ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

Hell or high water as police end up in floating cop car

14 minutes ago

Police officers had to abandon their official vehicle when, during a high speed chase, it plummeted down an embankment in Strand and ended up submerged in deep water .

Surprise Khwezi protest should never happen again - top cop

2016-08-24 11:12

Police are looking at finding ways to make sure they are never again surprised by a protest similar to the “Remember Khwezi" one, acting national commissioner Khomotso Phahlane has told Parliament.

Child, 9, shot in Manenberg gang violence

2016-08-22 17:18

An uneasy silence has descended on Manenberg following peace talks between warring gangs, after shootings left two bystanders injured.

Police to appeal Ngobeni's suspension victory

2016-08-17 17:14

Police will appeal the lifting of KwaZulu-Natal police commissioner Mmamonnye Ngobeni’s suspension, her lawyer said on Wednesday.

Woman charged with kidnapping baby from Durban hospital

2016-08-16 14:00

A 30-year-old woman is expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate’s court on a charge of kidnapping a baby.

Decomposing body found in Welkom dam

2016-08-13 07:20

The decomposing body of a man has been found floating in a dam in Witpan, an industrial area in Welkom, Free State police say.

Probe into death of man knocked down by police vehicle

2016-08-08 20:08

Police watchdog Ipid is probing the death of a man after a police officer allegedly knocked him down.

Chaos erupts at a Limpopo voting station when voter answers his cellphone

2016-08-03 21:52

Limpopo police have arrested three suspects in Xigalo village outside Malamulele for charges including assault of a police officer, attempted murder and contravening the Electoral Act.

Challenge on the cards over 'apartheid-style' policing white paper

2016-08-01 16:05

The white paper on policing’s recommendation for a single police force is unconstitutional and will be challenged if signed into law, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille said.

Convicted Cape Town paedophile, rape accused found dead in cell

2016-07-29 15:15

A convicted paedophile, who two days ago appeared in court on a rape charge, has been found hanging in his cell at the Lentegeur police station in Cape Town, police say.

 

Tshwane unrest in spotlight before Parliament’s police committee

2016-08-24 21:15

The recent unrest in Tshwane has come under the spotlight in Parliament, with MPs questioning the motive behind the violence.

Robber shot in leg after gang opens fire on police

2016-08-23 19:20

An armed robber has been shot in the leg while his accomplices escaped after a shootout during a heist at an Mfuleni shop, Western Cape police have said.

Ex Free State cop jailed for murder, hijacking

2016-08-18 17:30

A former Free State police officer has been jailed for in effect 35 years for murder and hijacking, the Hawks have said.

Farlam Commission recommendations a priority for police committee

2016-08-16 15:53

Ensuring the implementation of the Farlam Commission recommendations is one of the priorities of Parliament's police committee this term.

Over 400 arrested in week-long Nyanga cluster crime blitz

2016-08-14 18:15

More than 400 suspects were arrested on a variety of charges, including for possession of illegal firearms and drug dealing, in the Nyanga cluster in Cape Town in a one-week crime blitz, police have said.

Cops decline to help victim

2016-08-11 09:40

Two policemen who refused to help a Pietermaritzburg businessman after he was held at knifepoint say they were unable to act because they were outside their station’s jurisdiction.

Police framed me, claims accused in brutal murder

2016-08-08 15:43

A man accused of killing Mpumalanga farmer Adriaan van der Berg during a robbery in 2014, has told a high court judge that the police colonel who wrote out his confession statement had framed him.

Police on standby in volatile Vuwani

2016-08-02 11:22

Police will provide protection to IEC officials in Vuwani, Limpopo, during Wednesday’s elections, police commissioner Lieutenant General Kgomotso Phahlane has said.

Hawks cop shot after shootout with hijackers in Mpumalanga

2016-07-31 19:16

A Hawks official is in a serious but stable condition after he was shot by hijackers during a police shootout in Kriel, Mpumalanga.

Two men lead officers to arms stolen from navy base

2016-07-28 19:41

Two men have been arrested morning for allegedly stealing military equipment from the SA Navy arms depot in Simon’s Town, the Hawks have said.

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