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Leaked recording in top cops’ case highlights bad blood within police

2017-08-11 15:31

Police managers had initially tried to have two senior Western Cape officers meet them alone without their attorney to try and smooth over their unhappiness over their transfers - which became the subject of a court case - and another apparently tried to bribe the officers.

Confidential info leaks in high-profile police investigations exposed

2017-08-08 08:07

Information from a docket into one of the most impactful underworld gang murders in the Western Cape was apparently leaked, one of several leaks in high-profile police investigations.

10 things you should know about the national gun smuggling investigation

2017-08-04 16:17

A gun smuggling investigation has revealed how stolen police and military firearms were channelled to gangsters, and out the country. Here are 10 things, based on court documents, you should know about the mammoth probe.

Labour Court sets aside 'demotion' of 2 Western Cape top cops

2017-08-03 11:23

The Labour Court has found in favour of two high-ranking Western Cape policemen, after they approached it for being unfairly demoted.

Police eye 'textalyzer' to bust drivers: Would this work in SA?

2017-07-26 07:53

US police are set to study the use of a device known as the 'textalyzer' that would allow officers to determine whether a motorist involved in a crash was texting while driving. Would this work in SA?

Boy, 10, caught 4 times in 6 weeks for stealing cars

2017-07-22 18:00

A 10-year-old Florida boy described by police as "flashy" cut off his ankle monitor the day after being charged with stealing a car and stole another vehicle...

Austrian police to hunt down speedsters with a Porsche 911

2017-07-03 10:25

The vehicle fleet operated by the Austrian police has grown: Dr Helmut Eggert, Director of the Porsche sports car brand in Austria, officially handed over a 911 Carrera in a police design.

'I am not a killer' - Phiyega fights to clear her name

2017-06-14 09:53

Former police commissioner Riah Phiyega has vowed to clear her name in the shooting that left 34 Marikana miners dead during the Lonmin wage dispute in 2012.

Driven by hunger: Police rescue bear cub trapped in car

2017-06-10 07:00

Police in Colorado rescued a bear cub that somehow got trapped in a car.

WATCH: Man dives through car window to save driver

2017-06-07 09:02

Authorities have hailed a Illinois man a hero after he jumped through the open window of a moving car to save the driver, who was having a seizure.

 

Police to lodge interdict against picketing 10111 employees to 'prevent unlawful conduct'

2017-08-11 12:41

Following a violent picket by employees at the Midrand 10111 call centre, the police are to bring an urgent application in the Labour Court 'to prevent unlawful conduct' by the striking workers.

Cape Town cops out in force as thousands expected to protest

2017-08-07 10:13

Police and other law enforcement agencies will be deployed in Cape Town ahead of protests in support of and against a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

Police managers 'decimated' gun smuggling investigation resulting in murders - 2 top cops

2017-08-03 18:17

Police management, despite knowing the extent of a mammoth gun smuggling investigation involving at least 1 066 murders and implicating officers who colluded with gangsters, have pulled resources off the probe instead of dedicating more to it.

Movie-style car chase ends with crash at a train station

2017-07-31 13:28

A sleepy Berlin suburb experienced an action movie-style car chase as a driver fleeing police leapt from his vehicle before it plunged into an underground metro station.

Freeze punk, adrenaline pumping police motorcycle chases

2017-07-25 12:41

Criminals fleeing the scene, a high-speed pursuit, dangerous speeds... there's something gripping about a police chase. Check out this intense compilation of police motorcycle chases.

This 'crime-fighting' Rolls-Royce provides the best seat for criminals

2017-07-18 09:51

Who says you can't catch criminals in style? Rolls-Royce displayed a Ghost Black Badge edition, resplendent with police lights and decals.

PICS: Someone abandoned their car on a boulder in a desert

2017-06-21 09:13

Officers from the Nevada Highway Patrol came across a Volkswagen Jetta in the desert. What was strange about the abandoned car? It was perched on a large boulder.

'Remarkable' officer dragged by car is fighting for his life

2017-06-10 14:04

The New York police commissioner says a 'remarkable cop' who was dragged by a driver in a stolen car is fighting for his life.

O'Sullivan to sue senior police officials for R100m

2017-06-09 13:29

Private forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan has said that he will lay criminal charges and institute a civil claim of R100m against senior police officials instrumental in his 'kidnapping'.

No evidence linking 2 cops to murders of mom, daughter - IPID

2017-06-06 17:01

There is no evidence linking two Shongweni K9 unit policemen to the brutal murders of a woman, 40, and her daughter, 13, who were found with multiple gunshot wounds at their home in KwaDabeka, IPID says.

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