ARTICLES RELATING TO SAPS

Police: No record of Delft killing

2014-11-20 19:45

The victim of an alleged mob justice attack in Delft, Cape Town, did not succumb to his injuries, Western Cape police have said.

Police committee condemns KwaMashu murders

2014-11-09 16:21

The Portfolio Committee on Police has condemned the killing of four people at KwaMashu Hostel, north of Durban.

Is this SA's police car of the future?

2014-11-06 15:30
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Future SA police cruisers could be fitted with advanced tech as a prototype showed at a conference in Durban. Will the future SAPS car help reduce the country's awful crime rate?

SAPS ordered to investigate Zim torture claims

2014-10-30 14:26

The Constitutional Court has ordered the SAPS to investigate claims of torture against senior Zimbabwean officials.

Police lose R30m to VIPs

2014-10-26 16:02

The police’s struggling detective services have lost R30m so that VIP guards can ferry President Jacob Zuma and his expanded cabinet around safely.

Kruger arrests 5 poachers

2014-10-17 21:03

Five suspected rhino poachers have been arrested in the Kruger National Park SANParks says.

Solidarity scores win in Saps equity plan

2014-10-09 15:22

The SA Police Service has conceded that Solidarity's application to be involved in consultation on the Saps's employment equity plan for 2015 to 2019 is urgent.

SAPS appealing car spares ruling

2014-10-03 17:30

The SA Police Service has filed papers appealing a ruling related to a vehicle spares contract worth more than R528m, a spokesperson says.

Police department's contingent liabilities top R21bn

2014-10-03 05:00

The department of police's contingent liabilities rose to over R21bn in the past financial year, according to its annual report tabled in Parliament.

National crime stats to be announced

2014-09-19 05:32

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko is expected to release the 2013/2014 annual crime statistics in Pretoria.

Commissioner: Expect Nyanga police shake-up

2014-09-10 15:56

A major shake-up is planned at the Nyanga police station to address leadership problems, Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer says.

Solidarity undeterred by Saps equity case

2014-09-09 17:03

Losing the Renate Barnard case at the Constitutional Court will not deter Solidarity in other cases it is pursuing, says CEO Dirk Hermann.

Solidarity to court over Saps labour talks

2014-09-05 09:10

Solidarity is to approach the Labour Court to order the SA Police Service to consult with the trade union on its affirmative action plan.

Solidarity to take SAPS to court

2014-09-04 06:05
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Trade union Solidarity will brief media on a new court bid to force the SA Police Service to consult with the trade union on its affirmative action plan.

SAPS welcomes Barnard ConCourt ruling

2014-09-02 22:55
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The SA Police Service has welcomed the ruling of the Constitutional Court which found the institution had not acted unfairly or discriminated anyone.

Judgment expected in SAPS affirmative action case

2014-09-01 13:09

The Constitutional Court will hand down judgment in the application by the SA Police Service for leave to appeal against a ruling on affirmative action.

Lawyer: Harder to remove Hawks head

2014-08-19 19:52

It is arguably more difficult to remove the head of the Hawks now than was the case with the now-defunct Scorpions, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Convict smuggle sergeant - State

2014-08-14 21:42

The State has called for the conviction of a former police sergeant accused of receiving a bribe to take a food parcel with dagga hidden in it to a prisoner at a Cape Town police station.

Pity moved cop to give dagga to prisoner

2014-08-09 14:29

A former police sergeant accused of corruptly giving a food parcel containing dagga to a man in custody at the Cape Town Central police station has appeared in court.

SAPS was under Lonmin influence at Marikana

2014-07-29 21:13

Lonmin unduly influenced the SA Police Service to act against protesting Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Top cop held for recruitment fraud

2014-07-28 18:55

A Benoni police cluster commander is out on bail after appearing in the Moroka Magistrate's Court in Soweto for alleged fraud, Gauteng police say.

Two cops resign over rape claims

2014-07-16 20:48

Two police officers accused of rape in White River and Ermelo have resigned, Mpumalanga police say.

Cops spent R45m on accommodation, meals

2014-07-09 14:41

The SA Policing Union has urged Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko to take drastic steps against those involved in a R45m police accommodation and meals scandal.

Alleged cop killer appears in court

2014-07-02 12:41

A man accused of murdering a police officer in his driveway last week has appeared in court, while three other suspects linked to the murder are still at large, Gauteng police say.

Mdluli not charged with murder again

2014-06-18 20:05

A charge of murder and attempted murder relating to the 1999 killing of Oupa Ramogibe will not be reinstated against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli.

