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Triple Zero
Police, Fire, Ambulance
in an emergency
131 444
Police Assistance Line
for non-urgent police assistance
1800 333 000
Crime Stoppers
report crime anonymously

Organisational structure

The Commissioner of Police heads South Australia Police (SAPOL). The Commissioner reports directly to the Minister for Police.

The Commissioner is supported by the Deputy Commissioner, six Assistant Commissioners and two Directors.

Six thousand employees provide corporate and statewide services.


  • Business Service
  • Crime Service
  • Governance and Capability Service
  • Human Resources Service
  • Information Systems and Technology Service
  • Metropolitan Operations Service
  • Operations Support Service
  • Security and Emergency Management Service
  • State Operations Service

Metropolitan services

  • Eastern Adelaide Local Service Area
  • Elizabeth Local Service Area
  • Holden Hill Local Service Area
  • South Coast Local Service Area
  • Sturt Local Service Area
  • Western Adelaide Local Service Area
  • Public Transport Safety Branch

State services

  • Barossa Local Service Area
  • Eyre Western Local Service Area
  • Far North Local Service Area
  • Hills Fleurieu Local Service Area
  • Limestone Coast Local Service Area
  • Murray Mallee Local Service Area
  • Yorke Mid North Local Service Area

View the Organisational structure - Commissioner

View the Organisational structure - Deputy Commissioner