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24 police officers killed in first three months of 2021

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Police Minister Bheki Cele has decried the callous murder of 24 police officers in the country in the first three months of 2021. Cele highlighted...

SAPS forensic laboratories clearing backlog, says Cele

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The case backlog experienced at the South African Police Service (SAPS) Forensic Science Laboratories has begun to clear, Police Minister Bheki Cele has told...

Over 200 arrested in connection with drug related crimes

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A two-week period in early March saw police arrest over two hundred suspects in connection with drug related crimes, specifically that of syndicates, according...

The Past Week in Defence #50 (19 April – 25 April...

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In this week’s edition, on the continent, Kenya commissions C-145 Skytrucks, South African defence analyst says UN findings on Private Military Contractors in Africa...

Police commended for handling of Mthatha protest

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National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, has commended the Public Order Police (POP) unit attached to the Qonce policing precinct for the manner in...

Less than half of SAPS aircraft are operational

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Of the South African Police Service (SAPS) Air Wing’s 34 aircraft, only 15 are operational and the rest are undergoing maintenance or grounded after...

Police reservist training starts

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The SA Police Service (SAPS) started training of more than 2 000 reservists and security officers at its academies nationwide. The cohort previously served as...

SAPS deploys 200 officers to Cape Town crime hotspots

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Police Minister General Bheki Cele has welcomed the deployment of 200 police officers to the Western Cape as force multipliers in violence-laden hotspots across...

SAPS makes inroads in policing, crowd management response

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Significant inroads in attempts to professionalise crowd management processes within the South African Police Service (SAPS) have been made, says Police Minister Bheki Cele. The...

SAPS recruitment programme still on hold

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The recruitment and training of police trainees is still on hold, the South African Police Service (SAPS) said on Tuesday. In a statement, the SAPS said...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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