 

Cop a liar - prosecution

2014-11-13 20:32

An Mpumalanga policeman has been called incompetent and accused of making a forged statement in a murder case.

Should Phiyega step down?

2014-11-07 07:41

Timid leadership is not enough to curtail crime in SA, says Mzwandile Jacks.

SA to send 140 police officers to Lesotho

2014-11-06 14:45
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Cabinet has approved the deployment of 140 SA Police Service officers to Lesotho, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says.

SA 'has obligation to probe Zim torture officials'

2014-10-30 06:03

The Constitutional Court is expected to hand down judgment on whether South African authorities should investigate claims of torture against senior Zimbabwean officials.

Cops in the dock for killing protesters

2014-10-24 05:53

Two police officers will appear in the Brits Magistrate's Court for allegedly shooting dead three protesters in Mothutlung, North West, in January.

Solidarity economical over EE case - SAPS

2014-10-09 19:00

Solidarity was being economical with the truth when it claimed the SA Police Service had conceded that the employment equity matter was urgent, police say.

Massive perlemoen bust on N1

2014-10-06 20:05

A man has been arrested on the N1 between Ventersburg and Winburg with one ton of perlemoen, estimated at R1m.

Cops suspended for fatal hit-and-run

2014-10-03 08:55

Two Eastern Cape police officers have been suspended for allegedly killing a pedestrian in a hit-and-run. The victim was reportedly walking on the pavement!

Zuma must consider firing Phiyega - DA

2014-09-29 05:00

The Democratic Alliance says it is time for President Jacob Zuma to consider "discharging" national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Senior Tshwana metro cop suspended

2014-09-10 21:54

Senior Tshwane metro police officer, Johanna "Trish" Armstrong, who is being investigated for fraud, has been suspended, metro police say.

Minority Report: policing black incompetence

2014-09-09 17:32

The ruling on the case of Renate Barnard vs the SAPS reflects some of the old cracks haunting us as a nation, says Tshetlhe Litheko.

Samwu wants answers on metro cop

2014-09-07 21:02

Samwu has said it wants the city of Tshwane to explain how a senior metro police officer was appointed, allegedly using fraudulent qualifications.

Senior metro police officer facing fraud probe

2014-09-05 05:00

A senior Tshwane metro police officer, who is being investigated for fraud, has been issued with a letter of intention to suspend her, the Tshwane metro police say.

Phiyega: Police will act when attacked

2014-09-03 05:00

Police will not hesitate to act when they are being attacked or when property is being destroyed, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega has said.

Cop kills wife, then himself in Eastern Cape

2014-09-01 17:34

A policeman has shot dead his wife at their home in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, police say.

Cops grilled over CT removals

2014-08-27 05:39

An inquiry investigating the removal of people and structures in Lwandle, Cape Town, has asked a police operational commander what he could have done differently.

Dirty cops: 'Policing the police in SA'

2014-08-15 09:13

'The concept of dirty cops is nothing new but I cannot help feel that not enough resources are expended on policing the police,' writes Wheels24 reader JOE BLACK.

SA, Moz agree to cross-border hot-pursuit operations against rhino poachers

2014-08-12 16:31

Police special task force units are pursuing rhino poachers into Mozambique, National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has revealed.

Solidarity wants in on new Saps equity plan

2014-08-08 09:34

Trade union Solidarity has asked to be admitted as a party to the SA Police Service's new employment equity plan to represent the interests of minority groups.

Cops in court for soliciting a bribe

2014-07-28 20:36

Two police constables have appeared in the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court for allegedly soliciting a bribe, Mpumalanga police say.

Cop filmed beating suspect dismissed

2014-07-23 11:11

A Pretoria police constable has been dismissed after being filmed assaulting a man and swearing at him during questioning, Gauteng police say.

Limpopo cop appears for copper theft

2014-07-14 20:56

A police constable and four other people have appeared in the Phalaborwa Magistrate's Court on charges of theft and possession of suspected stolen property, Limpopo police say.

Zulu King supports police

2014-07-09 07:05

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has pledged his support to police in the fight against crime.

Hlela in court over sheep for tenders scam

2014-06-29 11:04

Former police general Hamilton Hlele, who was head of the Saps procurement department, has made another court appearance on charges of corruption.

Probe into Phiyega completed

2014-06-17 12:02

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate says it has completed its investigation into reports that national police commissioner Riah Phiyega allegedly tipped off an officer about probes against him.

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