ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

World's police pooling knowledge to fight jihadist threat

2016-01-24 07:24

Police forces around the world have taken measures to better share crucial intelligence to thwart jihadist attacks but technology can help them do far more.

‘Cowboys welcome to cry’ in uMgundgundluvo policing cluster

2016-01-11 11:30

On average, between five and 10 Pietermaritzburg police officers working in the uMgungundlovu South policing cluster seek psychological counselling every day.

Corrupt traffic officers will spend New Year in jail

2015-12-22 17:54

Traffic officers who solicited and accepted bribes from motorists will be met with the prospect of a New Year behind bars, the CEO of the Road Traffic Management Corporation has said.

Stabbed K9 heroes on the mend

2015-12-05 10:45

Spike and Rex, two canine police officers who were stabbed by a burglar, are well on their way to recovery.

We need a meeting of minds on crime intelligence - top cop

2015-11-30 15:37

Gauteng police deputy commissioner Major General Theko Pharasi has made grand promises to the province's crime intelligence network, adding that what is needed is "a meeting of minds".

Cops urged to fight back

2015-11-16 14:23

The largest police union has encouraged its members to fight back after one policeman was killed and another seriously injured in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend.

Cops want Phiyega gone

2015-11-13 12:35

The South African Police Union’s provincial office wants national police Commissioner Riah Phiyega gone, in any way possible.

‘Cherry on top’ medals for city police officers

2015-11-12 11:30

More than 100 Pietermaritzburg police officers received medals, certificates and other accolades for their years of dedication to the fight against crime at the uMgungundlovu South police medal parade at the Royal Showgrounds on Wednesday.

Ombud asked to look at way cops treated protesters at Parliament

2015-10-22 21:18

The Western Cape Government has referred the police's treatment of student protesters outside Parliament to the Provincial Police Ombudsman for investigation, it says.

SAPS to be summonsed to court over 'illegal' Cape Town imbizo

2015-10-19 19:58

The City of Cape Town says it will serve police top brass with a notice to appear in court for breaching the Regulation of Gatherings Act.

 

PMB’s slew of arrests

2016-01-14 12:53

Eighty-one arrests and 53 cases solved.

SAPS, Solidarity tight-lipped on conditions of promotions deal

2015-12-22 22:07

A long-running dispute between trade union Solidarity and the South African Police Service over promotions has been settled out of court, but the conditions remain confidential.

548 former cops return to ranks

2015-12-17 20:00

A total of 548 former cops have returned to SAPS ranks following a re-enlistment drive launched earlier this year, police say.

South Africans feel unsafe in their neighbourhoods - StatsSA

2015-12-01 15:43

A large number South Africans feel unsafe in their own neighbourhoods because of the fear that crime has increased, according to Statistics SA.

Are Dubai's cops secretly race car drivers?

2015-11-27 08:39

Renowned for its collection of high-speed pursuit cars, Dubai's police force has a new addition to its fleet - a Porsche 918 Spyder hypercar.

Boy turns mother in for drunk driving

2015-11-14 09:17

A young Canadian boy called police to alert them that his mother was driving under the influence.

Officer tells court of ‘unexplained’ arrest and mistreatment

2015-11-13 11:12

Police Captain Paul Williams, who is suing the minister of Police, says members of the Public Order Police Unit gave no reason for arresting him in Scottsville.

Nyanga to get boost in police numbers - Sotyu

2015-10-27 17:59

The Nyanga police cluster will get over 100 new officers and satellite police stations in a bid to curb the high crime rate in the area, Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu says.

Nene rejects Public Order Police budget request

2015-10-20 14:22

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has turned down a request from now suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega for an extra R3bn for the Public Order Police,

Mother who allegedly tried to sell baby to stay in custody

2015-10-17 08:59

The woman allegedly caught red-handed trying to sell her 19-month-old baby has been remanded in custody.

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