ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

LISTEN: We need urgent backup - Tshwane cops under attack run out of rubber bullets

2016-06-23 07:21

Police officers under attack from looters in Mabopane City ran out of rubber bullets and urgently called for backup, it has emerged.

Cops brace for violence as Tshwane smoulders

2016-06-22 06:03

Police officers and lawmen from across Gauteng are bracing for another day of civil unrest in Tshwane after reports of widespread violence overnight.

'Cop killers' must not get bail - Popcru

2016-06-21 13:36

Parliament must urgently pass a law that prevents people charged with killing police officers from getting bail, a Popcru official has said at a memorial service for slain Cape Town Constable Mthetho Sandla in Delft.

Gauteng cops mobilised to assist in Tshwane

2016-06-21 08:27

Gauteng police say cases of murder, malicious damage to property and intimidation have been opened following protests in Tshwane, and all members, even those on rest days, have been mobilised.

Tourists robbed by fake cops on Joburg tour bus

2016-06-20 11:05

Tourists from India have fallen victim to a group of robbers who pretended to be police officers in Johannesburg at the weekend, a report says.

WATCH: Third man helps KZN robbery suspects escape from police van

2016-06-13 17:28

Pinetown police are no closer to tracing two robbery suspects who escaped from a parked police van in the central business district last week.

Police officer shot dead, 2 wounded in Joburg

2016-06-10 12:49

A police officer was shot dead and two others were wounded in separate incidents in Johannesburg, police said on Friday.

Crime stats to now be released quarterly

2016-06-09 16:34

Crime statistics will now be released every quarter, instead of annually, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says.

It took 12 years for cops to take statement on Mdluli dockets, court hears

2016-06-07 17:35

It took police 12 years to take a statement from a senior officer who found two dockets implicating former crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli in kidnapping and attempted murder cases, a court has heard.

Elite cops in bribe sting

2016-06-03 10:18

Three Pietermaritzburg police officers, part of an elite team tasked with taking down serious and violent criminals, have been ­arrested for allegedly soliciting bribes from a drug dealer.

 

News24 reporters assaulted, intimidated by cops during Tshwane unrest

2016-06-22 16:42

Two News24 journalists covering protests in Ga-Rankuwa in Pretoria have opened a case after they were assaulted and intimidated by police officers.

Ex-cop gets 18 years for stealing, reselling guns to Cape gangsters

2016-06-21 15:58

A former police colonel, who was arrested after stealing and selling guns to gangsters on the Cape Flats, has been sentenced to an effective 18 years behind bars.

Slain Cape Town cop died a hero - station commander

2016-06-21 12:35

Western Cape policeman Mthetho Sandla was a disciplined officer who died with his boots on, the Delft police station commander has said at his memorial service.

Judge slams police for arresting Hewitt

2016-06-20 14:00

High Court Judge Brian Spilg has slammed the police for placing convicted rapist Bob Hewitt under arrest as he waited to have his bail extension application heard.

2 Free State cops arrested for allegedly soliciting bribe

2016-06-16 09:10

Two Free State police officers are expected to appear in court after they were arrested for allegedly soliciting a bribe, say the Hawks.

Bystanders cheer escaping suspects

2016-06-13 10:34

KwaZulu-Natal officials have condemned the actions of bystanders who laughed and cheered as two suspects escaped a police van.

Rape victims must not fear reporting rapists

2016-06-09 19:30

KwaZulu-Natal commissioner Major General Bhekinkosi Langa has encouraged rape victims to come forward and report perpetrators.

Mdluli denies claims he kept damning dockets locked in safe

2016-06-07 18:57

Former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli has denied claims that he kept two dockets implicating him in an attempted murder and a kidnapping case locked in a safe in his office.

Investigating Mdluli would have been career suicide, senior cop tells court

2016-06-07 14:22

Investigating former crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli would have been career suicide, a senior police officer has said in court.

WATCH: How to buy illegal blue lights in minutes

2016-05-31 12:32

Blue lights like those used by police are easily accessible in Durban’s China Mall, and for several hundred rands, anyone can outfit their vehicle to look like a cop car, a News24 investigation has revealed.

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