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Protecting government VIPs costs R1.7 billion

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The constitutional democracy South Africa has been for the past 26 years has not apparently stretched as far as allowing the country’s presidents, Cabinet...

Police “Country in Blue” strategy up and running

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The emergency warning blue lights fitted to registered police vehicles will be on from dusk to dawn as part of a national effort to...

More police resign than retire

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The SA Police Service (SAPS) lost more personnel to resignations than retirement in the 2019/20 financial year with nine other reasons given for continued...

Automatic weapons should not be used on protesters – policing report

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The ISS welcomes an expert report on policing noting the constitutional right to peaceful protest and says automatic weapons should never be used for...

Fake COVID-19 vaccine seizure in SA only “the tip of the...

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The seizure of around 2 400 doses (400 ampoules) of fake COVID-19 vaccine in Germiston by South African police following an Interpol global alert...

Another step to improving rural safety

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This week saw a high level meeting where police, organised agriculture and civil society took rural security head on with commitments made in a...

SAPS looking to bring back retired “bobbies”

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The SA Police Service (SAPS) wants retired policemen back to “improve staffing levels, fight crime and keep South Africans safe”. This is according to a...

Police reservists sought to combat rural crime

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Farm attacks and murders came under the spotlight earlier this month when South Africa’s top cop, National Commissioner Khehla Sitole, met with a delegation...

SAASIC and SAPS horses – worlds apart

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Potchefstroom in North West is an equine centre for the country's top two security agencies – the SA National Defence Force (SANDF)...

Multi-disciplinary security simulation exercise in Gauteng and Fiela ops in two...

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Police in Gauteng this week exercised a range of capabilities in Gauteng aimed at ensuring "the security forces hone their skills in...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...