South Africa's crime stats show a concerning increase

Police Minister Bheki Cele has released the quarterly crime stats recorded between January 2023 and March 2023 on Tuesday the 30th of May 2023 with Gauteng, Kwa Zulu-Natal and Western Cape recording most of the killings.

Neo Poho·4 months ago

Deputy President Paul Mashatile confirms the VIP Protection Unit in N1 assault works with him

Deputy President Paul Mashatile's office has confirmed that the men caught on video assaulting civilians on the N1 highway in Johannesburg are part of his security detail.

Neo Poho·3 months ago

Minister Bheki Cele reveals South Africa's top 30 GBV hotspots

Following the Country's transit to Lock down level 1 on Sunday Midnight. The Minister Of Police Bheki Cele addressed members of the media in a briefing on Tuesday afternoon. In his briefing the Minister mentioned that in an effort t...

Phumzile Mavimbela·about 3 years ago

Brandon Horner Murder: Minister of Police Condemns Escalating Violent Protests

The Minister of Police Bheki Cele has condemned the rising violence as protest escalate in the Free State . Ealier this week A 52-year-old farmer was arrested over his alleged involvement in the arson and vandalism of state propert...

Phumzile Mavimbela·almost 3 years ago

What's On Everyone's Lips : 7 270 People Have Been Arrested In KwaZulu Natal For Contravening Lockdown Level 3 Regulations

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula has expressed his concern that citizens in the province are still being arrested on a daily basis for not complying with the adjusted alert Level 3 Lockdown ...

Phumzile Mavimbela ·over 2 years ago

Minister Of Police General Bheki Cele Releases The 2020/21 Quarter Three Crime Statistics.

The Minister of Police Bheki Cele has released the 2020/21 quarter which reflect crimes committed between Level 1 and Adjusted Level 3 Lockdown, which kicked in, on the 15th of December. Murder Cele said in the three months of report...

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

DA Is Pushing For The Suspension of Police Commissioner following The Outcome Of IPID ‘Nasrec grabber’ Probe.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is calling for the suspension of the South African Police Service (SAPS) National Commissioner General Khehla Sitole pending the outcome of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigatio...

Phumzile Mavimbela·over 2 years ago

The Army is Being Used to Fight Cape Town’s Gangs. Why It’s a Bad Idea

Following the latest spate of murders on the notorious Cape Flats in the Cape Town, the South African government has decided to send in the army. The move has been welcomed by many who want to see an end to the rampant violence, crime an...

Lindy Heinecken·about 4 years ago

Police In Gauteng Have Heightened Visibility As The Easter Season Approaches.

Police in Gauteng are heightening visibility and have intensified crime prevention and road safety operations as the Easter long weekend looms. Acting Gauteng Commissioner of Police, Major General Tommy Mthombeni led the O Kae Molao O...

Phumzile Mavimbela ·over 2 years ago

Support the Police to make South Africa a safer place

Like all government departments, the South African Police Service is feeling the effects of the country’s fiscal crisis, several years of understaffing and state capture

President Cyril Ramaphosa·about 1 year ago

President Ramaphosa To Officiate At The Annual SAPS Commemoration Day.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Sunday, 05 September 2021 at 10h00, join families of slain police officers at the annual South African Police Service Commemoration Day.

Phumzile Mavimbela·about 2 years ago

Women In Law Enforcement Encouraged To Publicly Denounce GBV.

Women in law enforcement have been encouraged to publicly denounce the scourge of gender-based violence (GBV) and to assist vulnerable members of society to resist all forms of discrimination and abuse. Wrapping up Women’s Month activiti...

Phumzile Mavimbela·about 2 years ago

DA Calls For SAPS To Act Against EFF for Flagrant Disregard Of Lockdown Regulations.

The DA is calling on the South African Police Service (SAPS) to take action against the EFF after yet another of their marches has broken numerous lockdown regulations to which ordinary South Africans are required to adhere. Pictures ...

Phumzile Mavimbela·about 2 years ago

South Africa needs to address the lingering legacy of its police using excessive force.

South Africa has a painful history of police using excessive force against protesters. In one of the worst incidents under the apartheid government 69 protesters were shot in cold blood by police outside a police station in Sharpeville i...

Frans Viljoen ·over 2 years ago

More women have been killed over the last quarter than over the same period last year

The South African Police Service (SAPS) briefed Parliament on Friday morning on the latest crime statistics, which revealed a 3.1% decrease in the murder rate between April and June this year.

Neo Poho·about 2 months ago

Police confirm the extradition of Thabo Bester and Dr Nandipha Magudumana

The Ministers of Police and the Department of Justice and Correctional Services (JCS), Bheki Cele and Ronald Lamola have expressed gratitude to the Tanzanian government for what has been described as “its unequivocal co-operation in the ...

Tshegofatso Makola·6 months ago

Gauteng Premier, Panyaza Lesufi visits the family home of slain children in Soweto

Gauteng Premier, Panyaza Lesufi took the time to visit the homes of the affected families who lost their children in what has since been described as a "gruesome murder". Lesufi was accompanied by the MECs of Education and Community Safe...

Tshegofatso Makola·6 months ago

Police in Gauteng mobilise resources amid the deaths of two children in Soweto

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has expressed that the Gauteng Commissioner of police, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela, has mobilised police resources. This following news of the murder of two children in Soweto, who were found y...

Tshegofatso Makola·6 months ago

SAPS apologise to the Krugersdorp rape victims for the personal information leak

Following almost a year since the rape of eight women in Krugersdorp, the South African Police Service (SAPS) have issued a public apology to the victims after their private information was leaked. A final report following an investigati...

Tshegofatso Makola·5 months ago

Justice for the slain Soweto boys as two suspects are arrested

It has been exactly a week since the Nqobizitha Zulu and Tshiamo Amogelang Rabanye were reported missing, and police seem to be a step closer at granting their families justice. This is as two suspects have been arrested for their murder...

Tshegofatso Makola·5 months ago

NPA accused of dragging its feet in the Marikana Massacre killings

The 16th of August 2023 marks exactly 11 years since the Marikana Massacre took place when police officers shot striking workers of Lonmin Platinum Mine in Marikana, North West, in the deadliest strike in the democratic dispensation.

Neo Poho·about 2 months ago