Overview & History| Heraldry | Training | Major Operations | In Memoriam | Ranks & Reporting | Equipment | Video Gallery | Photo Gallery



This website is a private initiative, established by former Operators of The South African Police Special Task Force. The purpose of this initiative is to document the culture, history, professional experiences and capability of this super-successful and well known; as well as much under-documented Special Forces Unit; officially known as The South African Police Special Task Force.

To briefly introduce them, The South African Police Special Task Force (SAP STF) is the special operations element of the South African Police (SAP). The Special Task Force is considered to be among the best of such units in the world.

The Special Task Force has a formidable reputation in counter terrorism, counter insurgency and hostage rescue. The Special Task Force, like their military special forces counter parts, are internationally regarded has being deadly exponents in the art of bush warfare.