ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

Police failure to help in domestic violence cases is misconduct- Lawyers for Human Rights

2017-06-21 22:10

Police failure to assist complainants in the domestic violence act has been viewed as misconduct, and a disciplinable offence, the Lawyers for Human Rights has said.

'Alarming revelations' in Western Cape perlemoen report

2017-06-14 17:46

A report into the impact of perlemoen poaching on small-scale fishing communities has raised a number of "alarming revelations" that need to be urgently addressed, according to a Western Cape legislature committee chair.

Phiyega a huge disappointment - ISS

2017-06-12 19:50

Former national police commissioner Riah Phiyega has been a huge disappointment, Institute for Security Studies senior researcher Johan Burger has said.

Mbalula wants new police budget, better security at key points

2017-06-07 16:14

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says the South African Police Service has not been utilising its budget optimally, and wants to conduct a budget analysis.

Police must defend themselves - KZN MEC

2017-06-06 21:47

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Mxolisi Kaunda has called for police to "defend themselves" after a National Intelligence Unit (NIU) police officer was killed.

Paul O'Sullivan case dismissed, witnesses poor, says magistrate

2017-06-02 12:00

The Kempton Park Magistrate's Court has dismissed the case against investigator Paul O'Sullivan for using a foreign passport to leave and enter the country.

SAPU welcomes new SAPS acting commissioner

2017-06-01 22:42

The SA Police Union has welcomed President Jacob Zuma’s decision to appoint Lieutenant General Lesetja Mothiba as new acting national police commissioner.

Could a raid on IPID's offices be imminent?

2017-05-31 17:49

Police watchdog IPID is expecting the police’s national Intervention Unit to raid their offices as part of what they believe is a counter attack to their ongoing investigation into Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane.

'Can you be our parents?' - Orphans' letters move PE cops to tears

2017-05-30 10:04

"Thank you to protect us in this pain. Can you be our parents?" These were the heartbreaking and heartwarming words that two Port Elizabeth orphans wrote to a police station that had helped them.

ANC infighting diverting police resources says Mbalula

2017-05-24 23:01

The ANC's internal fighting is depleting the police of resources, recently installed Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula has said in Nyanga.

 

Universities inconsistent during Fees Must Fall protests - SAPS

2017-06-20 19:24

Deputy police commissioner Lieutenant-General Fannie Masemola says inconsistent university executives were one of the greatest challenges they faced when policing the Fees Must Fall protests.

Another police commissioner leaves under a cloud – DA on Phiyega

2017-06-12 21:29

President Jacob Zuma needs to appoint a police commissioner with suitable qualifications and integrity to replace Riah Phiyega, the DA has said.

The Riah end: Suspended Phiyega completes term as police boss

2017-06-12 17:43

Suspended national police commissioner, Riah Phiyega, is the only commissioner to complete her five-year term, while suspended on full pay.

Police personnel deployed to striking 10111 centres

2017-06-07 11:34

New interim-acting national police commissioner Lesetja Mothiba says the SAPS has decided to send police officers to manage the emergency 10111 units where staff are on strike.

Expert praises new acting police commissioner appointment

2017-06-02 15:32

Newly appointed interim-acting national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Lesetja Mothiba is not a surprising selection, an Institute for Security Studies expert has said.

Top anti-poaching cop pulled from beat due to alleged 'murder conspiracy'

2017-06-01 22:44

As rhino poaching reaches an unprecedented scale, it has emerged that KwaZulu- Natal’s top "anti poaching" cop has been kicking his heels in a city office after being pulled from the beat in 2015.

New police vehicles sitting unused under a tree

2017-06-01 22:38

Brand new police vehicles have been parked under a tree at Kimberley's dog unit for two months, despite there being an urgent need for their use.

Gauteng police ill-equipped to tackle crimes against women - DA

2017-05-30 17:31

DA member Michele Clarke has said police stations in Gauteng are under resourced and officers are not trained to deal with cases of domestic violence and the rapes of women.

Police reservist arrested for extortion and kidnapping

2017-05-25 21:40

A police reservist and three community patrollers have been arrested in Pretoria CBD for kidnapping and extortion.

KZN police reject claims that Xolobeni homestead was trashed in raid

2017-05-24 18:27

KwaZulu-Natal police have rejected claims that they terrorised a family and trashed their homestead during a raid in the Eastern Cape town of Xolobeni.

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