R50m safety boost for 18 high risk schools in Western Cape

2015-10-01 17:04

Eighteen "high risk" schools in the Western Cape are to benefit from a R50m project aimed at increasing safety. School resource officers will be armed and have powers of search, seizure and arrest, mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith says.

New start for Cape Town's former drug den building

2015-09-21 21:12

It was once one of the most notorious blocks of flats in the CBD. Now, Senator Park has finally been removed from the City of Cape Town’s list of problem buildings.

Cape Town enlists more 'eyes' on crime

2015-09-14 12:16

The City of Cape Town is monitoring the location of private security cameras that look out on public spaces so it can assist with criminal investigations.

Don't stop on N2, City warns

2015-09-01 20:11

More than 100 Cape Town Metro Police and SAPS officers have been deployed to seven N2 on-ramps and off-ramps, in a safety drive to warn motorists of the dangers of pulling over on the notorious national road.

City of Cape Town puts the brakes on stolen vehicles

2015-08-13 17:01

A pair of teenagers were among seven suspects arrested when four stolen cars were retrieved by the City of Cape Town’s law enforcement officers.

Cape Town metro cop among offenders nabbed over weekend

2015-08-03 14:57

A Cape Town Metro Police officer is one of the traffic offenders arrested over the weekend, the City says.

Robbery victims urged to report crimes

2015-07-19 14:20

Victims of street and beach robberies in Cape Town must report the crimes for the perpetrators to be brought to justice, the city says.

Bail for Cape Town licensing officials facing 118 charges

2015-07-15 12:59

Four vehicle licensing officials have been released on R3 000 bail after appearing in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on 118 charges of fraud, corruption and defeating the ends of justice.

Cape Town drag race crash leaves one dead

2015-05-25 15:51

An illegal street race has ended in death for a motorist after an accident in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Smith twins anchor Brumbies scrum

2015-04-23 09:03

SA-born twins JP Smith and Ruan Smith will anchor the Brumbies scrum in their clash against the Highlanders in Canberra.


Crime 'hotspots' may be declared disaster zones in Cape Town

2015-09-27 11:23

The City of Cape Town has taken the first step towards declaring “crime hotspots” as disaster zones, amidst what they described as an “on-going failure of policing”.

Crime down on N2 - Western Cape authorities

2015-09-17 19:33

The number of violent and criminal incidents on the N2 has been dramatically reduced since the recent establishment of a priority committee, according to a joint statement.

Missing dog 'sold for R50' while owner surfed

2015-09-14 09:02

A Cape Town man is desperately searching for his Boxer dog Pluto, who was reportedly stolen while he was surfing.

Taxi driver reverses himself straight into trouble

2015-08-17 15:36

One of five motorists arrested for reckless and negligent driving this weekend was transporting a minibus taxi full of passengers when he collided with another vehicle – while reversing down a road in Cape Town to avoid a road block.

Cape Town to spend R40m on more traffic officers

2015-08-12 17:10

Errant Cape Town motorists beware – almost 100 new traffic officers may be recruited by the end of the next financial year, the City says.

Heavy winds shut down Gordon's Bay driving licence centre

2015-07-22 15:07

The Gordon’s Bay driving licence testing centre has been closed temporarily after gale-force winds wreaked havoc with the roof and one of its walls - while a number of roads and passes remain closed.

Trio nabbed for beach robberies released

2015-07-19 08:19

Cape Town law enforcement officers are monitoring a stretch of the False Bay coastline after three teens arrested for a spate of robberies in this vicinity were released from police custody.

Crowd attacks police at Cape Town drag race

2015-06-15 16:25

A crowd has pelted officers with rocks and bottles, smashing the windscreens of six patrol cars, after traffic police tried to intervene in an illegal drag race in Cape Town.

Would-be robbers nabbed in N2 sting operation

2015-05-21 17:09

Two men attempting to rob a seemingly stranded motorist on the side of the N2 in Cape Town have got more than they were bargaining for when their target turned out to be a metro police officer.

Shots fired, threats made in Cape Town taxi saga

2015-04-22 15:05

Two Cape Town metro police officers have been threatened as a result of the ongoing minibus taxi violence in Nyanga, the City of Cape Town says.

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