Cops destroy 30 000 illegal firearms

2019-04-17 13:23

More than 30 000 firearms have been destroyed by the police in their battle to eradicate illegal firearms and ammunition in South Africa.

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.

More winds of change at SAPS as yet another general is suspended

2019-04-07 09:14

South Africa's police commissioner Khehla Sitole has suspended the deputy national commissioner for human resource management, Bonang Mgwenya.

Crime intelligence 'affected, but not captured' – Sitole on SSA report

2019-03-13 14:31

The police's Crime Intelligence unit has been "affected" by revelations in the hard-hitting high-level review panel report on the State Security Agency but is "not captured", the national police commissioner says.

SAPU wants police commissioner Sitole removed, Popcru disagrees

2019-02-28 22:30

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.

IPID, police face off in court over classified documents in corruption cases

2018-12-21 13:17

National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole is refusing to declassify documents needed by IPID for three corruption cases, citing that the documents contain information that might compromise national security.

KZN police officer shot and killed in front of son outside home

2018-10-24 13:01

National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole has strongly condemned the continuous attacks on police officers, after a warrant officer was gunned down outside his home in full view of his son.

INFOGRAPHIC: A closer look at 2017/18 crime stats across SA

2018-09-12 11:54

Here is a closer look at the 2017/18 crime statistics in various provinces across the country following the recent announcement in Parliament.

SA has 'deficit' of 62 000 police officers – Sitole

2018-09-11 16:07

Police Minister Bheki Cele has described this year's crime statistics as "scary figures".

Crime intelligence was infiltrated - police commissioner

2018-08-22 14:08

The police's Crime Intelligence Unit was infiltrated, national police commissioner Lieutenant General Khehla Sitole has admitted.


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.

Cele vs Sitole: Tensions rise as national commissioner suspends deputy - report

2019-04-07 16:21

The suspension of deputy national commissioner for human resource management, Bonang Mgwenya, has caused an even bigger rift between Police Minister Bheki Cele and national police commissioner General Khehla Sitole, according to City Press.

National police chief slams killing of two off-duty KZN cops

2019-03-17 18:07

National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole has condemned the killing of two off-duty police officers in two separate incidents on Friday.

2 TRT officers recovering in hospital after Johannesburg shootout

2019-03-08 12:33

Two Tactical Response Team officers who were shot and wounded during a shootout with suspected robbers in Johannesburg are said to be in a stable condition in hospital.

EXCLUSIVE: Officer set to become Gauteng police intel boss to appear in court

2019-02-20 06:01

The police officer tipped to become the head of Crime Intelligence in Gauteng is being charged with obstructing the ends of justice after unlawfully instructing that a murder suspect be released from custody.

How to stay safe this holiday season - Tips from the country's top cop

2018-12-14 14:55

South Africa's top cop wants all citizens to be safe this festive season and is appealing to everyone to be considerate, responsible and vigilant to ensure their personal safety and that of others.

Top cop Sitole feeling the heat

2018-09-16 10:09

He’s been in the top job for less than a year, but National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole’s head is already 'on the block'.

Crime stats: Call for more police for the poor as murder rate climbs

2018-09-11 19:24

A group of demonstrators from the Social Justice Coalition have marched to Parliament during the release of the annual crime statistics to demand the equal allocation of police resources.

Killing a cop should be an act of 'treason' - Bheki Cele

2018-08-23 17:46

Killing a member of the South African Police Service should be considered an act of treason, Police Minister Bheki Cele has said.

Police implement 72-hour plan to trace and arrest KZN taxi shooting suspects

2018-07-22 16:11

Police say that they have embarked on a plan to nab those responsible for a shooting in KwaZulu-Natal which killed 11 people affiliated to the Ivory Park taxi association.

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