Popcru slams murder of Mpumalanga traffic cop

2016-08-09 15:55

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has slammed the “senseless” killing of an Mpumalanga traffic cop who was shot dead while on duty in Standerton.

Police minister evades media questions on police killings

2015-11-20 20:16

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has evaded media questions about police killings and the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union march against the continued attacks, saying: "Are you really asking me about people who are marching?"

Popcru to march against police killings

2015-11-18 05:50

Popcru members are expected to march against police killings ahead of their national strike on Friday.

Deal harshly with cop killers - Popcru

2015-08-07 18:09

People who kill police officers need to be dealt with harshly, the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union says.

KZN warders told to toe the line

2015-07-06 19:13

KwaZulu-Natal correctional services regional commissioner Mnikelwa Nxele has issued a stern warning to employees to toe the line or risk losing their jobs.

Unions: EFF MPs behaviour leaves bitter taste

2015-02-16 16:17

The behaviour of EFF MPs in Parliament during the State of the Nation address last week undermines democratic institutions and leaves a bitter taste in the mouth, Sadtu and Popcru have said.

Unions demand 15% pay hike from government

2014-10-03 11:57

South Africa's main public service unions, which collectively represent around 1.3 million workers, are demanding a 15% salary hike from government.

Court rules in favour of police union

2014-06-12 22:33

A labour court has ruled that fitness boards to investigate police officers with criminal records were unlawfully convened, Popcru says.

We don’t want Jim dead – Popcru

2013-11-28 07:00

Popcru has distanced itself from a member who posted a comment on Facebook calling for the killing of Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim.

Ndebele to probe torture claims

2013-10-25 21:14

Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele says claims of torture in Mangaung prison will be investigated.


'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.

Use the guns on your hips - Popcru

2015-11-18 19:00

Popcru deputy president Nkosinathi Mabhida has encouraged police to use the guns on their hips when faced with criminals.

Conditions at Pollsmoor disturbing - Popcru

2015-09-19 20:21

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union says they are “severely disturbed” by conditions at Pollsmoor Prison in Cape Town.

Cosatu SNC stuck on 'issue of credentials'

2015-07-13 17:27

The Cosatu special national congress has been stuck for more than three hours on the issue of credentials, according to Popcru president Zizamele Cebekhulu.

Judgment reserved in prisons' equity case

2015-02-19 19:32

Judgement in an appeal against a ruling on employment equity within correctional services has been reserved by the Labour Appeal Court.

Popcru hits out at 'disgusting' Numsa

2014-11-17 14:53

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union general secretary Nkosinathi Theledi says the union is confident the 350 000 Numsa members will remain in Cosatu.

Popcru concerned about rise in murder

2014-09-22 13:12

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has expressed concern about the rise in crimes such as murder.

Popcru to defend unfair dismissals of cops

2014-01-27 16:17

Popcru has vowed to challenge unjustified dismissals of any of its members, after six police have been suspended following the deaths Mothutlung protesters.

Popcru distances itself from Numsa threat

2013-11-27 20:42

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has distanced itself from comments made by a member on Facebook.

Popcru welcomes Mangaung prison decision

2013-10-15 12:31

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has welcomed the decision by the correctional services department to take over management of the privately run Mangaung prison outside Bloemfontein.

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