'Gym masturbator': Police probing case of sexual assault

2019-05-23 16:51

Police are investigating a case of sexual assault after a video emerged of a man who seemed to be masturbating at a Virgin Active gym in Stellenbosch.

Time to get 'smart on crime'

2019-04-17 10:11

Getting 'tough on crime' is a challenge for a government with a stretched budget such as ours. The brutal reality is that we must get 'smart on crime' instead, writes Ralph Clark.

AS IT HAPPENED: Media should exercise caution over 'leaks' and not be part of an agenda, McBride tells #StateCaptureInquiry

2019-04-12 16:00

The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture continued with testimony from former IPID head Robert McBride, focusing on the reports which led to his dismissal, and eventual reinstatement.

SAPS Wars Part 3: Bheki Cele, Robert McBride and the mysterious Mr Marimuthu

2019-04-08 15:00

What's behind the fallout between Robert McBride and Bheki Cele – and the ANC? McBride's testimony at the Zondo commission later this week will answer some questions, but the back-story goes back more than a decade.

Video of a police officer taunting a woman's 13-year-old daughter went viral, and she says she doesn't want him to lose his job — she wants him to learn a valuable lesson

2019-04-05 14:19

The officer can be heard on the video telling the kids, "Wait until your a---- turn 18. Then you're mine."

Professionalise the police and start with its leaders

2019-03-29 06:00

Due to the secretive nature of its work and the large amounts of money that SAPS Crime Intelligence works with, the importance of professional leadership in this environment cannot be overstated, writes Zakhele Mbhele

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.


2019-02-13 12:31

The Portfolio Committee on Police says it will amend its February programme to prioritise a process to deal with the question of whether or not to renew Robert McBride's contract.

Helen Suzman Foundation, Corruption Watch apply to step in to IPID court battle

2019-02-10 13:46

Civil society organisations Corruption Watch and The Helen Suzman Foundation have applied to be admitted as friends of the court in proceedings instituted by IPID executive director Robert McBride against Minister of Police Bheki Cele.

'IPID will not grind to a halt without' McBride, Cele says in court papers

2019-02-08 13:54

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate will not 'grind to a halt' without its executive director Robert McBride when his term ends at the end of February this year, Police Minister Bheki Cele has argued in court papers.


Police ‘hard to reach’

2019-05-22 15:15

Copesville, Manor and Raisthorpe residents have complained that local police don’t take their calls and reports about crime seriously.

2 admin offices damaged in Bellville police station blaze

2019-04-16 13:03

Police in the Western Cape are investigating a fire that broke out at the Bellville police station.

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.

AS IT HAPPENED: Zondo postpones McBride's testimony until Thursday, chastises legal team at #StateCaptureInquiry

2019-04-08 10:30

The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture hit a speed bump as Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo was forced to postpone the testimony of former IPID head Robert McBride so that notices could be served on implicated parties.

Top cop facing charges after allegedly threatening government official

2019-04-03 11:57

Senior police officer Colonel Simangaliso Simelane is facing fresh charges after he allegedly threatened a government official during the MK Military Veterans' Association conference in 2017.

Investigators say the New Zealand gunman was gearing up for a 'further attack' when police captured him

2019-03-20 12:22

"So lives were saved," New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said during a press conference on Wednesday, local time.


2019-02-13 13:00

WHEN cops demanded to search him, Mokete Mokoka asked why they had picked on him.

6 awaiting trial prisoners on the run after escaping Limpopo police holding cells

2019-02-10 15:43

Six awaiting trial prisoners are still on the run a day after they escaped from the Letsitele police station holding cells outside Tzaneen, according to Limpopo police.

Two suspected criminals killed in shootout with police

2019-02-09 09:38

Two suspects were shot and killed by police and a third arrested following a high speed chase in Kyalami, Midrand on Friday.

Selfie-posting police officer slammed for unprofessionalism

2019-02-07 15:25

A police community support officer (PCSO) in the UK has been slammed for uploading pictures of herself to an official police social media account while on duty.

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