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Regimental Branches


The BSA Police Dog Section was first a part of the CID.

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Regimental Branches

Former members of the force may belong to one or more branches of the Regimental Association. Each branch operates autonomously, but with reference to a Central Advisory Committee. Branches have elected committees and office bearers. Contact with branches is made through Hon. Secretaries of each branch:

  • Australia: -
    Tel: +61 438 905 131
    ;
  • Border:
    Tel: +27 82 409091
    ;
  • Central Advisory:
    Tel: +263 772 249340
    ;
  • Eastern Cape:
    Tel: +27 82 2921664
    ;
  • Mashonaland:
    Tel: +263 772 225741
    ;
  • Matabeleland:
    Tel: +263 712 213607
    ;
  • Natal:
    Tel: +27 83 440 6740
    ;
  • Natal Midlands:
    Tel: +27 72 286 3393
    ;
  • New Zealand:
    Tel: +64 9 4266414
    ;
  • North America:
    Tel: +1 714 993 1975
    ;
  • Transvaal:
    Tel: +27 11 7936335/ 082 0505156
    ;
  • United Kingdom:
  • Western Cape:
    Tel: +27 82 456 1240
    .

If you wish to join a Branch of the Regimental Association and you qualify for membership, then please contact one of the Branches listed above or complete your registration with the Web Administrator

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Magazines The latest editions of the several 'Outpost' magazines, produced by Regimental Branches and distributed through the former members network, can be found on this web site. Editors of these magazines and newsletters may be contacted through the contact details below and would welcome new and interesting material about the force or its personalities.
  • Aussie Outpost Magazine:
  • Central Newsletter:
    Tel: +263 4 861679
  • Natal Branch Outpost Magazine:
    Tel: +27 82 896 1911
  • The Matabele Outpost Magazine:
    Tel: +263 712 213607
  • Natal Midlands Notebook:
    Tel: +27 82 372 1448
  • Kiwi Outpost Magazine:
  • Transvaal Outpost Magazine:
    Tel: +27 82 4966329
  • United Kingdom Outpost Magazine:
  • Western Cape Outpost Magazine:
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Closed Email Discussion Groups The discussion groups are a medium for former members of the force to communicate on a broad range of subjects using the Yahoo Groups platform.
  • The general group, BSAPWorldwide, is restricted to former regular members and qualified reservists:
    • Subscribe: ;
    • - Tel: +263 772 129215;
    • ;
    • .

  • The BSAPHistory group is open to any person who can demonstrate a serious interest in the history of the BSA Police and is a useful medium for the exchange of information on various interesting topics presently being researched:
    • Subscribe: ;
    • Contact: .

  • Chris Russell runs a BSAPChristian group for those former members who seek Christian fellowship:
    • Subscribe: ;
    • Contact:
      Tel: +27 83 308 2556
      .

  • Finally, Spike Werner operates a groups called TrafficTalk for former members and reservists who served on the Traffic Section of the BSA Police:
    • Subscribe: ;
    • Contact: .
Social Networking
Have you every considered social networking within BSA Police circles? You may well find that you may enjoy the comeraderie and old espirit de corps in some of these networks. There are two variants available to you, the more conservative mail group networks and then the more popular social networks (such as Facebook) where BSA Police groups have been created. Interested? Give them a try:

Did you know that there are Facebook pages dedicated to the BSA Police? If you are registered on Facebook please remember to pop in and take a look.

Join the networking revolution
1 January 2015