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.

SJC accuses police of delaying resources court case

2017-08-12 07:59

A civil society court bid to ensure police direct more resources to poor areas with high crime levels has been delayed by three months.

There should be consequences for all women bashers - Mbalula

2017-08-11 19:27

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has said he would focus on ensuring police acted on cases of gender-based violence as they had received numerous complaints about how reported cases were handled.

WATCH: Van Breda murder trial, day 30

The trial of triple-murder accused Henri van Breda continues at the Cape Town High Court on Thursday. Watch.

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We should be fighting crime, not stamping documents - police

2017-08-04 22:39

Police say they are being swamped with documents that need to be certified, taking up time they could have used for fighting crime.

Don't test us, police warn as 10111 strike resumes

2017-08-04 11:02

National police have warned the public not to "test" the 10111 call centre, as operators started striking again.

10111 call centre strike resumes

2017-08-03 16:16

10111 call centre operators will again hang up their headsets, as the strike for higher salaries resumes with immediate effect, the South African Policing Union has announced.


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.

Police get interdict against striking call centre workers

2017-08-11 22:48

The SAPS has been granted a labour court interdict to stop striking 10111 call centre workers from harassing non-striking staff or damaging property.

Police to lodge interdict against picketing 10111 employees to 'prevent unlawful conduct'

2017-08-11 12:41

Following a violent picket by employees at the Midrand 10111 call centre, the police are to bring an urgent application in the Labour Court 'to prevent unlawful conduct' by the striking workers.

Confidential info leaks in high-profile police investigations exposed

2017-08-08 08:07

Information from a docket into one of the most impactful underworld gang murders in the Western Cape was apparently leaked, one of several leaks in high-profile police investigations.

Police won't say if Western Cape Crime Intelligence head has security clearance for job

2017-08-04 20:26

The police are keeping mum on whether the Western Cape’s Crime Intelligence head is properly qualified for the job, as it emerged in court this week that he apparently still has no security clearance and did not matriculate.

Top cops claim critical investigations derailed by politics

2017-08-04 08:46

Former MP Vytjie Mentor’s state capture statement made it seem as if two senior policemen were part of a political faction, and this is what led to their sudden transfers, jeopardising critical national investigations.

Judgment expected in Western Cape top-cop demotion case

2017-08-03 06:54

The Western Cape Labour Court will rule whether two former Western Cape top-cops were unfairly demoted.

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