The best local cops were awarded on Friday, 23 June at the Secunda Cluster Excellence Awards held at the Sasol Club.
The award for the Station of the Year went to Secunda Police Station, Col Willie Nel received the award.
He also received the Cluster Commander Special Award.
The Man of the Year award went to Const Thomas Mogadime and the Woman of the Year award went to W/O Oosie Oosthuizen.
The executive mayor of Govan Mbeki Municipality, Flora Maboa-Boltman, gave the key note address at the awards and said: “Through God we will succeed in fighting crime, we must work as if God is watching.”
She quoted Proverbs 11:2 that reads: ‘When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.’
She further said: “If we serve others, God my creator will reward us.
“I will not allow pride to enter my heart.
“I will be humble and clothed with wisdom.”
She said the municipality has collected more than R1 million on the outstanding electricity account since they started with Project Kodiko.