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.

SA’s new top cop fights sex claims

2015-10-18 06:03

Barely in the job for five days, Khomotso Phahlane claims he’s the victim of a smear campaign.

Plan to support Phiyega 'like immaculate conception'

2015-10-16 19:48

An emotional KwaZulu-Natal provincial police commissioner could not hold back tears as she faced a hostile grilling from Members of Parliament.

Phiyega to announce Lamoer's replacement 'soon'

2015-10-07 18:32

Candidates for the vacant position of Western Cape police commissioner have not been selected yet, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega's spokesperson says.

Cop killers claim police assault in custody

2015-10-02 13:21

Three men, accused of murdering a police officer and critically wounding another, claimed to have been beaten while in police custody.

Phiyega announces mass police promotions

2015-09-30 19:31

Police commissioner Riah Phiyega has announced mass promotions within the SA Police Service, with about 7 000 constables and sergeants set to benefit this year.

Police need to do more - Phiyega

2015-09-29 20:00

The journey in the fight against crime is a “long one” and police need to do more, says national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Maybe Bheki Cele was right all along - SAIIR

2015-09-29 15:39

There could be a significant drop in crimes like home robberies and carjacking if police leadership followed the example of former police commissioner Bheki Cele, the SA Institute of Race Relations says.


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.

Nene rejects Public Order Police budget request

2015-10-20 14:22

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has turned down a request from now suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega for an extra R3bn for the Public Order Police,

Phiyega chided police leadership for 'cowering under tables', minutes reveal

2015-10-16 21:30

Suspended national commissioner Riah Phiyega told the SAPS Board of Commissioners at a meeting in July that their 'silence was deafening'.

Presidential protection cop appears in court over family murder

2015-10-10 08:03

A police officer accused of murdering his wife and daughter will have to wait a month to hear if he gets bail.

KZN police make 290 sexual offences, family violence arrests in a month

2015-10-07 11:12

KwaZulu-Natal police have made 290 arrests and secured 47 convictions relating to sexual offences, family violence and child protection in just one month.

Police fix 'minor' car and cattle crime stats glitch

2015-10-02 12:07

Police have worked around the clock to fix a “minor systematic error” that showed some stations as having zero crimes related to cars and cattle.

KZN community crime fighting project lives to fight another day

2015-09-29 21:46

A specialised crime fighting project in Pietermaritzburg will live to fight another day, despite calls for its closure.

80% of precincts with highest murder rates in Western Cape - Phiyega

2015-09-29 17:59

Eight of the 10 policing precincts with the highest murder rates are in the Western Cape, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

INFOGRAPHIC: SA Crime stats 2015

2015-09-29 14:02

A detailed infographic of the 2015 crime stats broken down by province.

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