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.

MEC praises heroic Cape Town traffic cop

2016-01-21 12:46

Western Cape Transport MEC Donald Grant has praised traffic officer Nizaam Alexander for keeping his cool and fighting back against a man who shot him and tried to steal his firearm.

Gauteng police commissioner 'redeployed'

2016-01-16 10:23

Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant General Lesetja Mothiba has been redeployed to a new management intervention unit in the SA Police Service's head office, the Hawks confirms.

SAPS, Solidarity tight-lipped on conditions of promotions deal

2015-12-22 22:07

A long-running dispute between trade union Solidarity and the South African Police Service over promotions has been settled out of court, but the conditions remain confidential.

Nine thirsty prisoners escape

2015-12-18 16:57

A task team has been formed by the Eastern Cape police after nine awaiting trial prisoners escaped from custody after asking for water.

Ex-cop arrested in Pretoria

2015-12-04 19:05

A 59-year-old former police officer has been arrested for the unlawful possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.

Metro cop nabbed after two cops shot

2015-11-15 19:55

Six suspects including an Ekurhuleni Metro police officer are due to appear in the Benoni Magistrate Court after two police officers were shot and wounded.

Nyanga to get boost in police numbers - Sotyu

2015-10-27 17:59

The Nyanga police cluster will get over 100 new officers and satellite police stations in a bid to curb the high crime rate in the area, Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu says.

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.

Tributes pour in for Durban cop killed at shooting range

2016-01-21 14:34

Condolences have been pouring in for Durban policeman Malcolm Goodwin, who was killed in an accident at a shooting range.

'It was the best we could do' - Good Samaritan cop who helped boy

2016-01-19 07:30

A Paarl family on holiday in Gansbaai have been overwhelmed by the care and service shown to them by members of the South African Police Service when their son was badly injured and needed help.

Burning passion for serving SA inspires me, says police officer

2015-12-26 08:16

The festive season is in full swing and for holiday makers it's business as usual, while duty calls for some.

Police was exemplary during #Feesmustfall protests - Zuma

2015-12-18 17:47

Police killings, public order policing’s handling of the #Feesmustfall protests and the allegations of misconduct against suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega were highlighted in President Jacob Zuma's reflections on the year.

548 former cops return to ranks

2015-12-17 20:00

A total of 548 former cops have returned to SAPS ranks following a re-enlistment drive launched earlier this year, police say.

A police service for the people

2015-11-30 15:00

As senior management of the SA Police Service (SAPS), we know that the next six months are critical in transforming the SAPS into an organisation every South African can be proud of.

Moroka police fear for missing colleague

2015-11-07 20:10

Police in Moroka, Soweto, are concerned about a missing colleague, fearing he may have been kidnapped.

Police miss several of its own crime reduction targets

2015-10-20 15:44

The SA Police Service has failed to meet several crime reduction targets it set itself for the period 2014/15.

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