ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

'He was always the protector' - wife mourns her detective husband, allegedly killed by partner

2019-08-22 16:25

When Sergeant David Hoffman died in front of his wife Ashley, she lost the man who had been her 'protector' since she was six years old.

WATCH | 'You're stealing my phone' - scuffle with North West traffic cops caught on camera

2019-08-21 11:32

A Hartbeespoort nurse is 'rattled' after a group of female traffic officials allegedly manhandled her.

2 suspects arrested for possession of R5m worth of mandrax in Eastern Cape

2019-08-17 14:34

Two suspects have been arrested with 77 500 mandrax tablets in the boot of their car.

KZN premier sends condolences as 7 maidens die in taxi crash after reed dance

2019-08-11 14:58

Nine others were injured when the minibus taxi they were travelling in crashed and burnt.

A Texas police chief apologised after 2 officers on horseback were pictured leading a black man through the streets on a rope

2019-08-07 08:33

Galveston Police Department's police chief Vernon L. Hale, III, said in a statement officers "showed poor judgement" in the arrest of Donald Neely.

A 10-year-old girl crashed her mom's car while attempting to drive to McDonald's

2019-08-05 14:08

On Wednesday morning a 10-year-old girl took her mom's SUV for a ride to McDonald's. She didn't make it there, but she's OK.

Five children die as family café catches alight

2019-08-03 15:44

Four of the victims were related and included an 18-year-old woman and three children – aged 14, seven and three. The fifth victim, another 18-year-old woman, is believed to have been a family friend.

WATCH: Joburg CBD littered with bricks after violent clashes between cops, shop owners

2019-08-02 11:55

Police are on high alert after a group of shop owners in the Johannesburg CBD vandalised three police vehicles. Watch.

One murder reported in Bonteheuwel in July, after 44 the previous six months

2019-08-02 06:04

Since the beginning of July, Bonteheuwel has seen the number of gang-related casualties brought down from an average of seven murders to one.

Western Cape weekend murder rate climbs to 46 despite army presence in crime hotspots

2019-07-29 15:42

Forty-six people have been murdered in the Western Cape this past weekend – a sharp spike from last weekend's 25 people, in spite of the presence of the SA National Defence Force in crime hotspots.

 

Three Cape Town cops arrested for allegedly demanding R20 000 from man to return his cellphones

2019-08-21 18:40

Three Cape Town police officers have been arrested after allegedly stealing a man's cellphones and then demanding R20 000 for them to be returned, Western Cape police say.

Gauteng police make over 100 arrests during weekend crime-busting operation

2019-08-18 14:52

A crime combatting operation over the weekend has seen Johannesburg central district police arrest approximately 164 suspects for various offences.

'There is no illegal human': Immigrants arrested in Joburg raids say they showed police valid papers

2019-08-13 12:32

Dozens of people have picketed outside the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court in support of immigrants arrested during police raids in the city centre last week.

7 police officers arrested after trying to resell goods confiscated in Joburg CBD raids

2019-08-08 12:55

Seven Johannesburg police officers have been arrested on charges of corruption and defeating the ends of justice after they were caught allegedly trying to sell confiscated goods back to illegal traders.

Committee concerned police stations lack evidence kits for rape survivors

2019-08-05 21:22

The portfolio committee on the police is concerned about the shortage of kits to gather evidence from rape survivors, its chairperson, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, said in a statement about Women's Month.

Wild US dashcam video captures suspect speeding off with an police officer still hanging out of the car window

2019-08-03 17:43

An American police officer hangs from a car window as the suspect attempts to drive away on a highway in Georgia. Police reported the suspect was eventually caught.

Police rubbish claim that live ammo was used during Joburg CBD clash

2019-08-03 12:11

Gauteng police have denied allegations that live ammunition was used during clashes with shop owners in Johannesburg CBD.

WATCH: 'I want a career, not just a job' - 12 000 vie for 120 metro cop jobs

2019-08-02 07:39

More than 12 000 applicants have applied for only 120 available posts in Cape Town's Metro Police, with the first batch put through their paces during the first round of eliminations.

ANALYSIS: Mdluli's conviction brings closure in the case that ripped apart the NPA

2019-07-31 11:00

The significance of Richard Mdluli's conviction is immense as it marks the end of an era of capture and destruction. It is a signal that a man who was seen as all powerful is in fact not above the law.

'Set aside politics and prioritise gang violence' - province reacts to transfer of Western Cape top cop

2019-07-29 11:54

The Western Cape government hopes the new acting provincial police commissioner will set aside internal politicking in the police service following the transfer of Lieutenant General Khominkosi Jula to KwaZulu-Natal, Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz has said.

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