ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

Cape Town cop shot and wounded

2015-08-02 13:19

A 37-year-old police officer has been shot and wounded while on duty in Delft, Western Cape police say.

Macia's brain injuries alone could have killed him - pathologist

2015-07-31 14:58

Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia might still be alive if he had received timeous medical intervention, the high court has heard.

Third cop killed in Gauteng this week

2015-07-31 12:50

Another police officer has been shot and killed in Johannesburg, bringing the total to three killed this week in the province, the SA Police Service says.

Outcry over cop killings

2015-07-30 13:16

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union is upset by the fact that so many police officers were being killed while doing their job.

Top cop murder suspects still at large

2015-07-29 18:33

Five people have been taken in for questioning after a top police officer was stabbed to death on the N2 in Cape Town, but the main suspects remain at large, police say.

Half-naked Macia hit in police cells - witness

2015-07-29 16:59

A half-naked Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia was struck with an open hand while handcuffed in the Daveyton police cells, after he was dragged down a street behind a police van, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Armed gang shoot and kill Vosloorus police officer

2015-07-29 13:15

A gang of armed robbers has shot and killed a 36-year-old police officer in Vosloorus. The officer was the second policeman in the country to have been murdered on Wednesday.

Stabbed officer was stationed at commercial crime unit

2015-07-29 10:45

Traffic remains backed up on the N2 highway in Cape Town as police officers attended to the scene where one of their own, a commercial crime unit officer, was stabbed to death.

We have 'innovative' ideas to keep Cape mountain users safe - MEC

2015-07-27 19:15

Using social media, technology, tour guides, cameras and drones in different ways are some of the proposals to make mountains safer in the Western Cape, Tourism MEC Alan Winde says.

McBride wins one round

2015-07-24 11:11

The disciplinary proceedings of suspended Ipid boss Robert McBride have been ordered to be put on hold by the Labour Court in Johannesburg.

 

SAPS leadership throws support behind Phiyega

2015-08-02 09:07

The SA Police Service's board of commissioners has thrown its support behind embattled national commissioner Riah Phiyega, saying criticism of her is unfair.

No reason for Macia to be in cells, court hears

2015-07-31 13:20

There was no reason for Mido Macia, the Mozambican taxi driver dragged behind a police van, to be in the Daveyton police station cells, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

I made a mistake implicating officer in Macia case - witness

2015-07-30 20:45

A key witness in the State's case against nine police officers accused of killing Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia has admitted in court that he had made a mistake in implicating one of the officers in the case.

Trial date set for cop who organised his kid's murder

2015-07-29 18:33

The trial of a police officer accused of organising the murder of his 7-year-old daughter is expected to begin in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban in about a month.

Manhunt launched for cop killer

2015-07-29 17:38

Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for a gang of armed robbers who shot and killed a 36-year-old officer in Vosloorus.

Police dog sniffs out hiding gunman

2015-07-29 16:28

A man trying to evade police after a shooting and high-speed chase, had hidden behind a shop's shelving for nearly 15 minutes before being sniffed out by a police dog.

Testimony of state witness challenged in Macia case

2015-07-29 13:15

Defence lawyer Marius van Wyngaardt has called into question the testimony of Mahlatse Sekwati who recorded a video showing part of the confrontation between Mido Macia and the police.

Serial fraudster takes cops for a ride - for 14 years

2015-07-29 08:56

A ‘cunning and manipulative’ 50-year-old man, who was allegedly supplying information to the police on a number of high-profile cases, has been arrested for fraud, Gauteng police say.

Umhlanga families want answers after cops 'bungle' shooting case

2015-07-24 19:49

Two Umhlanga families, whose sons were shot outside a restaurant following a violent altercation, say they have been let down by the police and justice system.

Gauteng Community Policing Forums functioning normally again

2015-07-23 20:28

Community Policing Forums in Gauteng have had their civilian oversight functions restored after these were suspended, a senior police official says.

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