Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
A Cape Town police officer in a police BMW was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence after failing to shake the traffic police in a car chase.
Two Gauteng police officers who allegedly stole a bag of cement have been arrested and several others have also been apprehended in police operations in the province.
Four people have been arrested for allegedly attempting to scam a man who was trying to sell his car on Gumtree.
A Free State police constable has been arrested after the Hawks caught her out in a 'fake robbery' trap.
Two robbery suspects, both aged 40, were arrested by Durban police following a dramatic car chase and shootout in V section, Umlazi.
Allegations that the Independent Police Investigative Directorate has been closing cases without proper investigation is no surprise says Dr Johan Burger, a senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies.
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has launched an investigation into the shooting of two KwaZulu-Natal police officers who have been accused of robbing a post office.
Police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi says the vehicle had been outsourced to a private panel beating company for repairs after it was involved in a collision.
A new agreement on the exchange of information between the Financial Intelligence Centre and the SA Police Service is expected to speed up investigations and resulting arrests.
Former KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Vincent Mdunge, who was jailed over a fake matric certificate, has been granted parole, the Department of Correctional Services has said.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has called on the police to stop turning abused women away when they report cases at police stations.
More than R400 000 in illicit drugs have been confiscated and two people have been arrested in several police raids in KwaZulu-Natal.
A Bloemfontein police officer has appeared in court for allegedly renting out her service pistol in order to pay her debts.
Some police firearms can't be tracked because of problems with a system owned by a corruption-linked company, the Portfolio Committee on Police heard on Wednesday.
The police in Sunnyside, Tshwane, have finally tracked down a suspect who is accused of stealing property worth around R500 000 from an NGO in Hatfield more than a year ago.
The SA Police Service says reports in Serbia and Montenegro that an international organised crime syndicate had been arrested in Johannesburg, are fake news.
Two police officers, believed to be part of a Post Office break-in in Dalton, KwaZulu-Natal have been shot and killed after they opened fire on patrolling law enforcement officers.
The police, including the Hawks, are not aware of any complaints surrounding Project Snowman and Project Broken Arrow – two projects of the so-called "rogue unit" at the SA Revenue Service, cited as alleged evidence of wrongdoing against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.
At least 550 people have been arrested during Operation Okae Molao in Gauteng for a variety of crimes, the police have said.
A 29-year-old man suspected of being part of the killing of two law enforcement officers earlier this month in Philippi has been shot dead by members of the Special Task Force.
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