ARTICLES RELATING TO CRIME STATS

More women than men are pulled over and arrested for drunk driving in SA

2018-09-25 15:25

Are women to blame for the high DUI cases in the country?

Welcome to hell: Life in crime-ridden Nyanga

2018-09-16 10:09

As Nyanga tops the country’s murder and carjacking list, brazen gangsters of KTC rob and kill with impunity, aided and abetted by police.

'These killings must stop' - Cele tells taxi bosses

2018-06-24 23:00

Police Minister Bheki Cele came down hard on taxi bosses during a crisis meeting to deal with the complexities of the "route invasions" that could be behind the killing of at least 13 people at ranks in Cape Town.

SA vehicle crime stats, Max Verstappen's antics... 5 motoring stories you shouldn't miss

2017-10-26 08:11

From vehicle crime stats in South Africa to Max Verstappen calling an FIA steward an 'idiot', here's your midweek motoring wrap.

Crime Stats: Mixed reaction to figures

2017-10-24 17:53

While figures for violent crimes have attracted harsh criticism from those reacting to Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's presentation of the past year’s crime statistics, some have welcomed the police's efforts to fight crime.

Crime Stats: Mass spike in home robberies in Atteridgeville

2017-10-24 15:12

Residents of Atteridgeville, a township west of Pretoria, have experienced the biggest spike in home robberies during the last year, according to the latest crime statistics.

Crime stats: Hard Livings gang singled out in Parliament as threat to Cape Town residents

2017-10-24 12:54

The Hard Livings gang got special mention from Police Minister Fikile Mbalula in Parliament when he released the national crime statistics.

Crime Stats: Mbalula talks tough, slams 'lazy efforts' by police

2017-10-24 10:55

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says he "isn't feeling" the general 1.8% decrease in crime during the 2016/17 financial year, and has yet again warned violent criminals that they will be dealt with in a "proportional response".

Worried about crime? Here’s how to keep yourself and your home safe

2015-12-30 00:00

Crime is never, ever the victim’s fault, but these tips could help you do your best to avoid an incident.

 

Less than 2% conviction rate for KZN police station

2018-09-20 15:06

A KwaZulu-Natal police station could only get convictions for two of the 74 murder cases that were reported to it in the past year.

South Africans believe they are less safe than people in Palestine and Libya, study finds

2018-07-17 08:45

A new study shows that South Africans have very low confidence in law and order – and think they are less secure than citizens of war-torn countries.

Minor drop in drunk driving, 'numbers still alarming' in SA

2017-10-29 18:00

SA Police crime stats reveal a 1.5% reduction in motorists driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, however the number of individuals found guilty of drunk driving is alarming.

Crime Stats: Political interference in police is the cause of poor leadership - ISS

2017-10-25 08:28

There is large-scale inappropriate political interference in the police, which leads to a poor selection of leaders, according to the Institute for Security Studies.

#CrimeStats: 57 business robberies per day

2017-10-24 20:12

More than 20 000 South African businesses recorded armed robberies over the past year, which amounts to 57 attacks per day, the latest crime statistics have revealed.

INFOGRAPHIC: South Africa's crime stats at a glance

2017-10-24 16:49

Have a look at these graphs indicating the state of crimes in South Africa.

Crime Stats: Western Cape is the murder centre of South Africa

2017-10-24 14:22

The Western Cape is home to a third of the country’s police stations where the most killings have been recorded and it's also home to South Africa’s longstanding murder capital - Nyanga.

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WATCH: #CrimeStats - sexual offences and 'trio crimes'

Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula presented the annual South African Crime statistics in Parliament on Tuesday morning. Here's everything you need to know. While there has been a decrease in sexual offences, there was a huge spike in 'trio crimes'. Watch.

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There's been progress in tackling farm murders, says Acting Police Commissioner

The Portfolio Committee on Police's major focus was on strategies geared at reducing contact crimes, when the Minister of Police and Acting National Police Commissioner released the latest crime stats in Parliament on Friday. Watch.

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9 crime facts you may have missed

2015-10-04 16:57

South Africa’s murder rate is five times the world average. Here are facts about crime you may have missed.

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