BPS Strategic Elements


The BPS shall be employed in and throughout Botswana to protect life and property, prevent and detect crime, repress internal disturbances, maintain security and public tranquillity, apprehend offenders, bring offenders to justice, duly enforce all written laws with which it is directly charged and generally maintain the peace (Botswana Police Act, Cap 21:01, section 6).

Our Vision:

To be a law enforcement agency of repute

Aspiration to provide a dignified service worthy of honour, a service that value relations with members of the community and treats customers with due respect

Our Mission:

To provide a professional policing service in partnership with the community

A service characterised by a high level of skill, competence, speed and attention to any emerging policing challenges, and that recognizes community participation for better prevention and detection of crime.

Our Core Values

  • Botho:
    A service characterized by humility, dignity, courtesy and respect for customers, regardless of their status in life.
  • Excellence
    An acceptable level of accuracy on all services provided to customers.
  • Integrity
    Displaying ethical behavior that recognizes the need for confidentiality, respect for human rights and good practice
  • Team work
    A service characterized by consultation, collective responsibility and support for each other.

Opprotunities at BPS

Wanted Persons


B/C/F Polina Moenyane of Tutume aged 24 years of Tututme village, Thini ward. The person is wanted for a murder case by Maun Police.


B/C/M Shimane Borman aged 36 is wanted for the offence of Theft Common by S.S.KA Police . The suspect resides at Maipei ward in Mmopane and he is from Gambule village, Gambule ward.


B/C/M Sydney Klinck age 31 years of Mahalapye, Botalaote ward is wanted by Palapye police for Theft of Motor Vehicle. He resides at H/N0 1590 White City in Gaborone.


B/C/M Tapologo Tshepo Motsewakgosi aged 26 years is wanted for the offence of Obtaining by False Pretenses by S.S.KA police. The suspect resides in Gaborone H/N0 27722.


B/C/M Tefo Lebodi of Seleka, Lebodi ward aged 31 year, is wanted by Maun police for Obtainning by False Pretenses case.


B/C/M Tshepang William Monamati aged 27 year of Tati Siding, Phusumane ward is wanted by S.S.KA police for Obtaining by False Pretenses case. The suspect resides at Tlokweng, Lenganeng ward.


B/C/F Lesego Edith Gabaitsiwe ,aged 43 years of Maun village, Botshabelo ward is wanted by Broadhurst police for Obtaining by False Pretences case. the accused resides at plot N0 17600 Ntshe ward in Francistown.

For Emergency Call


Special Support Group    

Special Support Group (SSG) is a para-military Branch of the Botswana Police Service (BPS). It was formed in 1978 when the Police Mobile Unit (PMU) that existed then was disbanded to form the nuclear of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) in 1977. SSG was born with a total strength of thirty-four (34) officers of different ranks. In 1990 it was transformed into companies, platoons and sections for easy command and control. It provides operational support to Divisions, Districts and Stations by;

  • Mobile and foot patrols
  • Escort/shipment of revenue and minerals
  • Escort of hardened criminals from State Prison to places of trial
  • VIP Protection
  • Border Patrols
  • Crime surveillance
  • Provision of security at political meetings, sports activities and demonstrations


It also compliments with the following specialized services

  • Public order operations
  • Tracking operations
  • Narcotic searches
  • Peace Keeping Missions
  • Disposal of explosives like bombs
  • Rescue operations
  • Scuba divers


The Commander Special Support Group
P O Box 40116
Fax: 3903305



Switchboard = 3957272
Commander(w) = 3912081
Deputy Commander(w) = 3914390
Director of Music (w) = 3903334