Minimum requirements for the SAPS recruitment drive
1. Between the ages of 18 and 30.
2. Possession of a Grade 12 certificate.
3. Proficient in at least two languages, of which one must be English.
4. Prepared to take the oath of office.
The below is simply to give you a rough estimate of yearly pay of police.
Police officers: Between R120 000 – R243 000 per year.
Police Sergeants: Between R185 000 – R233 000 per year.
Higher ranking officials can earn more than R450 000 per year.