ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

What time has brewed - the dirty politics plaguing police

2017-03-15 11:00

Decades-deep politically rooted fissures in some of the country's highest security agencies are being exposed in public and the details are dirty, writes Caryn Dolley.

Police services to get bulk of defence budget

2017-02-22 16:32

The budget for defence, public order and safety will increase over the next three years from R190bn to R225bn by 2019/20, with police services receiving 47.3% of this.

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Video appears to show Katlehong cop shoot partner in head

Dramatic video footage of a Katlehong petrol station heist during which a policeman was fatally wounded in a shooting has revealed that a fellow officer may be responsible for his death.

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NYPD to expand fleet of crime-busting Smart cars

2016-12-05 07:14

The New York City Police Department has announced plans to expand its fleet of Smart cars to replace the three-wheeled scooters that officers utilised for decades

Hawks head should stop interfering - McBride

2016-11-18 18:36

Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza has no business telling NDPP Shaun Abrahams who he should or should not prosecute, Ipid head Robert McBride says.

McBride to probe alleged dodgy dealings at Ipid

2016-10-20 21:17

Ipid head Robert McBride wants to return the police watchdog to stability, he has said in a letter to staff.

Ryk Neethling's Ferrari 'give-away', Durban police taunted... top 11 SA motoring stories

2016-10-18 13:47

From a Durban policewoman standing her ground on camera, to the cheapest vehicles to service or repair locally... check out these top 11 SA motoring stories.

Don't let go! Reckless driver carries policeman on bonnet for 2km!

2016-10-14 08:49

If you're planning to outrun the police, it's best not to take an officer along for the ride as a bizarre clip in China shows. Watch as this dedicated officer clings to the bonnet of fleeing criminal's car for 2km!

Suspect accuses cop of rape while in custody

2016-09-30 06:52

A Mitchells Plain police officer is being investigated by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate after a woman claimed to have been raped while in custody.

Our male colleagues know that women are here to stay - female officers

2016-09-02 09:07

Women who have forged their way into law enforcement and have made their mark in the sector have taken to the streets of Johannesburg to acknowledge the struggles women still face today.

 

What a crash! Bakkie escapee goes flying back to jail

2017-03-02 10:57

The prospect of facing jail time can push desperate criminals to perform reckless acts. Watch as this fleeing criminal sends a bakkie flying during a high-speed crash.

AA lauds suspension of 70 corrupt Gauteng traffic officials

2017-01-24 07:52

70 officials at six vehicle testing centres in Gauteng have been suspended for corruption.

Traffic cops taking bribes in SA: Readers share their stories

2016-12-06 08:25

A recent altercation at a roadblock between Carte Blanche's Tony Beamish and a JMPD police officer shows alleged corruption. Readers share their SA traffic cop stories.

Hijacking hotspots in SA: Joburg, Pretoria, Cape Town & Durban

2016-11-22 17:36

The National Hijack Prevention Academy has released a list of hijacking-hotspots in some major SA cities. Do you have any carjacking hotspots in your area?

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WATCH: Policeman's upbeat tune goes viral

WATCH: Warrant Officer Dawie Williams has South Africans tapping their feet to this heartfelt rendition of gospel song Count Your Blessings.

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Stop shooting students, ANC tells cops

2016-10-20 17:54

The police must stop shooting students with rubber bullets, the ANC says.

'Please shut up now!' This Durban policewoman takes no nonsense

2016-10-18 08:01

If you're driving an unlicenced, unroadworthy vehicle in SA it's best not to argue with the police. Watch as this driver films an altercation with a policewoman in Durban.

SAPS VIP expenditure upped to R1.2bn

2016-10-02 17:05

An 18% expenditure increase for the SAPS VIP Protection Services could have gone a long way to addressing the “woeful state of affairs” at station level, DA Shadow Minister of Police Zakhele Mbhele said on Sunday.

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SA CRIME STATS: Contact crimes up 1%

According to the recently released crime statistics, South Africa is experiencing a decrease in crime in "broad categories", except for contact crimes. Watch.

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Cape Town sinkhole, R18 000 speed fine... 6 crazy stories this week

2016-08-23 13:45

From a sinkhole in Cape Town to an R18 000 speed fine in Durban... this week has already seen several crazy stories in South Africa.

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