-crime initiative involving the police, media and the community. Members of the public can provide anonymous information about serious crimes, investigations and missing people, 7 days per week 8am - 10pm, tel. 1800 333 000
  • Community initiatives - Police Band, tel. 8207 4106; Blue Light Programs and Police Rangers, tel. 8204 2234; Children's Road Safety School, tel. 8207 4115; Watch SA, tel. 8204 2205
  • Home Assist Scheme - home safety and security assessment, information and advice for frail aged and people with a disability and their carers, tel. 7322 3211
  • Police Liaison Officers - trained officers work with multicultural communities, indigenous communities and the gay and lesbian (GLBTI) communities. Aboriginal and Multicultural Liaison Officers can be contacted through local police stations. Gay and Lesbian Liaison Officers are located at police stations metropolitan and country areas
  • Victim Liaison Officers provide information about support and counselling services for crime victims and their families - contact local police stations
Last updated: 16/05/2017
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