'Unroadworthy' mobile police station removed from Masiphumelele

2016-05-20 20:12

Masiphumelele residents who need to go to a police station now have to pay taxi fare or walk more than 4km to Ocean View, after their local mobile station was removed because it is unroadworthy.

Rapist sentenced to 100 years in prison

2016-05-14 13:01

The Durban High Court has sentenced the man behind the Tongaat Hullett Estates rapes to 100 years in prison.

Lamoer corruption case postponed

2016-05-06 14:31

The case of former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer and five other others on 109 charges of corruption and racketeering has been postponed in the Western Cape High Court.

40% of sexual assaults take place in the home

A survey released by the Statistician General has found that 4 out of 10 sexual assaults take place in the home.

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Limpopo traffic cops seize contraband cigarettes worth R250k

2016-03-25 14:40

One man was arrested and a consignment of contraband cigarettes worth over R250 000 seized in Modimolle on Friday, Limpopo traffic police said.

UCT congratulates police for arrest of possible Rhodes Memorial rapist

2016-03-12 20:20

The University of Cape Town has congratulated the police after the arrest of a man suspected to be the Rhodes Memorial rapist.

Family dispute turns deadly as dad killed in front of teen, cop shot

The Ipid is investigating a shooting in Virginia, Free State yesterday. One police officer is in hospital in a stable condition following the incident. A suspect was declared dead on the scene.

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Mbeki defends his axing Pikoli

Former President Thabo Mbeki has tackled those who accuse him of abusing State power over the suspension of former NPA head Vusi Pikoli.

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It's a dog's life as police face critical canine shortages

2016-01-29 16:00

The South African Police Service is facing a critical shortage of dogs. While there was more than enough money to make up the shortage, the challenge was finding trainable dogs, the unit told Parliament on Friday.


Police raid KZN hostels in crime prevention drive

2016-05-14 13:01

Law enforcement agencies have carried out an operation at the notorious Glebelands and KwaMashu hostels in a bid to rid the two areas of criminal elements.

'If you walk alone at night in Khayelitsha you're a target'

Almost two years since a major report on policing in Khayelitsha was filed the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) is still calling for foot patrols and more resources to keep residents safe.

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The majority of murders are committed by 15-34 year olds

A survey released by the Statistician General has found that 57.8% of murders are committed by people between the ages of 15 and 34.

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Anger is the biggest driver of assaults in South Africa

A survey released by the Statistician General has found that the majority of assault incidents are driven by anger.

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Cops monitor Kapok after threats to disrupt voter registration

2016-04-09 11:00

Police are showing a strong presence in Kapok, near Ennerdale where some community members had threatened to disrupt the second round of voter registration.

SAPS museum reopened in Cape Town

2016-03-24 07:36

Sustaining the apartheid system in South Africa was very costly for the society, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says.

Teen's body found in Tubatse River, friend still missing

2016-03-12 18:51

Police have found the body of one of two teenagers swept down the Tubatse River near Burgersfort.

6 arrested in Tzaneen sting operation

2016-02-13 12:33

Six people have been arrested in the last two days during a sting operation in Maake and Letsitele areas in Tzaneen for possession of firearms and drugs.

Fight against rhino poaching goes high-tech

2016-01-29 17:00

The Hawks are working on a project with state-owned Denel Dynamics to find the right drone technology in the fight against rhino poaching, Parliament has heard.

Mourners kill cop after mistaking him for criminal

2016-01-23 16:02

A policeman has been killed by funeral goers who mistook him for a criminal in Jane Furse in Limpopo on Saturday.

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