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'If you walk alone at night in Khayelitsha you're a target'

Almost two years since a major report on policing in Khayelitsha was filed the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) is still calling for foot patrols and more resources to keep residents safe.

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WATCH: Oz cops pull risky move to chase driver

Dash-cam footage captures an Australian policeman perform a risky manoeuvre on a busy road in an attempt to catch up with an errant motorist. Watch what happens...

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Police service delivery ‘crisis’

2016-04-15 13:00

The KwaZulu-Natal government has slated the state of service delivery by the police in the province, but lay the blame for the situation on personnel shortages.

‘Super cops’ honoured

2016-03-15 11:30

Hailed for their outstanding work, two Pietermaritzburg “super cops” have been placed second in the country for their continued fight against crime in the city.

PMB station in failures list

2016-03-07 13:26

A Pietermaritzburg police station has been named among 63 precincts countrywide with the most unsolved serious and violent crimes.

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VIDEO: Cape Town police get firearm training under watchful eye of America's DEA

In the last year, 71 officers came under attack in Cape Town. Now thanks to the US’s Drug Enforcement Administration, officers in the city received state-of-the-art firearm simulation training. Watch.

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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.

 

New top job for ‘Boxer’

2016-05-05 11:00

An emotional inauguration was held for seasoned crime-fighter Pregasen “Boxer” Pillay at a ceremony on Wednesday celebrating his new role as Mountain Rise police’s station commander.

Shorter training for cops

2016-04-20 09:50

The police have announced a new approach to training, which will cut the current two-year police course to eight months.

Jozi cops filmed 'abusing' driver: Do you know your rights in SA?

2016-03-16 08:42

'The latest video depicting JMPD officers abusing a motorist to go viral demonstrates the urgent need for proper training and discipline,' says the Justice Project South Africa.

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Family expresses devastation over Sinoxolo Mafevuka's killing

Nine days after murdered Sinoxolo Mafevuka's body was found in a communal toilet, the police visited her family. Watch.

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Man irate as Free State police officer won't assist in Afrikaans

A video surfaced on social media showing a police officer not addressing a member of the public who had gone to a station in Welkom to report an incident.

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Police must pay wrongfully arrested teacher after bribe attempt

2016-02-11 13:02

A Durban woman is to be paid R120 000 in damages by the state for being maliciously arrested and put in a cell with men by police officers who tried to extort a bribe from her.

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.

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