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Rogue cops, rifts and 'dark forces' - the state of SA's policing

2017-11-08 15:44

South Africa's police and security players seem hell-bent on tripping each other up, but a bigger picture is emerging, writes Caryn Dolley.

'All I want to know is who killed my son' - father of man killed by mob

2017-11-02 07:07

The father of a young man killed by vigilantes in Scenery Park, East London, says the local police have done nothing about his murder.

Crime Stats: Mbalula talks tough, slams 'lazy efforts' by police

2017-10-24 10:55

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says he "isn't feeling" the general 1.8% decrease in crime during the 2016/17 financial year, and has yet again warned violent criminals that they will be dealt with in a "proportional response".

Mbalula, not province, has power to send in more police - Phillipi East leader

2017-10-03 12:35

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula is the only person with the power to send more police officers to Philippi East in Cape Town, and he must do it urgently, a local community leader and politician says.

Police officer ‘wrongfully’ releases cop-turned-robber from custody

2017-09-29 20:33

A police constable arrested for robbery and allegedly smuggling an official R5 rifle was wrongfully released from custody in Bellville on Friday along with two other suspects, police say.

Cato Manor 'death squad' accused to state their case

2017-09-29 05:45

Suspended KwaZulu-Natal head of Hawks Major-General Johan Booysen and 25 other police officers are expected to appear in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban.

PICS: Ocean View residents and police clash over crime

2017-09-22 12:11

Police and about 150 residents of Ocean View in Cape Town's south peninsula have clashed over service delivery.

WC commissioner's 'absence conspicuous' as gang war rages – ANC, Popcru

2017-09-21 17:55

Western Cape provincial police commissioner Khombinkosi Jula is “conspicuous by his absence” in dealing with gang violence and the theft of police weapons in Cape Town, the provincial ANC and Popcru have said.

Former Hawks head Ntlemeza retires

2017-09-19 12:26

Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza has retired, it has been announced.

Drone surveillance: Police have upped their snooping capacity

2017-09-15 09:06

Police have started using drones to map out exactly where crimes are being committed and, without officers even having to move around, identify who is behind illegal activities.

 

R5bn in contracts allegedly paid to company accused of buying Phahlane cars

2017-11-07 06:00

The businessman who allegedly paid for ex-acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane’s vehicles has, according to IPID, received at least R5bn in tenders for the SAPS since 2010.

Suspected tik lab shut down, after R30m tik seized

2017-10-30 11:04

The Hawks and police have shut down what is suspected to be one of the biggest tik-manufacturing labs yet in East London.

Widow unlawfully arrested and sexually harassed by police

2017-10-11 14:03

A judge has ruled that the police ministry is liable to compensate a 42-year-old recently-widowed mother for her unlawful arrest, detention and "intolerable treatment" at the hands of officers at two Durban police stations.

10111 employees will face disciplinary action - SAPS management

2017-10-03 12:31

National police management has reaffirmed its stance that striking 10111 employees would face disciplinary action after failing to return to work following a nationwide directive.

Another delay in 'Cato Manor death squad' case

2017-09-29 16:37

Another delay has hit the “Cato Manor death squad” case being heard in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban.

Thousands of dockets need to be traced in massive guns-to-gangs court case

2017-09-22 12:41

More than 2 800 dockets need to be traced in the mammoth gun smuggling case in which firearms meant to be destroyed by police were allegedly instead smuggled.

Police music festival provides 'harmony' for hardworking officers - Mbalula

2017-09-22 07:33

The annual Police Music and Culture Association festival offers an element of balance and "harmony" for police officers during their hard and dangerous lives, says Police Minister Fikile Mbalula.

'Hit list' surfaces following shooting of bouncer boss in Springs

2017-09-21 13:01

An apparent hit list with the names of several underworld figures on it has surfaced following the shooting of a bouncer boss in Springs.

Police confirm investigation into shooting of Hout Bay teen

2017-09-15 13:41

The South African Police Service has confirmed that a case has been opened against the police involved in the shooting of a 14-year-old during a protest in Hout Bay.

Theft case opened over student's R14m bonanza

2017-09-05 14:42

The police have confirmed they are investigating a case of theft in connection with the alleged overpayment of NSFAS funds to a Walter Sisulu University student.

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