Cop crime study flawed - SAPS

2015-01-29 05:00

A study about police involvement in serious and violent crimes is based on flawed methodology, SA Police Service management says.

Phiyega reflects on Selebi's 'selfless acts of sacrifice'

2015-01-26 17:47

Police commissioner Riah Phiyega has sent condolences to former police commissioner Jackie Selebi's family.

Phiyega denies race-based recruitment in SAPS

2015-01-09 22:30

There is no programme in the SA Police Service which is based on recruiting people of specific races or minority groups, national commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Gauteng Hawks head served notice of suspension

2015-01-05 10:15

Gauteng Hawks head Major-General Shadrack Sibiya has been served with a notice of suspension, the Hawks have said.

Bail for rangers charged with killing poacher

2014-12-27 23:13

Three rangers who were arrested for murder after shooting an alleged poacher, have been granted bail in the Ubombo Magistrate's Court.

Phiyega praises Moepi investigators

2014-11-21 11:38

Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has praised investigators for solving the murder case of forensic auditor Lawrence Moepi.

Murdered toddler's family emotional at DA march

2014-11-13 15:28

The family of murdered 3-year-old Cuburne van Wyk have yet to find closure, his emotional aunt Lenora de Wee has said at a DA march in Pretoria.

Police deny arrest in Meyiwa case

2014-10-28 16:56

Police have denied a report that a man had been detained for the murder of Bafana Bafana captain, Senzo Meyiwa.

Meyiwa shot while moving towards door - cops

2014-10-27 16:08

Police say Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa was shot as he moved towards the door of the house where attackers had entered.

Police: Phiyega will give update on Meyiwa

2014-10-27 09:26

There will be no update on the shooting of soccer player Senzo Meyiwa until national police commissioner Riah Phiyega briefs media later in the day, says Gauteng police.

DA offers Phiyega 'patriotic' award to step down

2014-10-24 19:14

The DA has offered National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega an award for patriotism on condition that she steps down from her position.

Phiyega to be appointed Sarpcco chair

2014-10-20 16:37

Police commissioner General Riah Phiyega is set to be appointed chair of the Southern African Regional Police Chiefs Co-operation Organisation, police say.

Police suffer exodus of detectives

2014-10-15 17:55

The police service has suffered an exodus of 1 200 detectives in the past financial year, Lieutenant General Vineshkumar Moonoo has told Parliament's portfolio committee on police.

KZN Hawks head confirms special leave

2014-09-29 17:44

KwaZulu-Natal Hawks head Major General Johan Booysen has confirmed that he has been placed on one month's special leave.

Zuma must consider firing Phiyega - DA

2014-09-29 05:00

The Democratic Alliance says it is time for President Jacob Zuma to consider "discharging" national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Crime stats SA: 11 000+ cars hijacked

2014-09-24 07:00

11 221 reported cases of carjacking, 143 812 cases of vehicle theft... The South African Police Service has released its crime statistics for 2013/2014. Find out how dangerous owning a car can be!

Specialised police units needed - Sapu

2014-09-22 17:25

The latest crime statistics show the SA Police Service should re-open its specialised units, the SA Police Union says.

Phiyega may have lied to SA - report

2014-09-21 14:03

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega may have misled South Africa last year when she said that she had been unaware that Major-General Mondli Zuma had failed to inform her of criminal cases against him at the time of his appointment as Gauteng provincial commissioner.

SA more violent - FF Plus

2014-09-19 16:02

The latest crime statistics show South Africa has become a more violent country, the Freedom Front Plus says.

47 people murdered each day in SA

2014-09-19 13:15

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega says she is "very concerned" that the murder rate in South Africa has risen to almost 47 killings a day in the past year.

SA murder rate goes up 5% - Phiyega

2014-09-19 11:28

The number of murders increased by 800 in the past year, but the number of rapes and sexual assaults dropped, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega has announced.

National crime stats to be announced

2014-09-19 05:32

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko is expected to release the 2013/2014 annual crime statistics in Pretoria.

