ARTICLES RELATING TO CRIME STATS

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.

SA murder rate reflective of 'a war zone'

2014-09-19 14:43

The murder rate in the country is reflective of "what one would expect in a war zone", DA MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard has said after the release of the 2013/14 crime statistics.

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.

AS IT HAPPENED - Crime stats: 17 068 murders last year

2014-09-19 07:57

Police commissioner Riah Phiyega says overall, crime figures are down from the previous year.

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Why SAPS crime stats don't help

The South African Police crime statistics released annually are 6 months out of date and in very broad crime categories which simply don't help in combating crime, says Gareth Newham, Head of ISS Governance, Crime and Justice division. WATCH.

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Curb violence during childhood - ISS

2014-09-17 13:04

Violence could be reduced by focusing on early childhood development, the Institute for Security Studies says.

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.

We stand by our crime stats - police

2013-11-06 22:12

The police ministry has dismissed the Institute for Security Studies' criticism that the latest crime statistics are flawed.

SA crime at lowest in 15 years - report

2013-10-31 18:29

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says an international monitor has found that crime in South Africa is at its lowest level in 15 years.

 

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.

SA needs new approach to crime - ISS

2014-09-19 14:41

The latest crime statistics are a stark reminder of how far South Africa still has to go to reduce violence and crime, the Institute for Security Studies says.

Higher levels of violence in SA - Nhleko

2014-09-19 11:03

There are higher levels of violence in society and crimes such as murder and attempted murder are increasing, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says.

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.

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Recapping last year's crime stats

South Africa saw an increase in serious violent crime last year, Gareth Newham explains why this trend shift is very concerning. Watch.

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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.

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.

SA crime down - UN report

2014-04-11 19:20

The UN's latest report on crime shows South Africa has halved its murder rate.

Crime stats incorrect - ISS

2013-11-06 16:39

SAPS have used the wrong population figures to work out crime ratios for the 2012/2013 crime statistics, the Institute for Security Studies says.

Fire failing managers, Phiyega told

2013-10-11 20:31

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has been told in Parliament to fire all her senior management staff if they failed to improve their performance.

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