The South African government’s commitment to regulate the digital landscape has impacted a billion Rands investment in cybersecurity to aid the evolution of law enforcement. The evolution of information technology has reportedly impacted the Gauteng authority to assent to a bid for electronic policing to regulate the fraction of its population that normalized crime.
The Zulu government’s approach to curbing crime by deploying high-end gadgets will minimize skyrocketed crime rates and likewise impact other factions of the South African law enforcement agencies as the inland police department gateways endorsement of tech tweaks to police real-time and digital crimes.
The bid for e-policing on South Africans erupted from the existing electronic governance campaign led by the Gauteng authority council to ease the ruling cabinet functions and procedures to increase efficiency and transparently nurture the governed towards law-abiding citizens.
The e-government system Gauteng birthed is an ideal regional digital agency dubbed the Gauteng Department of e-Government that has been judiciously proactive in embracing emerging technology. The Gauteng Department of e-Government executive council member, Mzi Khumalo orchestrated the bid to assent a diversification of law enforcement in line with the agency’s draft about the scopes of digitally policing crime
The Gauteng Department of e-Government introduces an extension of its function dubbed e-Policing to aid seamless law enforcement. The concept of e-Policing is an emerging internet technology that has reportedly been practiced by many law enforcement agencies around the world to improve the law.
The Gauteng digital agency has reportedly joined the list of government bodies to adopt the e-police per its announcement that committed R1.7 billion to innovate the Gauteng police force with deployable technology infrastructure. Khumalo’s announcement revealed that the allocation fund will be used to purchase hardware technology products, especially drones, and CCTV — perhaps a software system will be developed as well to monitor the hardware.
The e-police orchestrator’s announcement also revealed that the drones and the CCTV camera will be deployed within the Gauteng province to duly manage crime manifestation. This technology hardware will be installed in significant spots to surveil crime actors. Likewise mounting CCTV cameras on major roads where criminals are bound to leave trails being caught on footage.