Many young white people are encouraged by their parents to just “move on” with the business of the future, writes Adriaan Basson.
Crime is never, ever the victim’s fault, but these tips could help you do your best to avoid an incident.
Following the release of crime statistics, Pietermaritzburg community leaders believe more needs to be done to fight the criminal scourge.
Some hijackers take advantage of truck drivers who stop to procure prostitutes on highways in Gauteng, police have said.
Media coverage of crimes such as mall robberies offers potential lessons for copycats, national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega says.
Truck hijacking, which has seen a 29% increase in the past year, is closely entwined with informal business, national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega says.
The upward shift in the number of incidents of violent crime in the country is now a trend and not an anomaly and should start causing alarm bells to ring, the Institute for Security Studies has warned.
A closer comparison of the crime statistics in Alexandra and Sandton reveals that South Africa still largely remains a country where some people fight for their lives and others for their iPads.
Maybe sangomas can predict which police officers will commit crime but the police are unable to, says Police Minister Nathi Nhleko.
President Jacob Zuma’s firepool could prove more useful than widely thought; six arson attacks have taken place in the Nkandla area.
The police alone cannot be blamed for the increase in the number of murders, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has said following the release of statistics that showed a 4.6% increase in murders.
Police have worked around the clock to fix a “minor systematic error” that showed some stations as having zero crimes related to cars and cattle.
The crime statistics of one of KwaZulu-Natal’s most dangerous areas remain a mystery as a technical glitch wiped the slate clean for KwaMashu.
Gang violence accounts for 16% of murders and more than a third of attempted murders in the Western Cape, police say.
The latest crime statistics are not in the least bit shocking as there is so much inequality, unemployment, exploitation and degenerate leadership, the EFF says
The journey in the fight against crime is a “long one” and police need to do more, says national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.
On average 49 people are murdered in South Africa "each and every day", a figure that politicians say is “catastrophic” and “getting worse”.
Eight of the 10 policing precincts with the highest murder rates are in the Western Cape, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.
There could be a significant drop in crimes like home robberies and carjacking if police leadership followed the example of former police commissioner Bheki Cele, the SA Institute of Race Relations says.
Police Minister Nathi Nhleko and national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega have released crime statistics for 2014/2015. Here are some interesting figures provided by Phiyega.
Serious contact crimes - including murder, sexual offences, house robberies and hijackings - hit Gauteng the hardest, according to the crime statistics released in Parliament on Tuesday.
Cape Town CBDO'Dwyer PersonnelR6 500.00 - R7 000.00 Per Month
Western CapeOdwyer PersonnelR14 000.00 Per Month
R 2 395 000
R 2 260 000
R 2 630 000
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