ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

Bedfordview shooting: Night spent collecting evidence

2015-01-30 09:03

A police forensic team spent hours overnight collecting evidence in the Bedford Centre shooting case, the Hawks have said.

Hawks told to keep Zim renditions secret - Nhleko

2015-01-29 19:22

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says suspended Hawks head allegedly told members of his Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation to keep secret the illegal rendition of Zimbabwean nationals.

Cop crime study flawed - SAPS

2015-01-29 05:00

A study about police involvement in serious and violent crimes is based on flawed methodology, SA Police Service management says.

Claim cops robbed tuck shop during 'search'

2015-01-28 16:39

Two police officers and a reservist constable have appeared in the Galeshewe Magistrate's Court, Kimberley, on a charge of robbery.

Death toll rises as looting spreads across Gauteng

2015-01-27 12:53

National police have put the official death toll during looting of foreign-owned shops across Gauteng at five.

Chopper crash widows claiming R9m from police

2015-01-26 11:40

Three women widowed by a helicopter crash which killed their policeman husbands in eMahlaleni in 2010 are seeking a default judgment worth R9m in their claims against the police.

Bring back police drug units - Maimane

2015-01-24 18:25

Specialised police units dealing with drugs and gangs need to be reintroduced, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

Nhleko ordered to pay foundation’s costs

2015-01-23 12:42

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has been ordered by the North Gauteng High Court to pay the Helen Suzman Foundation’s legal costs after it ruled that the suspension of Hawks boss Anwa Dramat was invalid.

Police vow action against looting cop

2015-01-23 08:55

Police have vowed to take strong action against a policeman who allegedly took part in the looting of foreign-owned shops in Soweto.

Presidency can't hide truth of Dramat suspension - Zille

2015-01-22 20:50

DA leader Helen Zille says the presidency cannot hide the truth behind the suspension of Hawks boss Anwa Dramat.

Cops force journo to delete photos

2015-01-22 18:50

A Sapa reporter has been forced by three police officers, not in uniform, to delete pictures from her cellphone she took outside a Somali-owned shop in Dobsonville, Soweto.

Cops force journo to delete photos

2015-01-22 17:44
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A Sapa reporter has been forced by three police officers, not in uniform, to delete pictures from her cellphone she took outside a Somali-owned shop in Dobsonville, Soweto.

Police consider controversial device for protests

2015-01-22 10:29
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As service delivery protests continue in Limpopo and are expected to increase in the months leading up to the 2016 municipal elections, police are considering using a controversial new weapon that critics have warned could be very dangerous.

Cops shoot gun-wielding woman

2015-01-21 06:15

KwaZulu-Natal police have shot and wounded a woman in KwaMashu after she allegedly pointed a gun at them.

Nhleko has an open mind on Dramat - police

2015-01-19 14:02

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko is prepared to iron out salient issues with suspended Hawks boss Anwa Dramat, his spokesperson says.

Cop shot while chasing robbers

2015-01-14 17:52

A police officer has been shot and wounded by robbers in Auckland Park.

Arrest warrant issued for Limpopo cop

2015-01-13 13:18

A Limpopo police officer accused of robbery has failed to appear in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court.

Corrupt cops granted bail

2015-01-12 21:27

Two Limpopo policemen arrested on corruption charges have appeared in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court.

Phiyega denies race-based recruitment in SAPS

2015-01-09 22:30

There is no programme in the SA Police Service which is based on recruiting people of specific races or minority groups, national commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Silence gives abusers power - Nhleko

2015-01-09 09:23

When abusers are not reported to the police immediately, they become emboldened, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says.

Silence gives abusers power - Nhleko

2015-01-08 20:47

When abusers are not reported to the police immediately, they become emboldened, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says.

Police mum on Hawks' boss suspension

2015-01-05 22:38

The police ministry will not comment in the media about Hawks boss Anwa Dramat, after his lawyers gave Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko until Monday to lift his suspension.

Dramat offers early retirement deal - report

2014-12-28 08:08
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Suspended Hawks boss Anwa Dramat has offered to take early retirement on condition that his suspension is reversed, a letter to Police Minister Nathi Nhleko reveals.

Ntlemeza will be acting Hawks head

2014-12-24 14:46

Major General Berning Ntlemeza will be acting head of the Hawks following the suspension of Anwa Dramat, the police ministry has confirmed.

