ARTICLES RELATING TO METRO POLICE

A good nose story: Meet the dog giving criminals paws for thought

2019-07-10 07:25

He may look fluffy and friendly, but Savage, one of the Cape Town Metro Police Department's sniffer dogs, apparently has a nose good enough to find a stash hidden underground.

Minibus taxi driver allegedly knocks down, assaults metro police officer in Houghton

2018-07-20 20:19

A taxi driver has been arrested after he allegedly rammed his minibus taxi into a female Johannesburg Metro Police Department officer who stopped him in morning traffic in Houghton.

Durban’s Metro Police chief takes bosses to court

2017-04-18 20:54

Durban’s controversial Metro Police chief Eugene Nzama is taking his bosses to court, claiming he is being sidelined, ignored and, as a consequence, is unable to do his job.

Germiston speedster nabbed for driving at 202km/h

2017-01-22 19:14

33-year-old man was arrested for clocking 202km/h on Sunday morning, police said.

Homeless in Durban 'dumped' outside city

2016-12-12 08:06

Homeless people in Durban say their rights are being violated by the Metro Police in the wake of clean-up operations as the festive season approaches.

Former SA cop arrested in Peru for alleged drug trafficking

2016-03-04 12:22

Mystery surrounds the arrest of a former Durban metro police officer who has been detained for alleged drug trafficking in Peru.

Cape Town metro cop among offenders nabbed over weekend

2015-08-03 14:57

A Cape Town Metro Police officer is one of the traffic offenders arrested over the weekend, the City says.

Police dogs without food, shampoo and medicine

2015-06-09 09:20

Durban’s Metro Police Dog Unit is plagued by shortages of dog food, dog shampoo and a large proportion of the K9 force has not been inoculated because of outstanding vet bills.

Brazen gang robs Cape Town cops of service pistols

2015-06-03 16:44

Metro police have been warned to be vigilant while on duty after a trio of gunmen robbed two officers of their service pistols in Langa, Cape Town.

Bad start to year for hijacking thief

2015-01-02 10:02

Talk about an epic fail? A Jozi man who tried to hijack a bakkie had it all wrong right from the start...

 

EMPD pounces on several suspect drug dealers

2018-11-17 18:03

Four people are expected to appear in court after the the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department arrested them on drug charges following three separate raids.

(Rarely) there when you need them

2018-04-21 12:15

Our police service isn't that greatest, that's a fact. But do we sometimes expect too much of the boys in blue?

Tow truck driver kills JHB metro police officer

2017-02-15 22:23

A Johannesburg Metro Police officer was killed when the driver of a tow truck allegedly knocked him down.

Cape Town official quells metro police strike fears

2016-12-23 13:02

It does not appear that metro police officers who have complained about a vehicle shortage will go on strike, says a Cape Town city official.

Joburg metro cop shot in Eldorado Park

2016-09-30 14:14

A Johannesburg Metro Police Department officer has been wounded during a shootout with hijackers in Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, the JMPD says.

Nine corruption scandals worse than Nkandla

2015-09-22 11:36

Trade union Solidarity has detailed nine corruption scandals that have cost the taxpayer much more than the R246m spent on the President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

eThekwini cares about its police dogs, municipality insists

2015-06-19 19:08

The eThekwini Municipality says it cares about its police dogs and has denied allegations that there is insufficient food for the canines.

Police dogs without food, shampoo and medicine

2015-06-08 17:40

Durban’s Metro Police Dog Unit is plagued by shortages of dog food, dog shampoo and a large proportion of the K9 force has not been inoculated because of outstanding vet bills.

Durban metro cops' toilet dilemma

2015-06-01 17:07

Durban’s Metro Police officers are causing a stink after being without toilet paper for two weeks.

N12 blocked off after Alberton accident

2014-10-14 12:56

The Johannesburg metro police say the N12 East has been blocked off at the Comaro Street offramp after the multiple pile-up in Alberton.

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