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The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has lashed out at the Department of Correctional Services after an official was stabbed in the neck and an inmate was killed at St Albans Prison in the Eastern Cape.
Popcru says Bosasa workers at correctional services facilities should not be "sacrificial lambs" because the company has gone into voluntary liquidation.
The court application lodged by 21 Correctional Services employees, who want to stop the department from firing them for refusing to return to their offices at the Poyntons Building in Pretoria, has been postponed.
The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has condemned the killing of yet another police officer and has called for the increase in police attacks and killings to be urgently addressed.
The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has welcomed the arrests of 10 suspects involved in the murder of five policemen and a retired soldier in Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape.
The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union says it has been "taken aback" by the Hawks' decision to cooperate with the FBI's investigation into the Gupta family.
The SACP and Popcru have both condemned the recent confiscation of dockets from a top Eastern Cape Hawks detective.
Following a violent picket by employees at the Midrand 10111 call centre, the police are to bring an urgent application in the Labour Court 'to prevent unlawful conduct' by the striking workers.
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has found in favour of former acting national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane in his defamation suit against Popcru and its secretary, Steve Matsemela.
Saftu leader Zwelinzima Vavi says Popcru is desperately trying to divert attention from the crisis in the tripartite alliance by making defamatory statements against him.
The South African Policing Union is calling on Police Minister Bheki Cele to initiate a process where President Cyril Ramaphosa will establish a board of inquiry into the fitness of national commissioner General Khehla Sitole to hold office.
Popcru has called for the Department of Correctional Services to immediately cease any work with Bosasa.
Popcru says that it would provide legal assistance to eight police officers who have been arrested for murder and torture of a 25-year-old man last year.
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If the proposal for a reconfigured alliance is not accepted by the ANC, we are going to rebel, Popcru president Zizamele Cebekhulu has said.
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.
The SAPS has been granted a labour court interdict to stop striking 10111 call centre workers from harassing non-striking staff or damaging property.
Police union SAPU’s members have vowed to go on an intensified strike should negotiations over pay for their emergency call centre members prove fruitless.
The sudden transfer of two Western Cape top cops - Jeremy Vearey and Peter Jacobs - is reminiscent of the days when apartheid police never had to explain themselves, the Labour Court in Cape Town has heard.
The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union says it suspects that the brazen break-in at Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's Midrand office was not a random act of crime.
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