Release crime stats more often - ISS

2014-09-17 15:24

Crime statistics should be released more frequently with more detail, the Institute for Security Studies says.

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.


Phiyega didn't invent crime - SAPS

2015-01-28 15:51

Blaming national police chief Riah Phiyega for the crime perpetrated by police officers is wrong, her spokesperson says.

Top cop held for illegal possession of ammo, theft

2015-01-21 07:33

A police officer in charge of firearm licences in Gauteng has been arrested for theft and illegal possession of ammunition, police say.

Police mum on Hawks' boss suspension

2015-01-05 22:38

The police ministry will not comment in the media about Hawks boss Anwa Dramat, after his lawyers gave Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko until Monday to lift his suspension.

Hawks not involved in Nkandla - police

2014-12-30 14:14

Police have dismissed reports that suspended Hawks boss Anwa Dramat was asked to provide information about the Nkandla investigation to police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Phiyega won’t co-operate with police probe - report

2014-12-07 13:19

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has informed Police Minister Nathi Nhleko she will not co-operate with a probe into issues in the SA Police Service, it has been reported.

I'm not a criminal - Phiyega

2014-11-19 17:42

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega is at pains to point out to MPs that she is not involved in crime.

Phiyega welcomes Diepsloot child killer's sentence

2014-10-29 13:46

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has welcomed the sentence handed to Diepsloot child rapist and killer Ntokozo Hadebe.

Identikits of suspects in Meyiwa killing released

2014-10-28 13:37

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has released the identikit of two men believed to be behind the killing of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa.

SA's top detectives handling Meyiwa murder

2014-10-27 15:48

The country's top regional and national detectives have been appointed to investigate the fatal shooting of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

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.

SADC cops to discuss mall robberies

2014-10-21 20:38

Tracing cellphones stolen during a spate of mall robberies across SA will be discussed at talks between SADC police chiefs, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Court demands explanation from police minister

2014-10-17 14:53

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has ordered the police minister and national commissioner to appear in court for failing to adhere to a previous order.

Farm murders decreased - Phiyega

2014-10-06 20:04

Farm murders have decreased in the last four years, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Presidency: No probe into Phiyega

2014-09-29 14:28

President Jacob Zuma has not appointed a committee to investigate allegations against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, his spokesperson Mac Maharaj says.

Zuma orders Phiyega misconduct probe

2014-09-28 16:59

President Jacob Zuma has ordered a ministerial probe into allegations of misconduct against national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega, according to a report.

DA queries validity of crime stats

2014-09-23 17:28

The validity of the recently released annual crime statistics has been called into question by the DA.

Fighting bank crime needs joint effort - Sabric

2014-09-19 18:38

The SA Banking Risk Information Centre says it will work with banks, cash-in-transit companies and the police to bring down crime in the banking sector.

ANC to analyse crime stats

2014-09-19 17:25

The ANC national executive committee will analyse the 2013/2014 crime statistics, secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Retail sector worries over robberies

2014-09-19 15:49

The continued targeting of the retail sector by organised crime syndicates is of considerable concern, says the Consumer Goods Council of SA.

Crime stats SA: 11 000+ cars hijacked

2014-09-19 12:42

11 221 reported cases of carjacking, 143 812 cases of vehicle theft... The South African Police Service has released its crime statistics for 2013/2014. Find out how dangerous owning a car can be!

Suspended Hawks head charges withdrawn

2014-09-19 07:42

Internal disciplinary charges against suspended Hawks head Major-General Johan Booysen have been withdrawn.

Crime stats set to be released

2014-09-18 14:07

The 2013/2014 annual crime statistics are due to be released, it has been announced.

Crime stats release postponed

2014-09-17 10:04

The release of the 2013/14 crime statistics by Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko and national police commissioner Riah Phiyega has been postponed.

Crime stats set to be released

2014-09-15 18:41

The 2013/2014 annual crime statistics are due to be released, it has been announced.

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