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Thousands of dockets need to be traced in massive guns-to-gangs court case

2017-09-22 12:41

More than 2 800 dockets need to be traced in the mammoth gun smuggling case in which firearms meant to be destroyed by police were allegedly instead smuggled.

Police music festival provides 'harmony' for hardworking officers - Mbalula

2017-09-22 07:33

The annual Police Music and Culture Association festival offers an element of balance and "harmony" for police officers during their hard and dangerous lives, says Police Minister Fikile Mbalula.

'Hit list' surfaces following shooting of bouncer boss in Springs

2017-09-21 13:01

An apparent hit list with the names of several underworld figures on it has surfaced following the shooting of a bouncer boss in Springs.

Police confirm investigation into shooting of Hout Bay teen

2017-09-15 13:41

The South African Police Service has confirmed that a case has been opened against the police involved in the shooting of a 14-year-old during a protest in Hout Bay.

Theft case opened over student's R14m bonanza

2017-09-05 14:42

The police have confirmed they are investigating a case of theft in connection with the alleged overpayment of NSFAS funds to a Walter Sisulu University student.

EXCLUSIVE: Former SARS executive cleared of criminal charges

2017-09-01 12:20

The National Prosecuting Authority has declined to prosecute a criminal case against a former chief officer at SARS.

'People call us before they call the police' - a vigilante group's quest for legitimacy

2017-08-23 06:36

A controversial community crime-fighting group was formed in March 2015 to combat rampant gangsterism and violent crimes in Galeshewe. This part one of a three part series on vigilantism in South Africa.

National police refuse to budge in top cop's 'demotion' case

2017-08-22 10:33

A high-ranking Western Cape police officer, who recently succeeded in having his transfer set aside, is now up for another legal battle with police management.

Police not winning war against crime - SAPS analyst

2017-08-15 15:00

The police are not winning the war against crime, an analyst from the police's Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation has told MPs.

Plane towed off OR Tambo runway so police can nab car thief

2017-08-10 11:07

An aeroplane en route to Harare, Zimbabwe, has been towed back to its parking bay at OR Tambo International Airport in order for a suspected car thief to be arrested.

 

PICS: Ocean View residents and police clash over crime

2017-09-22 12:11

Police and about 150 residents of Ocean View in Cape Town's south peninsula have clashed over service delivery.

WC commissioner's 'absence conspicuous' as gang war rages – ANC, Popcru

2017-09-21 17:55

Western Cape provincial police commissioner Khombinkosi Jula is “conspicuous by his absence” in dealing with gang violence and the theft of police weapons in Cape Town, the provincial ANC and Popcru have said.

Former Hawks head Ntlemeza retires

2017-09-19 12:26

Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza has retired, it has been announced.

Drone surveillance: Police have upped their snooping capacity

2017-09-15 09:06

Police have started using drones to map out exactly where crimes are being committed and, without officers even having to move around, identify who is behind illegal activities.

Top cops are flouting vetting processes - SAPS manager

2017-09-05 05:05

There is a serious lack of co-operation, especially among senior police managers, when it comes to the crucial process of vetting cops, a police manager says..

EXCLUSIVE: Guptas, guests enjoyed VIP police protection

2017-09-01 07:01

The Guptas and some of their friends and associates were treated like Cabinet ministers by the South African Police Service during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

Police minister not liable for shooting of woman by reservist boyfriend, ConCourt hears

2017-08-22 19:04

The minister of police should not be held liable for damages suffered by an Eastern Cape woman who had been shot by her reservist boyfriend, because it was "a domestic setting", the Constitutional Court has heard.

Pat Mokushane fired as acting head of crime intelligence

2017-08-21 14:56

Major-General Pat Mokushane has been fired from his position as acting head of crime intelligence.

Timol's father died a 'broken man'

2017-08-14 14:21

Ahmed Timol’s father died a broken man 10 years after the death of his son in police custody, the High Court has heard.

A criminal case, sexting saga and ‘compromised’ cops - problems rocking the police

2017-08-08 11:17

Dirty laundry tarnishing the image of the police - from national management to senior officers at provincial and station level - is being aired via court cases, legal matters and leaked allegations.

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