Independent Policing Union of South Africa
The mission of IPUSA is to function independently from political influence and influences by the employer, whilst at the same time ensuring that our members’ interests are safeguarded at all times. Hence our motto is “Our Members are our Interest”.
Background & Overview
In Setswana ipusa means independent. Incidentally, the Independent Policing Union of South Africa (“IPUSA”) was born out of the need to establish a trade union whose primary goal is to serve the interests of its members whilst functioning completely independent from political and the employer’s influences.
IPUSA was established in 2021 by the individuals who have vast experience in collective bargaining. Many of which have previously held senior positions within the current majority police unions and within the South African Police Service (“SAPS”). These are men and women who can attest to the fact that the best interests of the majority of the SAPS’ members are not safeguarded at all times in the current system, owing to lack of independent functioning.
As a trade union in the policing sector, our services are mainly to:
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The mission of IPUSA is to function independently from political influence and influences by the employer, whilst at the same time ensuring that our members’ interests are safeguarded at all times.
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