Covid-19: UK police are using drones to 'lockdown shame' people for walking their dogs

2020-03-27 16:31

Police officers have set up roadblocks and are issuing fines to people who refuse to follow the lockdown.

Coronavirus: The rules you need to know ahead of nationwide lockdown

2020-03-26 09:36

Ministers have briefed the media – just over 24 hours before nationwide lockdown – to give clarity on what is allowed or not allowed during the lockdown, and to explain how basic services will function.

Coronavirus: Out drinking after cut-off time? Watch out, police have spotters out there

2020-03-20 15:26

Police Minister Bheki Cele says spotters will be at clubs, restaurants and pubs across the country amid the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Mandy Wiener | Hit on a Hawk crosses a line in the fight against crime

2020-03-18 07:00

Bruwer had testified in court in White River that both he and the prosecutor on the case feared for their lives on a daily basis. It is almost impossible to measure the cost and loss of an individual like Lt. Col. Bruwer in the fight against crime, writes Mandy Wiener.

Parents sue police after daughters’ bodies are mixed up

2020-03-10 12:16

The families of teenagers who died in a car crash are seeking answers and justice after their daughters’ bodies allegedly got “mixed up” and one of the girls’ organs were removed for donation.

Two Hawks members die in shootout with cash-in-transit robbers

2020-03-06 13:33

Two members of the Hawks have died in a gun battle with alleged cash-in-transit robbers in the North West province.

Pretoria cop killed after suspect allegedly grabs firearm and shoots him during arrest

2020-03-01 13:58

A detective attached to the Garsfontein SAPS in Pretoria has allegedly been killed by a suspect he and two other colleagues were arresting.

IPID head appointment: Committee tells Police Minister to ask Parliament for extension

2020-02-27 13:55

The Portfolio Committee on Police resolves that the Minister of Police should write to the Speaker of the National Assembly to ask for an extension to appoint a new Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) head.

Parliament has 'window of opportunity' to improve police accountability via IPID - experts

2020-02-26 06:26

A small shift in priority at IPID can dramatically increase its impact on police accountability, a recently published policy paper has found.

Ex-cops who killed taxi driver Mido Macia fail in bid to overturn convictions

2020-02-21 12:43

Eight police officers convicted of murdering taxi driver Mido Macia by handcuffing and dragging him from a police vehicle in 2013 have had their convictions upheld by the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

 

Coronavirus: KwaZulu-Natal is ready for lockdown - MEC Bheki Ntuli

2020-03-26 14:17

KwaZulu-Natal residents can expect a high level of enforcement from authorities in the form of roadblocks and checks when the country goes into lockdown at midnight to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

Blind man arrested for drunk driving continues quest for justice, traffic cop denies charges

2020-03-23 15:10

A City of Cape Town traffic officer has denied assaulting a blind man and arresting him for drunk driving.

Four questioned after Cape traffic cop shot dead

2020-03-18 13:51

Police in Cape Town have questioned four people after 49-year-old traffic officer, Walton van Rooyen, was shot dead during a routine traffic stop.

SAPS in the firing line as Scopa asks all the hard questions

2020-03-17 22:10

The South African Police Service is still doing business with five companies against whom there are longstanding accusations of irregular expenditure.

Speaker orders removal of Parliament brigadier who obstructed journalist and MPs

2020-03-06 15:59

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has given instructions for a senior police official to be booted from the parliamentary precinct after she prevented MPs from entering the National Assembly and obstructed a journalist from doing his job.

Mpumalanga cops make 'breakthrough' in robberies with arrest of three 'bogus cops'

2020-03-02 14:05

Mpumalanga police and the Tracker Connect Team arrest three people for robbery, impersonating police officers and possession of suspected stolen property.

Police watchdog commits to major policy change

2020-02-28 06:06

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) will redraft core parts of its strategic plan after a Viewfinder exposé showed they encouraged the manipulation of case completion statistics.

Heidelberg cops contravening the law by operating vehicles with expired licence discs

2020-02-27 06:12

A fleet of about 30 state-owned vehicles at the Heidelberg police station are being operated with expired licence discs.

Spike in cash-in-transit attacks as 'cat-and-mouse' game between cops, robbers intensifies

2020-02-24 05:29

According to the South African Banking Risk Information Centre, 45 cases of cash-in-transit heists have been reported countrywide since the beginning of the year - almost one every day.

Deputy minister, MEC to address Alexandra residents after woman killed in shootout between hijackers and cops

2020-02-16 09:51

Deputy Police Minister Cassel Mathale and Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko are expected to address Alexandra residents, following the death of Samantha Mathane-Radebe who was allegedly killed by a local policeman.

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