The march by SA Police Service administrative staff will not affect services at the police emergency centre, a spokesman said on Thursday.

"The emergency centre is operating normally," police spokesman Lt-Gen Solomon Makgale said.

During the morning shift change, a head count was conducted and only 34 people had not reported for duty. This was despite the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) saying on Wednesday it was expecting 15,000 workers to be more here: Police march not affecting services: SAPO