SAPS offer reward after 6 bodies found

2014-12-11 16:57

Western Cape police are offering R250 000 reward for any information after six bodies were found near a farm near Kraaifontein, Cape Town.

Police minister launches top cop probe

2014-10-26 10:15

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has established a task team, described as a “reference group” to investigate issues that are the responsibility of national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

NPA won't charge Phiyega over 'tip-off'

2014-09-14 14:04

The NPA says it will not pursue complaints of defeating the ends of justice against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, after she allegedly tipped off a top official that he was under investigation.

Phiyega probe ongoing - IPID

2014-04-03 05:30

Police watchdog IPID has dismissed a report stating that an investigation into national police commissioner Riah Phiyega had been completed.

New police station for Khayelitsha

2014-04-01 10:47

An additional police station for Khayelitsha has been prioritised for the new financial year, the Western Cape's provincial commissioner says.

Businessman admits he helped police chief

2013-11-24 20:00

Cape Town businessman Mohamed Salim Dawjee has admitted giving Western Cape police chief Arno Lamoer money to help him pay off a loan.

Top brass under fire in the W Cape

2013-11-10 08:24

Senior Western Cape police officers are being probed for corruption, racketeering and money-laundering, while a local businessman, known for his generosity, appears to be at the centre of the scandal.

Phiyega probe will be compromised - Sapu

2013-10-31 18:29

The SA Policing Union says that the probe into alleged misconduct by national police commissioner Riah Phiyega will be compromised if she is not suspended.

Leave Phiyega alone - ANC

2013-10-30 18:30

ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani says that calls for the suspension of national police commissioner Riah Phiyega are irresponsible.

DA calls for Phiyega's suspension

2013-10-29 22:00

The DA says that national police commissioner Riah Phiyega must be suspended pending the outcome of a probe into allegations that she defeated the ends of justice.

Policing unaffected by Phiyega allegations - MEC

2013-10-29 15:09

Community Safety MEC Dan Plato says police operations in the Western Cape are unaffected by corruption allegations against provincial commissioner Arno Lamoer.

Lamoer mum on alleged Phiyega tip-offs

2013-10-29 07:21

Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer has declined to comment about reports that national police commissioner Riah Phiyega tipped him off about probes against him.

Lamoer: Police to focus on Nyanga

2013-09-20 21:12

Western Cape police will step up crime intelligence operations in Nyanga, Cape Town, provincial police commissioner Arno Lamoer says.

Namibian man convicted for cop killings

2013-09-12 22:15

A Namibian man has been convicted of the murder of two police constables at the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town.

Man held in baby rape case

2013-08-06 17:00

A man has been arrested in connection with the rape of a 4-month-old and a 7-year-old boy in the Western Cape.

Mthethwa blames W Cape for cop killings

2013-07-29 17:22

Criticising the police service reinforces the idea that officers do not deserve respect, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

Police inquiry parties want documents

2013-03-11 21:30

An application to order Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa and three others to hand over documents in the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry court matter has been postponed.

Crackdown on Khayelitsha cops

2012-11-11 12:22

A large number of police officers at three police stations in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, are being disciplined for misconduct, states a report.

Crime stats not the key, says top Cape cop

2012-10-03 20:35

The perceptions of communities are a more reliable indicator of crime than national statistics, Western Cape provincial police commissioner Arno Lamoer says.

Lamoer: Police responded to Cape Town plan

2012-06-05 10:05

The SA Police Service has rubbished a claim by the City of Cape Town that it is unresponsive to a plan to train law enforcement reservists for local communities.

Call centre staff taking bosses to court

2011-10-26 10:11

Members of Cape Town police's emergency call centre are taking top ranking police officials, including suspended commissioner Bheki Cele, to court over a salary dispute.

Western Cape police boss appointed

2010-11-25 09:46

Acting Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer has been appointed permanently in the position, national police chief Bheki Cele has announced.

New police head for W Cape

2010-09-30 09:15

Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer is set to take office as the new police commissioner for the Western Cape, after Mzwandile Petros became Gauteng's police commissioner.


