ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

PMB is safe, say police

2015-09-04 10:06

PIETERMARITZBURG police have come out fighting in an attempt to reassure the public that the city is safe, as officers are making arrests in numbers.

Twitter reacts to viral SA traffic video

2015-09-02 08:00

A Johannesburg driver caused an uproar on social media by posting a video of an altercation with a metro cop. Check out public reaction in 10 funny tweets!

Would you bribe a traffic cop? More than 2000 would...

2015-08-27 11:20

Do you know what to do if you're arrested on the road? More than 7500 South Africans don't. Thousands said they'd 'bribe their way out'...

SA traffic offences: What to do if you're arrested

2015-08-26 07:53

Whether it's speeding or drunk driving, many traffic offences can land you in a jail cell. Read our guide on what to do if you're arrested.

Armed gang springs alleged cop killers from custody

2015-08-25 18:17

A heavily armed gang has attacked a police car transporting two men suspected of killing a police officer in Pretoria, and managed to free the suspects.

Police in trouble for ‘political’ comments

2015-08-24 11:18

Nine senior police commissioners who pledged support for troubled national police commissioner Riah Phiyega may yet rue that decision for a long time.

No word from Phiyega's office on inquiry

2015-08-22 05:00

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega's spokeperson Lieutenant General Solomon Makgale has yet to comment on the President Jacob Zuma's decision to institute an inquiry into her fitness to hold office.

Zuma to institute inquiry into Phiyega's fitness to hold office

2015-08-21 18:59

President Jacob Zuma is to institute an inquiry into allegations of misconduct and/or whether national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega is fit to hold office.

Police helpline: How long you will wait in an emergency

2015-08-20 06:18

If you phone the 10111 while a crime is in progress, you'll most likely have to wait 19 minutes and 5 seconds for officers to arrive.

Some Macia injuries caused by kicks, blows - pathologist

2015-08-13 18:01

Some of Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia's injuries could only have been caused by repeated kicks and blows, a pathologist has said in court.

 
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WATCH: Car, chopper chase culminates in roadside arrest

Footage uploaded to YouTube shows a fast-paced car and helicopter chase that ends in a roadside arrest. Watch.

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Ex-reservist nabbed for impersonating cop

2015-08-28 14:21

A former police reservist is to appear in the Bela-Bela Magistrate’s Court on charges of corruption and impersonating a police officer.

Policewomen send out a stern warning to criminals

2015-08-26 11:26

PIETERMARITZBURG policewomen had criminals running for cover during Operation Basadi, a special operation by female officers during Women’s Month.

Macia cops to be sentenced in September

2015-08-25 19:20

Sentencing of the eight former police officers who murdered taxi driver Mido Macia will take place next month, after Pretoria High Court Judge Bert Bam postponed the matter.

Task team to tackle Khayelitsha Commission recommendations on policing

2015-08-24 17:13

A joint task team is set to meet in the next two weeks to work through the recommendations of a Commission of Inquiry into policing in Khayelitsha and suggest plans to put them into action.

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HEADLINES: Suspect shot in Hillbrow, Prasa report and ISIS bombing

We take a look at the day's top headlines: Suspect shot in Hillbrow, Prasa report and ISIS bombing

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Zuma must suspend Phiyega pending outcome of inquiry - DA

2015-08-21 20:21

President Jacob Zuma must suspend national police commissioner Riah Phiyega pending the outcome of an inquiry into her fitness to hold office, the DA says.

Police helpline: Man lets criminals go after 'waiting hours' for cops

2015-08-20 18:13

A man says that after calling 10111 and waiting several hours, he eventually had to let criminals go "with a warning". Readers share their positive and negative experiences of the helpline.

6 602 firearms lost, stolen from police in five years - Afriforum

2015-08-18 14:55

A total of 6 602 firearms have been lost and stolen from the police in the past five years, civil rights group AfriForum says.

Minister faces court threat over Khayelitsha policing

2015-08-12 16:25

Civil society organisations are prepared to go to court to compel Police Minister Nathi Nhleko to revise the allocation of police resources to areas such as Khayelitsha.

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