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Our Vision

While we continually develop our capacity to respond to challenges, we also aspire to provide the best policing services to meet the changing needs and expectations of South Australians. It's a matter of great pride and we are committed to ensuring the best services through our strategic direction (PDF, 618kb) vision and goals.

SAPOL's vision is to provide a visible, responsive police service for all South Australians. Our goals are to:

  • ensure police are more visible, available and responsive to the public
  • take a highly visible 'prevention first' approach to reduce crime and improve road safety
  • ensure professional and effective management of emergencies to protect life and property
  • improve communication and engagement with the community
  • improve development and support for police staff
  • innovate to meet serious crime trends such as organised crime and cybercrime
  • build more multi-agency collaboration for wider community benefits
  • enhance public confidence, trust and reputation of police.

Whether you join SAPOL as a Police Officer, Protective Security Officer, Public Servant or Community Constable, these are the guiding principles that will shape your career and your experiences.