Three Durban cops linked to tanker hijackings

2016-05-05 09:36

Three Durban police officers have been arrested after they were linked to a spate of petrol tanker hijackings and the theft of diesel, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Mystery surrounds attack on cop in Khayelitsha

2016-05-04 18:30

No one has yet been arrested for shooting an off-duty constable in Khayelitsha, Western Cape police say.

Jealousy the main reason for workplace assaults - survey

2016-05-04 14:42

Jealousy makes you nasty - statistically, most workplace assaults are due to professional envy, according to the newly released Victims of Crime Survey.

Inquiry into Phiyega's fitness to hold office gets underway

2016-05-03 05:32

A board of inquiry into allegations of misconduct by suspended National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega is set to begin in Centurion.

Western Cape ANC threatens MEC with court over top cop spat

2016-04-28 13:42

The ANC in the Western Cape has threatened to take Community Safety MEC Dan Plato to court over comments made during a public spat with Major-General Jeremy Vearey of the SAPS..

Violent protests undermine our freedom - Zuma

2016-04-27 16:18

President Jacob Zuma says violent protests are undermining the freedom and democracy for which many people fought and died.

We'll never lower standard of police training – national commissioner

2016-04-26 18:44

The SA Police Service would never compromise on training of officers, says acting national police commissioner, Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane, because police in SA face challenges and demands no other country encounters.

More than 20 vacant cop posts in gang-ridden Manenberg

2016-04-22 19:13

Gang-ridden Manenberg is short of more than 20 officers, police management has told Parliament’s portfolio committee on policing.

4 traffic officers arrested for alleged corruption

2016-04-22 17:00

Four North West traffic officers have been arrested for alleged bribery and corruption, traffic authorities says.

Cape Town cop seriously injured after being shot, robbed of cellphone

2016-04-21 14:50

A Cape Town policeman has been shot and wounded while sitting in his official vehicle, Western Cape police say - just days after another police officer was shot dead in his vehicle.


SAPS, AfriForum work together to tackle farm attacks

2016-05-04 21:00

The SAPS and AfriForum have collaborated in an attempt to prioritise farm attacks and murders in South Africa.

'Tactical option' on Marikana came from top cops, Phiyega inquiry told

2016-05-04 17:00

National police management decided to disarm the Marikana strikers on August 16 2012, the inquiry into suspended national commissioner Riah Phiyega has heard.

Cop arrested for cash-in-transit heist

2016-05-04 10:20

A police constable has been arrested in connection with a cash-in-transit heist committed in Cape Town, allegedly with an official vehicle, the Hawks say.

Sanco slams Western Cape cop ‘smear campaign'

2016-05-02 12:17

Criminal allegations against top Western Cape police official Jeremy Vearey are a "smear campaign", the SA National Civic Organisation has claimed.

Sanco welcomes arrest of alleged corrupt cop

2016-04-27 21:13

The South African National Civic Organisation has commended the arrest of a Swellendam police sergeant on allegations of corruption, drugs trafficking and defeating the ends of justice.

Nyanga residents stage sit-in at police station

2016-04-27 15:17

A group of residents have staged a sit-in at the Nyanga police station in Cape Town, demanding justice, police visibility and the establishment of a task team to investigate gang activities.

Brazen robbers at Glebelands Hostel in shootout with police

2016-04-24 11:10

As police conducted an operation in the troubled Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi they received a report of a robbery in progress, resulting in a shootout with officers conducting the operation.

Fed-up Nyanga residents to stage sit-in at police station

2016-04-22 17:00

Residents plan to stage a sit-in at the Nyanga police station in Cape Town on Freedom Day – April 27 – following a spate of bloodshed in the area.

Cape Town cop nabbed after alleged dealer's docket disappears

2016-04-22 14:17

A Lentegeur police station detective has been arrested for alleged corruption after a drug dealer’s case docket disappeared.

Hard-working Haskins leaves huge rescue boots to fill

2016-04-21 12:00

Veteran police search and rescue ­officer Lieutenant Jack Haskins — who has been involved in the Midmar Mile and Dusi Canoe Marathon, rescues in the Berg, drownings around the ­province and in disaster zones — is set to retire in May, ending one of the ­province’s most celebrated and storied police careers.

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