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sapsTimesLIVE reports that Police Minister Bheki Cele has announced that Jennifer Ntlatseng has been appointed the new executive director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid).  

The position had been vacant since Robert McBride's departure in February 2019.  The minister noted that Ntlatseng, who is the first woman to occupy the position, has more than 20 years of experience in the criminal justice system and community policing sectors.  The 49-year-old Soweto-born mother of two started her professional career in an administrative role in the Gauteng provincial department of community safety.  She went on to obtain a Bachelor's degree qualification from Unisa.  From 2001 to 2004, Ntlatseng served as an assistant director in youth crime prevention in the Gauteng community safety department.  She then took over as deputy director in community police relations for a year before being promoted to director of the same unit.  Ntlatseng held this role until 2017, and for two decades also served as a member of the Gauteng community forum board.

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