Bloemfontein: The Free State Management and personnel is honoured to welcome in their reigns the young and energetic newly appointed Provincial Commissioner. Major General Moeketsi Sempe who was Deputy Provincial Commissioner, Policing in the Free State was appointed as the Provincial Commissioner at the level of Lieutenant General on Friday the 30 March 2018 by the Minister of Police, Mr Bheki Cele and the National Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khehla Sitole.
Lieutenant General Sempe has a vast experience in policing and an impeccable knowledge of policy frameworks. A young and dynamic strategist, visionary and researcher who is able to work on his own initiative and as part of the team. He has proven leadership skills which involve managing, developing, motivating, propelling teams and harnessing necessary resources and energy to achieve set objectives.
He is a first class strategic thinker with analytical, decision making, problem solving, technological, report writing and communication skills. He has been part of the SAPS policy committee since 2015 until now and has served for 9 years in senior management position both in the SAPS and Mpumalanga Provincial Government and is dedicated to maintain high quality standards. Lieutenant General Sempe has always been known and regarded as an example of excellence, tenacity, perseverance, humility and selfless service. His appointment will indeed sway policing in the Free State in the right direction of service to all its inhabitants.
“My vision is to turn Free State into a policing model for the country through “RRR”;
Revival – Providing inspirational leadership
Reformation – to introduce radical changes gradually; and,
Restoration – restoration of the basic tenets of policing; as well as multidisciplinary working with all sectors of the community and Government departments”, said Lieutenant General Sempe.