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WELCOME TO THE SOUTH AFRICAN SECTION
OF THE
INTERNATIONAL POLICE ASSOCIATION

The International Police Association (IPA) of which South Africa is a member since 1982, has since its Founding 1950 grown to become the world’s oldest and largest police fraternity which offers its members, serving or retired, unique opportunities in establishing friendships and co-operation with other members outside the ambit of official policing protocol and without distinction as to rank, sex, race, colour, language or religion.

Over 430,000 members.

60+ Active IPA Sections

63 IPA Properties in 22 Countries

Membership Benefits

  • Numerous activities and projects are enjoyed by members locally, nationally and internationally…

  • International Travel Forms are exchanged between Sections for members or groups of members wanting information, contact with other members or sometimes hosting, when traveling abroad.

  • Friendship Weeks, Sports Events and Anniversary Celebrations with social and cultural flavors are held regularly, both nationally and internationally.

  • Professional Study/Exchange or Travel Scholarships are encouraged in many Sections and are sometimes available to those seeking professional exchanges.

  • Hobbies Groups, which vary from Section to Section, allow members to share their interests with other like-minded people. For example, Radio Amateurs, Computer Enthusiasts, Golfers, Genealogists, Go-Carting, etc. are just a few of the activities enjoyed by members.

  • Members’ families: the Association welcomes and encourages involvement of spouses, partners and children.

  • Social Events are enjoyed at IPA regions to establish and maintain bonds of friendship and camaraderie.

IPA Houses in South Africa

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Ben Stevens House

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Beaufort West, Western Cape

Gamka-Moore House

Beaufort West, Western Cape
Pretoria, Gauteng

Johann Rissik House

Pretoria, Gauteng
Cape Town, Western Cape

Timour Hall Villa

Cape Town, Western Cape