Police get big slice of budget pie

2015-02-25 15:19

The police will receive close to half of the government's R171.2bn allocation to the defence, public order and safety function, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

EFF ejection was well rehearsed by SAPS – report

2015-02-15 08:02

Thursday’s ejection of Economic Freedom Front (EFF) members from Parliament, during President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation address, was a meticulously rehearsed security operation by the police and parliament’s security staff.

Witness no-show stalls UJ professor murder trial

2015-02-04 09:28

Reports say the murder trial of Jacques Terreblanche, who is accused of killing a University of Johannesburg professor, has stalled in the South Gauteng High Court due to a key witness not appearing in court.

Phiyega appoints new Mpumalanga commissioner

2015-02-01 21:47

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has appointed a new Mpumalanga police commissioner.

Cops encouraging violent crime - SAIRR

2015-01-28 13:36

Members of the SA Police Service play a major role in perpetrating serious violent crime, the SA Institute of Race Relations says.

4 nabbed for impersonating cops

2015-01-19 12:47

Four former police reservists have been arrested in Johannesburg for impersonating police officers, Gauteng police say.

4 Tshwane metro cops busted for theft

2015-01-12 11:25

Four Tshwane metro police officers have been arrested for robbery, the city's metro police department says.

The softer side of Saps

2015-01-09 07:16

Mzwandile Jacks gives some well-deserved praise to the men and women in blue.

Cop, accomplices arrested for murder

2015-01-07 19:59

A police officer and three men have been arrested for allegedly killing a man in Embalenhle, near Secunda.

Police to appeal key points ruling

2014-12-23 18:28

The police ministry has lodged papers in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg to challenge the court's ruling that it should disclose the names of 200 national key points, a spokesperson says.


Fake SA cops arrested in Botswana

2015-02-19 19:37

Botswana police have detained two South Africans for allegedly impersonating South African police officers.

Public Order Police were involved in forcibly removing EFF MPs

2015-02-15 00:01

A Public Order Police officer, who appears to have played a leading role in forcibly removing Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema and other EFF MPs from the State of the Nation Address this week, has boasted about it on Facebook.

Malamulele under lockdown - police

2015-02-02 09:12

The Limpopo town of Malamulele is under lockdown after month-long protests brought the area to a standstill.

SAPS forks out R25m to polish its image

2015-02-01 20:40

The SAPS is spending R25m on companies in a bid to polish the image of national commissioner Riah Phiyega and the often-criticised police force.

More police sent to Soweto to quell looting

2015-01-22 13:18

Police reinforcements have been sent to Soweto to control the ongoing violence and looting sparked in the Johannesburg settlement, the Gauteng provincial police commissioner says.

Metro cops ambushed by illegal miners

2015-01-16 10:17

Two metro police officers have been ambushed by a group of five illegal miners near the Benoni Gold Mine, Ekurhuleni metro police say.

Four corrupt cops held

2015-01-09 17:58

Four police officers have been arrested for corruption after allegedly demanding money from a truck owner whose driver was found in possession of a stolen vehicle.

Another metro cop arrested for bribery

2015-01-08 11:04

A 37-year-old Tshwane metro police officer has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a bribe from a motorist, the Tshwane metro police department says.

Suzman Foundation concerned over Dramat

2014-12-24 17:18

The suspension of Hawks head Anwa Dramat is troubling, the Helen Suzman Foundation says.

Rhino poaching kingpin caught in dramatic set-up in KZN

2014-12-23 12:32

A 45-year-old man allegedly involved in the intricate rhino poaching 'epidemic' that has gripped South Africa and left it's rhino populations near extinction, has been caught and arrested in Kwa Zulu-Natal.

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