Phiyega to announce Lamoer's replacement 'soon'

2015-10-07 18:32

Candidates for the vacant position of Western Cape police commissioner have not been selected yet, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega's spokesperson 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.

Phiyega announces mass police promotions

2015-09-30 19:31

Police commissioner Riah Phiyega has announced mass promotions within the SA Police Service, with about 7 000 constables and sergeants set to benefit this year.

Police need to do more - Phiyega

2015-09-29 20:00

The journey in the fight against crime is a “long one” and police need to do more, says national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Maybe Bheki Cele was right all along - SAIIR

2015-09-29 15:39

There could be a significant drop in crimes like home robberies and carjacking if police leadership followed the example of former police commissioner Bheki Cele, the SA Institute of Race Relations says.

Crime Stats: Murder up, sexual offences down – As it happened

2015-09-29 13:30

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has released the official crime statistics for the past financial year, which included a 4.6% increase in murders, and a 5.4% decrease in reported sexual offences.

Crime stats under Phiyega's watch

2015-09-29 06:01

A day after National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega submitted reasons to President Jacob Zuma on why she should remain in her job, the police ministry will reveal how crime has fared under her watch.

SAPS aware of KZN training college race row

2015-09-23 17:00

The SA Police Service has confirmed it is aware of a race row taking place at a KwaZulu-Natal training college.

Zuma appoints board of inquiry into Phiyega

2015-09-22 13:32

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Judge Cornelis Johannes Claassen as the chairperson the inquiry into allegations of misconduct by National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega.

East Rand teen dies after soccer injury

2015-09-21 14:09

Police are investigating the death of a 13-year-old boy after he was given a shot of Voltaren at the Thelle Mogoerane Regional Hospital’s family clinic to treat a soccer injury.


KZN police make 290 sexual offences, family violence arrests in a month

2015-10-07 11:12

KwaZulu-Natal police have made 290 arrests and secured 47 convictions relating to sexual offences, family violence and child protection in just one month.

Police fix 'minor' car and cattle crime stats glitch

2015-10-02 12:07

Police have worked around the clock to fix a “minor systematic error” that showed some stations as having zero crimes related to cars and cattle.

KZN community crime fighting project lives to fight another day

2015-09-29 21:46

A specialised crime fighting project in Pietermaritzburg will live to fight another day, despite calls for its closure.

80% of precincts with highest murder rates in Western Cape - Phiyega

2015-09-29 17:59

Eight of the 10 policing precincts with the highest murder rates are in the Western Cape, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

INFOGRAPHIC: SA Crime stats 2015

2015-09-29 14:02

A detailed infographic of the 2015 crime stats broken down by province.

Understanding crime statistics in SA – what you need to know

2015-09-29 08:54

Crime statistics are released each September and cover crimes reported to the police in the previous financial year. This is all you need to know on South Africa's crime statistics.

Crime stats: Brace yourself

2015-09-27 20:55

When national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega releases the crime statistics, the numbers will probably reflect an increase in violent crime.

Don't give Phiyega more time - opposition parties

2015-09-22 20:00

The DA and EFF have welcomed the inquiry into national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, but they have questioned why she should be given more time to motivate against her suspension.

Nine corruption scandals worse than Nkandla

2015-09-22 11:36

Trade union Solidarity has detailed nine corruption scandals that have cost the taxpayer much more than the R246m spent on the President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

The cop with a heart of gold

2015-09-21 12:00

A Cape Town policeman who touched hearts when a photo of him sharing his lunch with a homeless woman went viral, says he is amazed by the response he's received.

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