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Cops arrested for taking bribe from drug suspect, posessing explosives

2017-09-16 17:04

Two members of the South African Police Service have been arrested for allegedly taking a bribe from a drug suspect and being in possession of explosives.

A history of violence: police action in Hout Bay

2017-09-14 08:11

A 14-year-old has gone for surgery to remove a second rubber bullet that had been lodged under his tongue for more than 24 hours.

Durban man gets 33 years for attempted murder of policeman

2017-09-08 22:15

A Durban man who shot and wounded a policeman before robbing him of his service pistol has been sentenced to 33 years, police said on Friday.

Police team created to probe new crime trend - mobs of robbers

2017-09-08 16:38

Gangs of robbers who target businesses have become the focus of a new police task team created in August specifically to tackle these crimes which have surged in at least three provinces.

Death of female officer a normal state of affairs in the country - Fikile Mbalula

2017-09-04 19:30

Orphaned children of slain police officers must be looked after, Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula has said, after learning of the recent brutal killing of a female police officer.

Slain police officers leave a legacy

2017-09-03 17:31

Honouring the 40 slain police officers who died in 2016 is not only about loss, memory and sacrifice, but also legacy and ensuring that no other child is left orphaned by criminals, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told an emotional crowd.

Acting police commissioner Mothiba to oversee crime intelligence

2017-08-22 08:34

Acting national police commissioner Lieutenant General Lesetja Mothiba has taken on the role of overseeing the functions of the crime intelligence unit.

SACP, Popcru claim top cop's case dockets removed to protect 'politicians'

2017-08-18 22:23

The SACP and Popcru have both condemned the recent confiscation of dockets from a top Eastern Cape Hawks detective.

In-fighting escalates at crime intelligence

2017-08-17 18:24

In-fighting and accusations at the police crime intelligence unit have intensified following a fallout over a lack of security clearance of its acting head Major General Pat Mokushane.

SAPS members getting away with murder in KZN - commission hears

2017-08-16 21:46

SAPS members in KwaZulu-Natal are literally getting away with murder, torture and assault, the Moerane Commission of Inquiry into political killings hears.

 

Hout Bay residents locked in meeting with police after violent protest

2017-09-14 17:41

Police commanders and Hangberg community leaders are locked in a meeting at the Hout Bay station to thrash out a way forward following protests in the area.

EXCLUSIVE: 'Plan' implemented to crack down on cops smuggling guns to criminals

2017-09-12 13:10

Drastic action, including the possible tracking of each and every police firearm in South Africa, could be introduced to try and prevent cop guns from being smuggled to criminals.

Police appeal for info after body found dumped

2017-09-08 19:35

Police have appealed for information to help track down the killer of a woman in her 20s after her body was found dumped in the veld in Lingelethu West, Khayelitsha.

Budget cuts constraining nearly 90% of SA's police stations - top cop

2017-09-08 06:30

Nearly 90% of police stations around the country are not able to set up big operations, like a roadblock, because budget cuts are strangling them.

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WATCH: Police yet to identify 'speeding cop' transporting children

A man dressed in police uniform, was filmed driving at 180 km/h on the N1 highway in Johannesburg, in a minibus taxi filled with children. Gauteng police told News24 that the driver's identity remains a mystery. Watch.

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Man accused of submitting fake matric certificate appointed acting crime intelligence boss

2017-08-23 22:01

A former bodyguard of President Jacob Zuma who has been accused of submitting a fake matric certificate to the South African Police Service has been appointed as the acting head of crime intelligence.

Off-duty station commander stops alleged robbers in their tracks

2017-08-19 21:02

An off-duty station commander’s vigilance led to an alleged gang of robbers being arrested in Addo, Eastern Cape police says.

Let police from outside KZN investigate political killings, commission hears

2017-08-17 20:44

An intervention by police from outside of KwaZulu-Natal is needed to investigate politically related killings in the province, the Moerane Commission has heard.

IPID is a 'massive failure', Moerane Commission hears

2017-08-16 22:31

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is a "massive failure", according to its ethics manager Amar Maharaj.

Police sergeant arrested after official vehicle used in robbery

2017-08-13 20:29

A Nelson Mandela Bay police sergeant has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a brazen robbery at traffic lights in Motherwell, where his official police vehicle was used.

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