Farm attack victims 'pushed around' by police - AfriForum

2015-07-27 18:00

Members of AfriForum and relatives of victims of farm attacks claim they were pushed around by police when they tried to hand over a memorandum to officials at Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's offices.

Phiyega breaks her silence on the Farlam report

2015-07-26 22:01

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has broken her silence on the findings of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the deaths of 34 striking miners at Marikana, saying she strongly disagrees with some of them.

Gauteng police suspend oversight function of CPFs: DA

2015-07-19 18:15

The Gauteng police commissioner has suspended the oversight functions of all community policing forums in the province.

Bulk of destroyed firearms from KZN - Phiyega

2015-07-09 14:01

The bulk of the firearms destroyed by police come from KwaZulu-Natal, National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

How to become a crime fighter

2015-07-05 15:14

The SA Police Service (SAPS) offers careers in various fields. If you join the SAPS, you can either become a police official or civilian employee.

Cops search for duo in decades-old murder case

2015-06-27 22:55

Almost 20 years after the murder of a young author, police have identified two men who may be able to assist in the investigation.

‘We didn’t hear from a single Marikana police officer’ – analyst

2015-06-26 21:03

An ISS Africa political analyst says there are two glaring gaps in the Farlam Commission’s report on the Marikana massacre, particularly the lack of first-hand accounts from police officers on the ground.

Phiyega to respond to Marikana findings next month

2015-06-26 08:21

The SA Police Service says it will make no public pronouncements about the Marikana inquiry report, but police commissioner Riah Phiyega will respond to the outcomes of the report by the end of July.

Police lied to Marikana commission: findings

2015-06-25 19:42

The Marikana commission has suggested that the SA Police Service lied about its tactical plan to disperse striking mineworkers on August 16 2012.

Specialist police sniffer dogs lead to 215 arrests

2015-06-21 10:05

There are only 30 biological, body fluid detection canines in the country, but these specialist police dogs who can detect even a pinprick of blood have found over 700 samples in the last year.


Macia murder trial postponed again

2015-07-27 13:42

The trial of nine Daveyton policemen linked to the murder of Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia has, once again, been postponed in the High Court in Pretoria.

Prisoners tunnel out of KZN police station cell

2015-07-26 17:16

Three men are on the run after tunnelling out of the holding cells at the Bellair Police station in Durban.

Police come down hard on their own

2015-07-12 12:25

The SA Police Service says 1 442 policemen have been dismissed for various criminal and departmental decisions in the past three financial years.

CSI: Soweto

2015-07-05 15:15

Mutilated bodies, torched and burnt corpses, rape victims, and cold-hearted murderers and serial killers. Captain Amos Manete has seen it all.

We need police leaders with integrity - analyst

2015-07-02 16:19

If situations like Marikana are to be prevented in the future, South Africa needs police leaders with integrity who don't make decisions based on politics, an analyst says.

Police constable in dock after two colleagues shot

2015-06-27 15:41

A police constable will appear in the Sterkspruit Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of murder and attempted murder of two of his colleagues.

Marikana police 'planned for bloodshed' – analyst

2015-06-26 17:57

An ISS Africa political analyst says the Farlam Commission’s report on the Marikana massacre shows police ignored their legal responsibility to avoid violence at all costs and "planned for bloodshed".

Krecjir: Two suspects nabbed for allegedly trying to kill witnesses

2015-06-25 20:35

A task team set up to investigate cases linked to Radovan Krecjir has arrested two men for conspiracy to kill witnesses, police say.

6 steal police van while being escorted to court

2015-06-24 08:49

Six awaiting-trial prisoners have escaped after overpowering a police officer while being escorted to court, Limpopo police say.

Storm brews over SAPS ‘tea club’

2015-06-21 06:19

A storm in a teacup – or rather a storm over a tea club – is brewing at the Babanango Police Station in Zululand in rural KwaZulu-Natal.

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