This left MPs surprised as a number of senior officials in the police structures have not been vetted and others have refused to be vetted.
Vetting is done to check on the financial and criminal background of the officer. This would also determine if they could handle sensitive and security information.
Head of crime intelligence Peter Jacobs told the portfolio committee on police yesterday that it was trying to speed up the vetting process.
National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole said it would now link the employment contracts of officers with security clearance.