ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

Confession links man to N3 cop killing

2015-05-27 19:47

One of the men allegedly involved in a shoot-out that left two police officers dead and one injured, has been linked to the crime through his co-accused's confession, a Johannesburg court has heard.

Police under fire at Durban's Glebelands hostel

2015-05-25 22:19

Police officers came under attack after responding to reports of gunfire at the notorious Glebelands men's hostel in Umlazi.

Army, cops descend on Cape Town suburb

2015-05-22 11:45

Residents of Ottery say it will take more than one major crackdown to clean the crime-ridden suburb, after police, army and metro police officers raided crime hotspots in an integrated operation.

Do not kill cop killers - Mpuma MEC

2015-05-22 05:43

An Mpumalanga MEC has pleaded with police and the community to not seek to avenge the death of a slain officer.

Falsely arrested twin wants R4.9m from police minister

2015-05-21 17:37

A man arrested after being mistaken for his twin brother is claiming R4.9m in damages from the police minister.

No compensation for families of SAPS reservists - forum

2015-05-20 17:34

The relatives of police reservists killed or injured on duty have never received compensation, despite promises from a former Gauteng premier, a group has reported.

Cops held after demanding bribe

2015-05-18 18:57

Two police officers who allegedly solicited a bribe from a man who was on his way to sell scrap metal have been arrested, Gauteng police have reported.

Cops lose 700 firearms

2015-05-14 15:38

More than 700 firearms belonging to the SA Police Service were either stolen or went missing in the past year, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has revealed.

Rights coalition slams Operation Fiela

2015-05-12 20:12

Naming a police and army operation which arrests foreigners ''Operation Fiela'', which translates to ''clean sweep'', implies that those arrested are ''rubbish'' and is counter to government's commitment to crack down on xenophobia, a rights coalition says..

Alleged cop killer appears in court

2015-05-12 17:02

One of the men accused of shooting three police officers, killing two and wounding one, has appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.

 

Items stolen from Stellenbosch police unit recovered

2015-05-27 14:03

Some items stolen during a burglary at the Stellenbosch serious and violent crimes unit have been recovered, Western Cape police have said.

Controversial Operation Fiela conducted in Kagiso

2015-05-22 18:34

The controversial Operation Fiela continues with police moving into Kagiso on the West Rand.

Baby plays with cop’s ‘forgotten’ R5 rifle

2015-05-22 09:38

Two West Rand police officers are facing disciplinary action after a 1-year-old baby began playing with an R5 rifle one of them left in her parents' home.

Cop appears for protest killings in Pretoria

2015-05-21 19:30

A Soshanguve policeman, who allegedly opened fire on a crowd of protesters with illegal shotgun ammunition, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and attempted murder.

Police, army swarm streets of gang-ridden Manenberg

2015-05-21 16:29

Continued calls for army intervention in gang-ridden Manenberg in the Western Cape have been answered, with the SANDF, SAPS and Metro police members swarming the streets.

North West police chief to step down

2015-05-20 06:17

North West police commissioner, Lieutenant-General Zukiswa Mbombo, who was at the helm during the shooting of miners at Marikana, will be leaving the SA Police Service at the end of the month.

Ex-police spokesperson gets 5 years in jail

2015-05-18 11:04

Former police spokesperson Vincent Mdunge has been sentenced to five years imprisonment after being convicted of fraud and forgery for allegedly presenting a fake matric certificate to gain promotion.

Father, son nabbed after cops stop fake blue light vehicle

2015-05-14 09:25

An Eldorado Park father and son have been arrested after police officers on patrol spotted a vehicle with a blue light and police cap on the dashboard.

Eastern Cape protester shot dead by police

2015-05-12 20:12

A 23-year-old man has been shot and killed by police during violent protest action in Bedford, Eastern Cape.

SANDF raids case stands down for possible settlement

2015-05-12 13:32

Lawyers for Human Rights has asked that its urgent application relating to securing access to a group of people arrested during police and SANDF raids in Johannesburg be stood down for a possible settlement.

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