ARTICLES RELATING TO SAPS

IPID responds to top cop Phahlane with more financial revelations

2017-04-21 09:27

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has filed responding papers against acting police commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane revealing shocking new information on alleged 'dubious transactions' in the purchasing of his house and vehicles.

Dlamini-Zuma – ordinary citizen, VIP protection

2017-04-16 06:01

Opposition parties have slammed the decision by the SA Police Service (SAPS) to offer presidential protection service to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

AS IT HAPPENED: Yolisa Matakata appointed as new acting Hawks boss

2017-04-13 10:37

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced Deputy Lt-Gen Yolisa Matakata as the new acting head of the Hawks, temporarily replacing Berning Ntlemeza as the boss of the priority crimes unit.

#SAunites LIVE: AS IT HAPPENED: South Africans thanked for peaceful marches

2017-04-07 05:43

Ministers holding a press briefing on nationwide protests said South Africans exercised their rights to march peacefully and thanked them for doing so. Police were also commended for protecting citizens.

Tobacco giant's workers' mental health goes up in smoke

2017-03-26 08:52

After being hijacked several times, traumatised employees are having to cope on their own, writes Steve Kretzmann.

Police to investigate why former DG could not open a case after break-in

2017-03-22 18:01

The police will be investigating why former social development department director general Zane Dangor could not open a case following a break-in at his home.

72 cops to be charged over Marikana

2017-03-19 06:02

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega will head the list of 72 police officers identified for prosecution for their role in the killing of 34 striking mine workers in Marikana, almost five years after the massacre that shocked the world happened.

Parliament justifies hiring ‘white shirts’

2017-03-05 06:01

Parliament has revealed that it recruited active police officers to become part of its protection services because its existing protection officers did not have the necessary critical skills required to engage with and control unruly MPs.

More than 1400 cars hijacked every month - SAPS crime stats

2017-03-03 15:04

More than 1400 vehicles are hijacked each month in South Africa, according to South African Police Service crime statistics.

AS IT HAPPENED: Crime Stats - About 110 people raped in SA every day

2017-03-03 12:30

During the Police Portfolio Committee crime stats briefing in Parliament, it was revealed that between April and December 2016, 30 069 cases of rape were reported. While down from the previous period, it amounts to approximately 110 reported cases of rape per day.

 

Body of Mpumalanga policewoman dumped in bushes

2017-04-20 10:22

A man has been arrested after he led Mpumalanga police to a bushy area where the body of a female officer was found.

Dlamini Zuma continues to receive protection from Presidential Protection Unit - police

2017-04-14 15:36

Protection provided to Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is “informed by the outcome of a security assessment conducted and ongoing investigations in relation to threats directed at her person”, the police have said.

Hijacker killed in shootout with KZN police

2017-04-11 13:49

An alleged hijacker has been killed in a shootout with police in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal police have said.

New police minister Mbalula has a mammoth task ahead

2017-03-31 05:34

From Razzmatazz to police blues, newly minted police minister Fikile Mbalula has a mammoth task ahead of him.

'What's your price?' Top cops asked in court

2017-03-23 14:18

A top official in the SAPS legal department has asked two senior Western Cape police officers what it would take for them to drop their case against their demotions in the Labour Court.

Woman sues cops after assault, being called 'white bitch'

2017-03-22 14:24

A woman is claiming almost R160 000 from the minister of police after she allegedly had to undergo emergency surgery after being manhandled by members of the SAPS in June 2016.

‘Trio crime stats must fall’

2017-03-05 06:01

Acting National Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane has summoned 350 commanders of police stations across the country to a meeting to discuss the ongoing scourge of illegal guns and armed robberies, and how officers can work to c

Crime stats: More than 1 400 cars hijacked a month in SA

2017-03-03 15:17

More than 1 400 cars are hijacked in the country every month, according to crime statistics police released.

Crime stats: Slight decrease in farm murders, stock theft on rise

2017-03-03 14:39

SA Police have made a dent in cases of farm murders, acting national commissioner Khomotso Phahlane has said.

Crime stats: SA's murder and rape situation unpacked

2017-03-03 11:57

While there was a marginal decrease of murders in the country, some provinces still experienced an increase, according to crime statistics.

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