Cops suspended after assault

2011-03-03 08:07

Four Johannesburg police officers have been suspended for allegedly assaulting patrons at the Catz Pyjamas restaurant in Melville.

Dewani claims SA cops 'setting him up'

2010-11-25 14:29

South African police have refused to comment on apparent claims by the husband of murdered tourist Anni Dewani that he is being “set up” by them.

Western Cape police boss appointed

2010-11-25 09:46

Acting Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer has been appointed permanently in the position, national police chief Bheki Cele has announced.

Minister praises police women's network

2010-11-23 11:27

The police's women's network is a fundamental resource in the fight against crime, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

DA wants probe into missing police guns

2010-10-20 21:14

The DA is to ask Auditor General Terence Nombembe to conduct an investigation into the police's firearm management system and policies.

Cele condemns police station robbery

2010-10-13 18:44

The national commissioner of police, General Bheki Cele, has condemned a robbery at the Bedwang police station in North West, his spokesperson says.

No protection for State witness

2010-10-06 19:47

Police will not give Free State farmer Carel Marais personal protection, despite his claims that his life is in danger due to a fraud case in which he is the main witness.

New W Cape police boss starts work

2010-10-01 13:40

The Western Cape's new police commissioner, Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer, has taken up his new position, says police spokesperson Vish Naidoo.

Dept to 'rent contentious police building'

2010-09-29 22:36

The Tshwane community and safety department is planning to lease space in the same building as the one which embroiled police chief Bhekie Cele in a media storm.

Girl shot dead during exam protest

2010-09-14 13:02

The ICD says a teenage girl died when a warning shot fired by a police officer during a protest at a Free State school hit the ground and struck her.


Border cops probed for crime

2010-12-15 19:15

Forty-four border police officers are being investigated for various criminal offences, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has revealed.

Widow sues police for R1.5m

2010-11-25 11:23

An Eastern Cape woman is reportedly suing the police for R1.5m after her policeman husband shot her and then shot dead himself six years ago.

4 arrested for Pretoria cop's murder

2010-11-23 11:27

Four men have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer at his home in Winterveld, police say.

Police will assist in arms deal probe

2010-11-08 14:20

Even though the arms deal investigation has been officially closed, any agency probing the matter will be assisted, a police spokesperson says.

Cops cutting into forensic backlog

2010-10-13 22:39

The SA Police Service's forensic science laboratories (FSLs) have reduced the total backlog for all categories by almost 20%, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

Armed robbery at police station

2010-10-12 08:00

A task team has been established to investigate an armed robbery at Bedwang police station near Makapaanstad, north of Pretoria, North West police say.

Cops peeved by Petros's changes

2010-10-06 09:49

Life has become tough for Gauteng cops who now find it more difficult to take sick leave, have to change shift on the fly and get fewer rest days.

30 cops arrested - Petros

2010-09-30 14:25

Thirty Gauteng police officers and one public prosecutor have been arrested in September, says the Gauteng Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros.

13 cops arrested over escapes

2010-09-24 14:25

Thirteen policemen have been arrested in connection with the escape of eight awaiting trial prisoners from the South Gauteng High Court, police say.

Fat cops fire back at Mbalula

2010-09-14 11:44

Police officers have shot back at Deputy Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's order that they "shape up or ship out", saying he must first lose his chubby cheeks.

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