Ekurhuleni Metro Police (EMPD) Specialized and By-Laws units have received 28 new motor vehicles from the Head of Department.
The handing over was conducted in Kempton Park area, at the Dries Niemandt stadium on May 11.
EMPD Chief Police Jabulani Mapiyeye was joined by his management team, to unveil the 13 Light Delivery Vehicles (LDV) and 15 sedans to their officers.
“This fleet will be utilized for attending crash/accident sites, rapid deployment to crime scenes, enforcing of municipal By-Laws, visible policing and serving our communities at large, amongst others” Chief Mapiyeye explained.
Officers seemed expressed their gratitude to the department.
Some say that the added wheels came at the right time, since police are also involved in enforcing COVID-19 lockdown regulations.