'At that moment the baby stopped crying': JMPD officers rescue abandoned baby

2019-08-16 22:55

Two quick-thinking Johannesburg Metro Police Department officers saved the life of a baby who had been abandoned on a street corner in the city.

Government condemns mob attack on police in Johannesburg

2019-08-02 22:27

The justice, crime prevention and security cluster has condemned the acts of violence and criminality witnessed in Johannesburg on Thursday, allegedly by a group of foreigners who attacked the police.

JMPD confirms it is moving the homeless off the streets into shelters, insists it is not fining them

2019-07-25 22:10

JMPD spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wayne Minaar told News24 that over the past two days, it had taken 12 people off the streets and placed them in shelters, where they were given accommodation and food.

Viral JMPD video: Portfolio committee calls for swift action over alleged excessive force over blood alcohol test

2019-07-09 18:16

Members of the portfolio committee on community safety in the Gauteng provincial legislature have expressed concern over the alleged use of excessive force by Johannesburg Metro Police Department officials while they were restraining an alleged drunk driver to draw blood samples from her.

JMPD official suspended for alleged involvement in Alex demolitions

2019-07-02 17:32

An investigation into who exactly approved the demolition of more than 80 structures in Alexandra is underway.

Joburg city manager denies report that he accepted responsibility for Alexandra demolitions

2019-06-05 15:45

City of Johannesburg manager Ndivhoniswani Lukhwareni has denied reports that he accepted responsibility for the demolition of alleged illegal structures in Alexandra last week.

City of Joburg launches quick-reaction unit to combat crime in the CBD

2019-05-15 16:45

A quick response anti-crime unit has been launched to tackle Joburg's notorious CBD

City of Johannesburg to cough up for destroying possessions of homeless

2019-04-08 17:15

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ordered the City of Johannesburg to compensate 27 homeless people for unlawfully confiscating and destroying their property.

WATCH: Alexandra shutdown over service delivery

2019-04-03 10:52

One of the Johannesburg's oldest suburbs is under lockdown as people demand basic services from the DA-led municipality. WATCH

Fake jobs: Three people arrested for selling JMPD jobs for R300

2019-03-08 18:51

Three people accused of trying to sell "fake" jobs at the Johannesburg Metro Police Department have been arrested.


Off-duty JMPD officer shot dead in Vlakfontein, service pistol stolen

2019-08-12 09:44

Two people, one an off-duty Johannesburg Metro Police Department officer, have been shot dead in Vlakfontein, the JMPD says.

City of Joburg finds that officers who restrained drunk driver in viral video were 'acting within their scope'

2019-07-28 14:49

The City of Joburg has found that officials who were captured forcefully restrained a drunk driver to obtain blood tests in a viral video were "acting within the course and scope of their duties".

Mashaba calls for SAPS back-up, as Joburg metro cops battle to cope with Lenasia South clashes

2019-07-22 17:59

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has called on the police to urgently intervene in Lenasia South and surrounding areas, where there have been tense stand-offs between residents and people who have occupied vacant land.

WATCH: Woman screams as JMPD officers restrain her for blood alcohol test - but City of Joburg insists its 'legal'

2019-07-08 17:45

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JPMD) is legally allowed to physically restrain a person who refuses to provide a blood sample for law enforcement purposes, says the City's member of the mayoral committee for safety, Michael Sun.

Bail for JMPD officers accused of corruption

2019-06-26 11:42

Five Johannesburg Metro Police Department officials, arrested for allegedly soliciting a R15 000 bribe from a motorist, have been released bail.

Alex demolitions: Mashaba vows to act against officials who gave the nod to destroy houses

2019-06-03 20:39

Officials who authorised the demolition of houses, which were built illegally, in Alexandra last Friday will be held accountable, says Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba.

About 1 000 shacks demolished in Johannesburg by JMPD, Red Ants

2019-05-01 13:34

The JMPD and an army of Red Ants — carrying crowbars, riot shields and rubber bullet guns — have demolished about 1 000 shacks on two properties in Rabie Ridge.

Rain might thwart Alex protests, but JMPD remains ready

2019-04-08 07:12

As heavy rains in Johannesburg continued on Monday morning, police remain prepared for the planned 'shutdown' of Sandton.

WATCH: Taxi drivers shoot into the air during cleansing ceremony near Eastgate

2019-03-27 20:21

Two Johannesburg Metro Police Department officers stood by and watched when trigger-happy taxi drivers fired a hail of bullets in the air scaring motorists near Eastgate, Johannesburg.

WATCH: Traffic around Cosmo City, surrounding areas disrupted over shutdown

2019-02-21 08:31

Traffic in nearby Weltevreden Park is backed up at the intersection of Without Avenue and Jim Fouché.

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