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ISS: Why police should focus on street robberies

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While the media tends to focus on South Africa’s high-profile robberies such as cash-in-transit heists, mall robberies and house robberies, the far larger problem...

Gauteng police net 900 suspects

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Intensified crime combating operations in Gauteng over the weekend saw the arrest of over 900 suspects and 15 illegal firearms recovered. Gauteng police spokesperson Mavela...

Hytera presents next-gen communication products to SAPS

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On 5 September, Hytera held an end user conference for the South African Police Service (SAPS) at the Maslow Hotel Time Square, Pretoria, where...

SA murder rate increases by 1.4%

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Major General Norman Sekhukhune says 21 022 people were murdered during the 12 months ending March 2019. Sekhukhune said this when the Police Ministry appeared...

Police reservist numbers drop alarmingly

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The SA Police Service (SAPS) currently has just less nine thousand reservists, a drop of 86% since 2010. This was revealed in response to a...

Investigation to follow SAPS helicopter crash landing

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A South African Police Service (SAPS) helicopter crash-landed at Virginia Airport on Tuesday and an investigation has been launched to determine the cause of...

Opposition parties weigh in on soldiers supporting Western Cape police

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The continued use of soldiers to support policing operations – again underway in Western Cape – is an area of concern and can be...

Full details of Western Cape army deployment still sought

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The deployment of soldiers in the Western Cape has been welcomed by the Democratic Alliance (SA), the ruling party in that province, but it...

Police’s Anti-Gang Unit elevated to national office

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Police Minister Bheki Cele says the recently-established Anti-Gang Unit will be elevated to the national office to ensure that its mandate is extended to...

Minister condemns attack on Anti-Gang Unit officers

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Police Minister, General Bheki Cele, has condemned the shooting and attack of six Anti-Gang Unit members in Nyanga, Cape Town, early this morning. “Attacking members...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...