These police stations haven’t seen any murders in the last 10 years

2018-11-11 07:31

But three other local police stations saw more murders than the whole of England and Wales.

Tide turning on hit men

2018-09-14 15:45

As cops round up murderers involved in political killings in the province, police minister Bheki Cele has revealed that several illegal firearms have been recovered from suspects who were arrested in connection with the murder of...

Vehicle crime in SA: Patterns behind car theft

2017-11-04 11:30

From 'danger months' to worst affected provinces, we look at vehicle theft trends in South Africa.

WATCH: #CrimeStats - SA's shocking murder numbers for 2016/17

Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula presented the annual South African Crime statistics in Parliament on Tuesday morning. While there has been a 1.8% overall decrease in crime compared to 2015/16, there was an upward trend in violent crime. Watch.

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SEE: Vehicle ownership by gender, population - Stats SA

2017-09-29 13:14

Statistics South Africa has released figures showing vehicle ownership by gender and population its latest 'Victims of Crime' survey for 2017.

Crime stats: SA's murder and rape situation unpacked

2017-03-03 11:57

While there was a marginal decrease of murders in the country, some provinces still experienced an increase, according to crime statistics.

It’s good and bad in Kraaifontein

2016-09-04 17:00

Despite station commander Brigadier Gerda van Niekerk and her team’s best efforts, Kraaifontein Police Station on Cape Town’s northern outskirts has remained on the list of South Africa’s top 10 murder precincts.

SA'S CRIME STATS: Reasons for the rape statistic decline

Acting Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane suggests why reported rape figures have decreased from last year.

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Alcohol, drugs and murder in Ivory Park

2015-10-04 16:57

There are no bloody turf wars or bands of professional executioners roaming the streets of Ivory Park, but the bodies are piling up.

49 murders a day, but ‘it is a good story to tell’

2015-09-29 17:37

About 49 South Africans are murdered every day, but according to national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, the police still have “a good story to tell”.


When you become a crime statistic

2018-09-20 12:10

Every year, police deliver crime statistics, trying their best to convince the nation that they are winning the war against crime. But the real picture on the ground tells a different story, writes Sibongile Khumalo.

US warns citizens travelling to SA, following latest crime stats

2018-09-14 12:42

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory to its citizens travelling to South Africa, following the release of the annual crime statistics by the SA Police Service.

Crime stats – the devil is in the detail

2017-11-02 09:09

Lumping all serious crimes together as an aggregate indicator of criminal offending is unhelpful and misleading. The shocking truth about crime in SA lies in the details, writes Guy Lamb.

WATCH: Fikile Mbalula releases crime stats for 2016/17

Watch as Minster of Police Fikile Mbalula and senior management of the South African Police Service (SAPS) present the 2016/ 17 crime statistics to the Portfolio Committee on Police in Parliament.

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Crime stats: Slight decrease in farm murders, stock theft on rise

2017-03-03 14:39

SA Police have made a dent in cases of farm murders, acting national commissioner Khomotso Phahlane has said.

Witnesses to slaying cry, 'Shoot him, bawa! Kill him.'

Witnesses to an attempted armed robbery in Lenasia shout out during a lethal shooting.

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Editorial: Time to appoint a career police official

2016-09-04 01:11

The release of South Africa’s crime statistics is often met with hysteria. Little wonder, when the murder graph continues pointing upward.

WATCH: Casual thief strolls over to car at petrol garage

Watch as a thief casually strolls over to a car jammed at a petrol garage.

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Newspapers focus on crime statistics and Trevor Noah

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has released the official crime statistics for the past financial year. Newspapers across the country focused on the statistics. Watch.

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The Pistorians – when love is blind

2014-10-23 15:10

CyberShrink explores why ordinary women (and sometimes even men) fall in love with people on trial or convicted of nasty crimes.

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