Suspended Lamoer's contract won't be renewed - Phiyega

2015-10-05 15:02

Suspended Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer's contract will not be renewed, a spokesperson for national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega says.

Cop killers claim police assault in custody

2015-10-02 13:21

Three men, accused of murdering a police officer and critically wounding another, claimed to have been beaten while in police custody.

Police in dogged search for four-footed crime fighters

2015-10-01 16:10

Western Cape police are appealing to the public to donate their dogs to the force after a number of four-footed crime-fighters recently retired.

Lone off-duty cops are 'easy targets'

2015-10-01 12:18

Lone off-duty police officers who carry service pistols are easy targets for gangs, the Mitchells Plain Community Police Forum chairperson says.

Cop to appear for allegedly freeing suspect

2015-10-01 09:03

A police captain who spent the night behind bars for allegedly freeing a suspect from custody is expected to make her first appearance in court.

Cop allegedly beaten by angry Durban taxi drivers

2015-09-30 17:38

A Durban police officer had a close shave after he was allegedly attacked by a group of angry taxi drivers after blocking them from using the emergency lane in heavy traffic.

Crime stats glitch gives KwaMashu a clean slate

2015-09-30 15:35

The crime statistics of one of KwaZulu-Natal’s most dangerous areas remain a mystery as a technical glitch wiped the slate clean for KwaMashu.

Increase in violent crime a trend, not anomaly - ISS

2015-09-29 19:00

The upward shift in the number of incidents of violent crime in the country is now a trend and not an anomaly and should start causing alarm bells to ring, the Institute for Security Studies has warned.

Alex township vs Sandton - crime stats

2015-09-29 17:59

A closer comparison of the crime statistics in Alexandra and Sandton reveals that South Africa still largely remains a country where some people fight for their lives and others for their iPads.

Nkandla had six arson attacks - crime stats

2015-09-29 15:39

President Jacob Zuma’s firepool could prove more useful than widely thought; six arson attacks have taken place in the Nkandla area.


Judgment postponed in Kraaifontein cop killing case

2015-10-02 19:21

Two men accused of killing a Cape Town constable will have to wait until next week to hear if the Western Cape High Court finds them guilty.

Phiyega blames 'entitlement culture' for SA crime

2015-10-02 13:08

National Police commissioner Riah Phiyega believes there is a culture of entitlement in South Africa contributing to the country's rise in violent crime.

Police captain appears for allegedly helping suspect escape

2015-10-01 14:24

A police captain who allegedly helped a suspect evade arrest has made a brief appearance in the Kuils River Magistrate’s Court.

Police get a hand from bystanders arresting violent would-be-robber

2015-10-01 10:28

Bystanders in Pietermaritzburg have helped police re-apprehend a man who had escaped the clutches of an officer.

Cape Town cop held for stopping suspect’s arrest, helping him escape

2015-09-30 21:15

A Western Cape cop, who allegedly prevented her colleagues from arresting a suspect and then helped him escape, has been arrested, police say.

Phiyega mum about reasons why she shouldn't be suspended

2015-09-30 17:09

National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega has declined to talk about the reasons she gave to President Jacob Zuma on why she should not be suspended.

Police working hard to stop truck hijackings - Phiyega

2015-09-29 21:14

Truck hijacking, which has seen a 29% increase in the past year, is closely entwined with informal business, national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega says.

Crime stats: ‘It’s just getting worse’

2015-09-29 18:20

On average 49 people are murdered in South Africa "each and every day", a figure that politicians say is “catastrophic” and “getting worse”.

Maybe sangomas can predict which cops will do crime - Nhleko

2015-09-29 17:06

Maybe sangomas can predict which police officers will commit crime but the police are unable to, says Police Minister Nathi Nhleko.

Riah's most important figures on crime

2015-09-29 14:55

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko and national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega have released crime statistics for 2014/2015. Here are some interesting figures provided by Phiyega.

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