ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

Alleged Durban cop killer arrested while boarding bus to Joburg

2020-01-26 14:27

A suspect in the murder of a police constable in Durban this past week was arrested when he attempted to board a bus from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg, police confirmed on Sunday.

Alexandra residents call on police to arrest officer after bystander killed during shootout with hijackers

2020-01-17 12:01

Alexandra residents are demanding the arrest of a SAPS officer after a woman was killed and a man injured during a shootout between police and hijackers.

Authorities in Hong Kong seized nearly 4,000 cell phones from protesters, and activists are concerned that police are reading their messages and installing spyware

2020-01-09 17:23

Lawmakers and activists have argued that police conduct many of these mobile phone examinations without consent.

Don't use service pistols in anger – Durban mayor after metro cop arrested for murder

2020-01-07 10:18

eThekwini Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda has appealed to Metro Police to not use their firearms in anger after a constable was arrested for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Zinhle Muthwa.

New Year's Eve: Police clamp down on fireworks, drunk driving as revellers ring in 2020

2019-12-31 11:13

As many get ready to ring in the New Year, Gauteng police will be on high alert preventing crime and disorder in areas known for "disorderly behaviour".

Take a Look: This Cape Town police station has been decorated with Christmas lights for the past five years

2019-12-27 12:00

The local community police forum said the Bothasig police station is decorated to make it more accessible to the community.

K9 unit Zeke's R1m drug haul nothing to sniff at

2019-12-19 13:55

A sniffer dog, which followed its nose and discovered parcels of drugs in a courier vehicle, has helped authorities net contraband worth R1m in Somerset West, according to Cape Town Metro Police.

Yolisa Matakata appointed Western Cape police commissioner

2019-12-12 15:06

Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata has been appointed as Western Cape police commissioner.

Oops! Massive spelling mistake on Joburg police car

2019-11-25 14:59

The spelling error was made in a panel-beater's workshop and only one vehicle was affected.

24 officers injured during clash with refugees in Pretoria

2019-11-16 15:29

Six police officers have been hopistalised, and another 18 injured, after they were met with violent resistance during an operation to remove hundreds of refugees from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees offices.

 

Two more suspects arrested for murder of Diepsloot police captain

2020-01-22 11:48

Two men believed to be involved in the killing of a Diepsloot police officer have been arrested.

Specialised detective unit assigned to investigate New Year's shootings in Melville, Newtown

2020-01-17 11:35

A specialised detective unit of the South African Police Service, the Organised Crime Component, has been assigned to investigate the Melville and Newtown New Year's shootings.

Top cop in Cape Town moved amid sexual harassment probe

2020-01-09 16:14

Atlantis police station will have an acting commander while an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against the current commander is carried out, according to Western Cape police.

Local cleric arrested on drug charges in Eastern Cape

2020-01-04 15:59

A woman, who is reportedly a local cleric, has appeared in court following a drug bust at Dudu Location outside King William’s Town.

Advice for women | Officers have a legal right to pull you over night or day - but know your rights

2019-12-28 07:29

South Africa's social climate has left women and children living in a constant vulnerable state to an extent where safety does not feel guaranteed, not even in the hands of law enforcement.

A US woman told police she ran over a 14-year-old girl because she 'was a Mexican'

2019-12-22 12:24

Police said they are looking into a hate crime charge against the Des Moines woman, who made repeated derogatory statements about Latinos to officers.

Three more suspects arrested for KZN cop's murder

2019-12-18 14:04

Three more people have been arrested in connection with the murder of KwaZulu-Natal warrant officer, Thulani Ngwabe, according to the Hawks.

Former MMA fighter arrested for rape and released again, after being turned away from three police stations

2019-12-04 14:32

Confusion surrounds a rape case in which a former mixed martial arts fighter, Patrick Jorge Luindula, stands accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a popular club in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg.

Adriaan Basson: Why did Colonel Christelle Stemmet have to die?

2019-11-18 07:25

I do not know what pushed Colonel Christelle Stemmet over the edge (if she indeed shot herself), but wish she was treated better by the police service she so loved, writes Adriaan Basson.

All police stations now have rape evidence collection kits, Cele assures MPs

2019-11-14 13:43

All police stations now have sufficient rape evidence collection kits, Police Minister Bheki Cele has assured the National Assembly.

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