sapsSouth African Police Service

The South African Police Service is the national police force of the Republic of South Africa. The Constitution of South Africa lays down that the South African Police Service has a responsibility to prevent, combat and investigate crime, maintain public order, protect and secure the inhabitants of the Republic and their property, uphold and enforce the law, create a safe and secure environment for all people in South Africa, prevent anything that may threaten the safety or security of any community, investigate any crimes that threaten the safety or security of any community, ensure criminals are brought to justice and participate in efforts to address the causes of crime







Melville Sector falls under the jurisdiction of the Brixton Station in Johannesburg.

Phone Numbers: 011 248-5520 | 011 248 5500 | 011 248 5511

Email address:
Physical Address: Corner of Mercury & High Street, Brixton



In the event of an emergency please dial 10111 and not the Brixton Station.

In order to ensure a quick reaction time, stay calm and relay as much information as possible to the agent:

  • What is the emergency?
  • Is it life threatening?
  • Location of the the incident, always helpful to provide the nearest intersection
  • Details of suspects (even if it's just a general description)
  • Remember to ask for the reference number