The City of Joburg agree to release JMPD Chief

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    David Tembe the new JPMD chief poses for a portrait in his office. Tembe has over 20 years experiance with the emergency managment services and look forward to cleaning the streets in the Johanessburg CBD. Tembe trust is team and believes with him in charge there are some differences that are going to be made on the roads. JOHANESSBURG, PICTURE: KABELO MOKOENA

    The City of Johannesburg has, through a mutually agreed separation agreement, released Mr David Tembe from his position as the Chief of Police within the Johannesburg Metropolitan Department (JMPD).

    The Chief of Police vacated his position on 07 April 2020.

    Both parties have agreed to keep confidential the terms of separation.

    The City has appointed Director Sipho Dlephu, a veteran municipal police official with 36 years’ experience, as Acting Chief of Police.

    The City thank the former Chief of Police, Mr Tembe, for his service to the residents of Johannesburg and wishes him well.

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