Police should focus on communities, not ANC factional battles - SACP

2017-02-26 19:22

The SAPS should support community activism against real criminals instead of focusing on ANC factional battles, the SACP has said.

Did IPID inform Phahlane of probe into him in March last year?

2017-02-22 13:02

Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane has told Parliament that anyone with proof that he knew about an IPID investigation into him before November last year should come forward with it.

INFOGRAPHIC: A glimpse into how criminals operate

2017-02-16 17:09

The latest Victims of Crime Survey provides details of personal experiences of crime, like how a burglar got into a house, or what time of day car thieves preferred.

Paul O'Sullivan charges won't stand up in court - McBride

2017-02-15 15:34

Private investigator Paul O’Sullivan has never pretended to be an IPID official, and his arrest is a serious act of intimidation, IPID head Robert McBride has told the police committee in Parliament.

Charges against me and assistant 'trumped up' - O'Sullivan

2017-02-14 14:32

Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan says the charges against him and his assistant have been trumped up.

Cop convicted of killing suspect back in court

2017-02-06 06:13

Constable Titus Mabela, who was last year found guilty of shooting and killing a suspect in Krugersdorp, is expected in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court.

Parliament to start processing Claassen report on Phiyega

2017-02-02 20:46

Parliament's portfolio committee on police will process the report into former national commissioner Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office in March, it has decided.

'Manipulative' community police head in Cape Town being ousted from position

2017-01-27 23:00

Mitchells Plain cluster CPF chairperson Hanif Loonat is being ousted from his position for allegedly being manipulative and threatening to tap the phones of other members.

Senior police officers found guilty of defending Phiyega

2017-01-27 09:25

Two senior SAPS members, who worked under suspended National Commissioner Riah Phiyega, have been found guilty of misconduct.

CAT ready to serve the city

2017-01-25 10:36

The city’s top crime-busting unit, the Combined Action Team (CAT), was reinstated Tuesday and is officially back in action.


Police services to get bulk of defence budget

2017-02-22 16:32

The budget for defence, public order and safety will increase over the next three years from R190bn to R225bn by 2019/20, with police services receiving 47.3% of this.

Cop brothers arrested for firing shots during Eldos mob incident

2017-02-19 18:51

An off-duty JMPD officer and his brother who is a South African Police officer were arrested for discharging their departmental firearms in an apparent attempt to protect their mother.

O'Sullivan appears in court, out on R10 000 bail

2017-02-16 12:54

Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan has been granted R10 000 bail after he was summonsed to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.

Phahlane lied to Parliament - McBride

2017-02-15 15:16

IPID head Robert McBride has rubbished claims that the police watchdog did not inform the acting national police commissioner about the investigation against him.

Gauteng top cop faces charges

2017-02-12 06:01

Gauteng police commissioner Major General Deliwe de Lange has been accused of protecting and promoting a white commanding officer who was found guilty – alongside two black subordinates and a reservist – of shooting dead an innocent woman.

Ousted CPF head apologises to deputy police minister

2017-02-03 10:20

Ousted Mitchells Plain CPF head Hanif Loonat has apologised to Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu, after claiming she was conspiring to destabilise policing in the Western Cape.

Milo the police dog praised for making drug bust

2017-01-28 07:41

Milo the police dog was praised for helping sniff out drugs with an estimated street value of nearly R1 million, during a case being heard in the Nelspruit Regional Court.

Phiyega files review application against Claassen report

2017-01-27 20:28

Suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega has launched a review application to set aside the findings of the Claassen inquiry into her fitness to hold office.

Phahlane's entire career should be scrutinised - DA

2017-01-26 14:24

The DA has called for acting police commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane’s whole career to be investigated.

Officers take Parliament to court

2017-01-08 07:00

Having moved quickly to recruit police into the ranks of the parliamentary protection services, Parliament now has to deal with the consequences as 69 overlooked protection officers have taken the national legislature to the labour court.

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