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Top cop prepared to revisit Dlamini-Zuma protection saga

2017-11-23 23:12

The policy used to grant former AU chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma police protection was never contested when presented before the portfolio committee on police in Parliament, the newly-appointed national police commissioner says.

Protesters demand equal distribution of police officers

2017-11-23 07:42

Protesters march to Parliament, demanding equal police distribution, saying that poor, working-class communities with high crime rates have not been prioritised.

Mixed feelings over new police commissioner

2017-11-22 22:55

IPID and Parliament's police portfolio committee have expressed confidence in newly-appointed national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khehla Sitole, but the DA is less enthused.

We'll keep jails full and streets clean this Christmas - Sunnyside cops

2017-11-20 22:36

Sunnyside police have vowed to pull out all the stops to ensure that jails are full and streets are free of crime this festive season.

Officer investigated for fraud was nominated for trip to France

2017-11-15 17:55

Instead of suspending a high-ranking police officer, who is under investigation for fraud, the police wanted to send her on a trip to France, the Portfolio Committee on Police has heard.

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WATCH: Footage emerges of Kraaifontein shootout

A police officer and two suspects were wounded in the firefight that followed a robbery at a Durbanville cellphone store. Watch.

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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.

SAPS accused of 'plot' against IPID investigators

2017-11-07 22:55

There is a "plot" to charge Independent Police Investigative Directorate investigators who are investigating "looting" within the police service, the police watchdog has alleged.

Keep politics out of policing says Mbalula

2017-11-05 22:46

Police officers must stay out of politics and focus on combating crime, which is ''out of hand'', Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said in Tshwane.

Western Cape top cop André Lincoln granted leave to appeal

2017-10-31 12:10

Police cluster commander for the Winelands district, Major General André Lincoln, has been granted leave to appeal the Western Cape High Court's dismissal of his damages claim against the police minister.

 

'I won't bow to political pressure', vows new police commissioner

2017-11-23 22:18

Newly-appointed national police commissioner General Khehla Sitole says he will not bow to political pressure or interference.

5 things you may not know about the new police commissioner

2017-11-23 06:08

While much has been said about newly-appointed national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khehla Sitole, there are a few facts that people may not know.

Rubber bullets fly as Walmer protesters call for more police

2017-11-21 13:03

Police and residents of Walmer township in Port Elizabeth have been in a tense standoff after protesters barricaded roads, ironically, to demand a stronger police presence in their community.

Senior police officers promoted without security clearance, Parliament hears

2017-11-15 21:13

The police have admitted that in the past senior officers have been promoted without security clearances being conducted.

IPID's ongoing battle with North West SAPS over Phahlane heats up

2017-11-15 13:53

IPID is urgently trying to interdict a team of North West police officers from investigating their officials who are probing the former acting police commissioner for corruption and money laundering.

SITA admits there was irregularity in SAPS tender allegedly linked to Phahlane

2017-11-08 17:56

The State Information Technology Agency has admitted that a tender for police forensic light sources was irregular and says it has suspended a number of employees after an investigation.

IPID officers, O'Sullivan and Trent charged with 'racketeering'

2017-11-08 11:49

The police’s apparent fight-back campaign to protect former acting commissioner Khomotso Phahlane has been upped a notch, with charges being laid against IPID investigators and forensic investigators.

Mbalula says rogue intelligence elements are trying to discredit him

2017-11-07 21:44

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says rogue elements within crime intelligence are behind a concerted campaign to discredit him and added that he knows who is leaking classified information.

How police guns have been fueling KZN's taxi and political killings and CT's gang wars

2017-11-02 13:30

Stolen police firearms - some pilfered several years ago, but which are still in circulation - are being used in politically-motivated shootings, gang hits and taxi violence.

Unmask and uproot corrupt, 'treacherous police' - Sanco

2017-10-31 10:02

The South African National Civic Organisation has called on authorities to continue to increase efforts to 'unmask and uproot corrupt elements' within the police.

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