Ex-cop spokesperson to be sentenced in 2015

2014-12-17 17:26

Former police spokesperson Vincent Mdunge will know his fate in February once police have explained to the Durban Magistrate's Court how they determined the amount of his fraud.

 

Cape cops to be tried for extortion

2015-01-29 20:58

A trial date has been set for two police officials, charged with extortion, corruption and defeating the ends of justice, in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Cape Town.

'Corrupt' cops in the dock

2015-01-29 06:09

Two police officers are expected to appear in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Cape Town on charges of extortion, corruption, and defeating the ends of justice.

Cops can't be trusted - FF Plus

2015-01-28 19:11

The SA Police Service is failing to deliver on its constitutional mandate to protect communities, the FF Plus says.

Phiyega didn't invent crime - SAPS

2015-01-28 15:51
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Blaming national police chief Riah Phiyega for the crime perpetrated by police officers is wrong, her spokesperson says.

Phiyega reflects on Selebi's 'selfless acts of sacrifice'

2015-01-26 17:47

Police commissioner Riah Phiyega has sent condolences to former police commissioner Jackie Selebi's family.

Calm restored in Soweto - police

2015-01-24 20:30

Calm had been restored in Soweto following days of violence and looting of foreign-owned shops, national police says.

Nhleko to appeal Dramat ruling

2015-01-23 22:32

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko is set to appeal the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria's ruling that Hawks boss Anwa Dramat's suspension is invalid.

Dramat suspension: Court rules against police

2015-01-23 11:10

The North Gauteng High Court has ruled that the police cannot unilaterally suspend Hawks boss Anwa Dramat.

Press club condemns police action

2015-01-23 08:54

The National Press Club has condemned in the strongest terms the manner in which a Sapa reporter was handled by the three police officers in Dobsonville, Soweto.

Pretoria hijackers still at large

2015-01-22 20:50

Gauteng police seized police equipment and firearms from a car allegedly used by hijackers in Moreleta Park, Pretoria.

Cop caught on film looting in Soweto

2015-01-22 18:50

A police officer filmed participating in looting in Dobsonville, Soweto, will be formally charged, Gauteng's community safety MEC says.

Cop caught on film looting in Soweto

2015-01-22 14:43
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A police officer filmed participating in looting in Dobsonville, Soweto, will be formally charged, Gauteng's community safety MEC says.

Top cop held for illegal possession of ammo, theft

2015-01-21 07:33
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A police officer in charge of firearm licences in Gauteng has been arrested for theft and illegal possession of ammunition, police say.

'Guptagate cop' part of SAPS reshuffle

2015-01-20 13:10

The SA Police Service plans to redeploy one of the officials accused in the Guptagate controversy - Gauteng's deputy police commissioner Major General Phumza Gela - to the Free State.

Nhleko jumped gun on Dramat, court hears

2015-01-19 09:57

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko did not have the authority to suspend Hawks boss Anwa Dramat, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

Cop killed in KZN crash

2015-01-13 14:45

A policeman has been killed and other injured when their car collided with a truck near Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal.

Off-duty Gauteng cop gunned down

2015-01-12 22:10

A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing an off-duty police officer in Winterveld, Mabopane.

Police dog stabbed to death by robber

2015-01-12 11:46
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A police dog handler is mourning the death of her 7-year-old German Shepherd, who was stabbed to death while apprehending a knife-wielding suspect.

Cop dies after being stabbed by girlfriend

2015-01-09 09:32

Two police officers have been killed in separate incidents in the Eastern Cape, acting provincial commissioner Major General Zamuthango Mki says.

Hawks spokesperson transferred

2015-01-09 09:01

Hawks spokesperson Paul Ramaloko has been transferred to the police's national media centre, and has not been suspended, according to the police.

Cop dies after being stabbed by girlfriend

2015-01-08 18:31

Two police officers have been killed in separate incidents in the Eastern Cape, acting provincial commissioner Major General Zamuthango Mki says.

Cop caught stealing cash at crime scene

2015-01-04 22:26
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A police constable is being investigated after video footage showed him allegedly taking money from a crime scene in Pretoria.

Durban cop kills disabled son, self

2014-12-20 07:13
125 comments

A Durban police officer has shot and killed his 19-year-old disabled son before turning the gun on himself.

'Car thieves' linked to cop's murder

2014-12-12 06:53

Two men who were initially arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle have been linked to the murder of a Johannesburg metro police officer.

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