Phahlane wins defamation case

2017-06-30 18:08

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has found in favour of former acting national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane in his defamation suit against Popcru and its secretary, Steve Matsemela.

Popcru in a panic about Saftu - Vavi

2017-04-28 18:33

Saftu leader Zwelinzima Vavi says Popcru is desperately trying to divert attention from the crisis in the tripartite alliance by making defamatory statements against him.

Staff stage protest at Drakenstein prison

2017-02-21 11:29

A protest has broken out at Drakenstein Prison in Paarl, with staff blocking off the entrance gate amid allegations of racism at the correctional centre.

Increase in road deaths a worry - Popcru

2016-12-21 17:31

Popcru has expressed concern over the increase in road deaths since the beginning of December and has urged law enforcement officials to act decisively against transgressors.

Policewoman's murder highlights gender violence - Popcru

2016-11-26 09:42

The murder of a Philippi East police constable is a tragic example of the dangers women in South Africa face, says Popcru.

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.


Police using apartheid tactics against Western Cape top cops - lawyer

2017-05-04 13:36

The sudden transfer of two Western Cape top cops - Jeremy Vearey and Peter Jacobs - is reminiscent of the days when apartheid police never had to explain themselves, the Labour Court in Cape Town has heard.

Chief Justice break-in not random - Popcru

2017-03-20 12:30

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union says it suspects that the brazen break-in at Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's Midrand office was not a random act of crime.

St Albans prison violence was avoidable - Popcru

2016-12-28 18:52

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union says the violent attack at St Albans Correctional Centre could have been prevented.

Mystery of the ‘missing’ record in top cops' transfer

2016-12-13 20:53

Mystery surrounds the transfer of two police officers in the Western Cape, after it emerged in court that there was seemingly no trace of documents informing their sudden redeployment.

Prison warders finally get salary promised - in 2009

2016-11-21 19:10

Correctional services employees have finally won their protracted battle to have their salaries increased.

'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.

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