3 caught after shootout following attempted heist at Eastgate Mall

2019-04-19 17:02

A high-speed chase and shootout between police and alleged would-be robbers on Friday ended in the Eastgate Shopping Centre parking lot where three suspects were arrested and two unlicensed guns were recovered.

Mpumalanga colonel gunned down - police launch manhunt

2019-04-17 06:24

A police colonel was shot and killed in his driveway in Witbank on Tuesday evening.

Former senior cop accused of threatening govt official in court, case postponed

2019-04-16 16:36

The case of a senior police officer accused of threatening a government official during an MK Military Veterans Association conference in 2017, has been postponed to give him to sort out his legal representation.

Cape Town has highest murder, robbery rates in new safety report - where does your city rank?

2019-04-13 11:19

The drivers of crime and violence in cities are the ''social, economic, spatial and cultural risk factors that result from extreme poverty and inequality'' the report states.

3 trucks burnt as protests in Kroonstad spill over to Steynsrus

2019-04-12 07:12

Three trucks have been set alight on the R76 between Steynsburg and Kroonstad.

Police must police, not play politics

2019-04-10 09:09

Ideally, there should be legislation in place that prevents the minister from interfering in the work of the police. After all, the minister is a political appointee without any policing experience, writes Mandy Wiener.

32 top cops have criminal records

2019-04-08 16:33

Thirty-two members of the police's top management have criminal records, but the police do not want to say who they are.

Man arrested hours after rape of elderly woman

2019-04-07 17:03

A 31-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for the alleged rape of 67-year-old woman in Feni Village, Centane in the Eastern Cape.

Pretoria cops nabbed for human trafficking, kidnapping and extortion

2019-04-03 17:29

Five police officers have been arrested for alleged involvement in human trafficking, kidnapping and extortion in two separate incidents, according to police.

2 Mpumalanga cops praised for refusing R42K bribe

2019-04-03 09:22

Two police officers in Mpumalanga have been praised for refusing a bribe of R42 000 while arresting a suspect.


Mpumalanga police find heroin worth more than R2m next to road

2019-04-17 11:56

The N4 toll road law enforcement operation conducted in Mbombela has led to the discovery of heroin with a street value of more than R2m.

SAPS acts against protesting Durban members

2019-04-16 16:39

National police commissioner General Khehla Sitole has welcomed disciplinary action taken against more than 40 police officers who took part in an illegal protest in Durban.

Rogue cops, corruption and patronage: McBride testifies about 'rotten' SAPS at state capture inquiry

2019-04-16 15:37

Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride says the SA Police Service runs on patronage.

AS IT HAPPENED: Media should exercise caution over 'leaks' and not be part of an agenda, McBride tells #StateCaptureInquiry

2019-04-12 16:00

The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture continued with testimony from former IPID head Robert McBride, focusing on the reports which led to his dismissal, and eventual reinstatement.

Eldorado Park pupils throw rocks at police during school raid

2019-04-11 18:01

Two police officers are injured after pupils at Freedom Park Secondary School in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg threw rocks at them during a search operation.

Hout Bay taxi violence: Cele promises to lock perpetrators up 'until Jesus returns'

2019-04-08 17:32

Police Minister Bheki Cele has vowed that those who are found guilty of the Hout Bay taxi bloodbath, which claimed the lives of four people, will not be treated with kid gloves.

SAPS Wars Part 3: Bheki Cele, Robert McBride and the mysterious Mr Marimuthu

2019-04-08 15:00

What's behind the fallout between Robert McBride and Bheki Cele – and the ANC? McBride's testimony at the Zondo commission later this week will answer some questions, but the back-story goes back more than a decade.

Protests flare up again in Caledon as police top brass visit

2019-04-05 17:55

Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi has called for calm in Caledon, following the deaths of two people during a protest in the Western Cape town.

Top cop facing charges after allegedly threatening government official

2019-04-03 11:57

Senior police officer Colonel Simangaliso Simelane is facing fresh charges after he allegedly threatened a government official during the MK Military Veterans' Association conference in 2017.

Police searching for hit-and-run driver who killed dad, kids shortly after accident that killed mom

2019-04-01 20:54

Free State police have yet to track down the driver of a Ford Ranger who killed a dad and three children on Friday night.

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