Cape Town police ID four of six men killed

2014-12-11 14:41

Police have identified four of the six men who were killed in a gruesome murder in Kraaifontein, says Western Cape police commissioner General Arno Lamoer.

Ipid back decision not to prosecute Phiyega

2014-09-17 08:18

The Ipid has expressed support for the NPA following their decision not to prosecute national police commissioner, Riah Phiyega.

Probe into Phiyega completed

2014-06-17 12:02

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate says it has completed its investigation into reports that national police commissioner Riah Phiyega allegedly tipped off an officer about probes against him.

Top cop apologises to Khayelitsha residents

2014-04-01 21:13

Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer has apologised to Khayelitsha residents for a lack of service delivery by the SA Police Service.

Lamoer to appear at Khayelitsha Commission

2014-04-01 09:07

Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant-General Arno Lamoer is expected to testify at the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry.

Top cops have full confidence in Phiyega

2013-11-14 10:29

Provincial police commissioners say they have full confidence in national commissioner Riah Phiyega's ability to perform her job, and the Ipid investigation into her is not impacting the management of crime.

Apartheid law invoked for Phiyega

2013-11-03 14:25

Crime intelligence divisional commissioner Major-General Bongiwe Zulu has sent a media organisation a letter threatening legal action in terms of an apartheid-era law over reports published relating to police chief General Riah Phiyega’s alleged conversation around a drug case.

Phiyega seeks support from police - report

2013-10-31 09:25

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has distributed an e-mail to members of the SA Police Service asking them for support as pressure for her to be suspended mounts, according to a report.

Give IPID time to probe Phiyega claims - Mthethwa

2013-10-30 17:04

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the Independent Investigative Directorate must be given time to probe allegations against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

IPID to probe Phiyega claims

2013-10-29 19:45

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate will investigate allegations against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, it says.

Is SAPS the Mafia?

2013-10-29 13:15

People must fear the police. But that becomes damn difficult when the chief of police is accused of criminal behaviour, says Adriaan Basson.

Western Cape pleads for gang unit

2013-10-09 20:59

The creation of a specialised gang unit for the Free State should set an example for the Western Cape, the province's Community Safety MEC Dan Plato says.

Top cop turns down call for specialised units

2013-09-20 14:39

Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer has dismissed calls to reintroduce specialised police drug and gang units to the province.

Suspect released in baby rape case

2013-08-07 23:06

The man arrested in connection with the rape of a 4-month-old baby and a 7-year-old boy in Ceres, Western Cape, has been released.

Infant, child raped on Cape farm

2013-08-05 18:35

A 4-month-old baby and her 7-year-old brother have been raped in Ceres at the weekend, Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer says.

1 cop per 3 239 citizens on Cape Flats

2013-07-10 19:12

There is a shortage of police officers in Western Cape areas with a high murder rate, Community Safety MEC Dan Plato says.

Court to hear cop commission bid next month

2012-11-12 14:41

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's application for an interdict against the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry will be heard next month.

Top cop: Officers hire guns out for crime

2012-10-03 22:28

Some Western Cape police officers hire their guns out to people to commit crimes, says provincial police commissioner Arno Lamoer.

Western Cape police seize R30m in drugs

2012-06-28 17:00

Western Cape police have seized over R30m in illicit drugs in the last three months, provincial police commissioner Arno Lamoer says.

Police absenteeism report wrong - top cop

2012-02-16 11:44

The Western Cape police commissioner says reported absenteeism levels of 77.2 days per staff member at the Maitland police station are incorrect.

Cape Town cracks down on taxi violence

2011-03-14 16:04

Cape Town officials say law enforcement will be out in full force, after a man was shot dead and a little girl injured when the Cape Town minibus taxi strike turned violent.

New W Cape police boss starts work

2010-10-01 13:40

The Western Cape's new police commissioner, Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer, has taken up his new position, says police spokesperson Vish Naidoo.

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