The service has its origins in the Bechuanaland Mounted Police,which was formed on 1 July 1884. The Bechuanaland Border Police were formed on 4 Aug 1885. In October 1889 a royal charter established the British South Africa Company‘s Police, which absorbed part of the BBP. During the 1890s the various police forces in the area went through a number of name changes until BSAP No.1 (Bechuanaland) Division ceased to exist, becoming the Bechuanaland Protectorate Police.[1] This force recruited few Bechuanaland natives, instead it mostly recruited black constables in Basutoland (modern Lesotho), Rhodesia (modern Zimbabwe) and Zambia.

In 1965 following the independence of Botswana the Botswana Police Force, was formed and in 1971 the first female police constables were recruited. In 1977 in a reversal of earlier policy and in response to growing threats to Botswana’s security, the Botswana Defence Force was formed. In 2009 the Botswana police force subsumed the Botswana local police to create the Botswana Police Service. The modern Botswana police service is an armed police service of 8500 officers including 2000 female officers.[citation needed].Botswana Police Service runs a police college near Otse village.

1 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

2 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.

3 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.
ADDRESS: Private Bag 0012, Gaborone, Botswana

Opening Hours

Monday

24hrs

Tuesday

24hrs

Wednesday

24hrs

Thursday

24hrs

Friday

24hrs

Saturday

24hrs

Sunday

24hrs

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Our Address:

Private Bag 0012, Gaborone, Botswana

GPS:

-24.628013674042, 25.92317561384

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