Private buildings can be blurred from CCTV surveillance - City of Cape Town

2017-06-21 22:31

While the City of Cape Town plans to expand its CCTV camera footprint to 600 cameras by the end of the year, it has emphasised that it respects the privacy of residents.

Cape Town taxi driver 12 times over alcohol limit

2017-04-05 18:03

A Cape Town minibus taxi driver been caught with his blood alcohol levels 12 times over the legal limit, the City of Cape Town says.

Govt vehicles not exempt from the law - JP Smith

2017-02-13 22:30

A man claiming to be a diplomat had no right to park in one of Cape Town's cycling lanes, a city official says.

Cape Town truck driver honoured for stopping drunk Jaguar driver

2016-10-23 20:07

A Cape Town truck driver will be honoured for bravery after he tried to stop the drunk driver of a Jaguar – as well as warn other motorists about the danger, the City says.

Smith to assist 'out of depth' Stick at Boks

2016-10-20 20:02

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has been tasked with assisting Springbok backline coach Mzwandile Stick.

'Shot Spotters' becoming the ears of crime hotspots

2016-07-02 11:49

The City of Cape Town is using a gunshot detection system to help police respond to crime.

Bizarre road-crime tactic in SA - a 'hijack doll'?

2016-06-09 09:29

'On inspection it was noticed that the body was in fact not real and instead was comprised of clothing and bags rolled-up to look like one,' Arrive Alive reports on a possible new tactic by hijackers.

Roadblocks in Cape Town: 'He who controls the road controls crime'

2016-04-28 06:57

'If we are doing effective control on the roads, a lot of other crimes will be under control,' says Alderman JP Smith, Cape Town's Mayoral Committee member for Safety and Security, regarding roadblocks in the Western Cape. Do you agree?

R1.2m abalone bust on long distance bus

2016-04-06 20:46

Abalone worth R1.2m has been discovered in a long distance bus headed for Pretoria at Cape Town station.

How Cape Town's new Roadblock Unit really works

The City of Cape Town's Roadblock Unit targets drunk driving, car thieves and illegal racers, but the City's Alderman JP Smith explains there'll be more officers on the roads and a focus on cellphone impounding.

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Illegal street racing: 9 drivers arrested in Cape Town

2017-05-04 23:24

Cape Town Traffic Services has arrested nine motorists during an illegal street racing operation in the Plattekloof/Panorama and Milnerton area.

City of Cape Town destroys 73 abandoned vehicles

2017-02-21 08:36

A total of 73 abandoned sedans and minibuses were destroyed in the second vehicle crushing operation by the City of Cape Town.

Signal Hill blaze contained

2017-01-13 22:06

A fire that broke out on Signal Hill on Friday has been contained, a city official said.

Specific sites allocated in CT for fireworks for festive season

2016-10-23 20:07

The City of Cape Town has increased locations where fireworks could be lit for Guy Fawkes, Diwali and New Year's Eve celebrations this year.

Traffic fines ‘warrant’ explanation in SA

2016-08-23 14:09

The City of Cape Town would like to caution motorists against an increase in warrants of arrest being generated for failure to appear in court. Do you understand what the difference between types of fines issued?

Two arrested for allegedly robbing motorists during Cape Town protests

2016-06-29 21:37

Two people were arrested during protests on the N2 highway in Cape Town on Wednesday night for allegedly robbing motorists with knives and a "replica firearm", said the City of Cape Town's JP Smith.

EXCLUSIVE: Cape Town's Bree Street brothel or turf war?

A complaint by a concerned property owner has erupted into a social media war, with allegations of a bar on Cape Town's trendy Bree Street fronting as a brothel. Is the establishment running illicit trade? News24 investigates. Watch.

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De Lille blames 'EFF thugs and gangsters' for Dunoon violence

2016-04-19 13:34

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has pinned the blame for recent violence in Dunoon on "EFF thugs and gangsters".

4 held after pics of Cape's 'most wanted' projected onto walls

2016-02-19 18:54

Projecting the pictures of Steenberg's most wanted criminals onto the walls of apartment blocks in neighbouring areas has led to four arrests in less than 24 hours, the City of Cape Town says.

Special training for Cape Town officers after 'alarming' attacks

2016-02-15 13:46

Cape Town officers, who have increasingly come under attack, are to undergo specialised training to more effectively deal with stressful and highly dangerous situations.

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