Home Tags SAPS

Tag: SAPS

Police operation nets 74 suspects in Gqeberha

-
A three-day operation in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro has seen police exert their authority in an effort to ensure the safety of all...

ISS: Smuggled explosives keep illegal mining syndicates in business

-
To block organised crime and protect South Africans from dangerous blasts, explosives trafficking must be stopped. Acting on a tip-off, a South African Police Service...

Three young women killed execution-style in Khayelitsha

-
Police have instituted a 72-hour activation plan for the mobilisation of resources in search of those who shot and killed three young women execution-style...

Police officer dismissed for impregnating inmate

-
A North West police officer has been dismissed after he allegedly impregnated an inmate. In a statement, North West provincial spokesperson Colonel Adéle Myburgh said...

SAPS use of deadly force needs addressing – expert report

-
The South African Police Service (SAPS) has a myriad of issues. The recent July unrest exposed its ability to respond and effectively deal with...

SANDF unprepared for gendarmerie role, says ISS

-
Two weeks ago, South Africa’s Defence and Military Veterans Minister Thandi Modise told Parliament she wanted to consider establishing an ‘intermediate’ military force trained...

Feature: July unrest highlighted deeply rooted problems within the SAPS

-
The July unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng marked the bloodiest days in democratic South Africa’s history, with 337 dead, billions of Rands lost, factories...

New SAPS appointments to bolster crime fighting efforts

-
Gauteng crime fighting efforts have received a major boost with the appointment of seven senior managers. In a statement, provincial police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Mavela...

Women in law enforcement agencies commended

-
North West Acting Premier Motlalepula Rosho has commended women in law enforcement agencies for their sterling work of ensuring law and order in different...

Call for law enforcement to act against perpetrators of crime

-
The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has called on law enforcement to take action against the perpetrators of two incidents, which left two traffic...

SAPS Amendment Act must be prioritised to ensure consistency in crime...

-
The Portfolio Committee on Police has advised the Civilian Secretariat of Police and the South African Police Service (SAPS) to speed up the amendment...

Two appear in court for fraud over military pension scam

-
Two suspects have appeared in the Paarl Magistrate’s court today on fraud charges. According to the South African Police Service, various retired South African Defence...

SAPS’s presentations to Parliament show that inefficient administration is making South...

-
Members of Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Police were manifestly frustrated during a meeting yesterday, during which the South African Police Service (SAPS) gave presentations...

Ill-discipline a major issue in the SAPS, Parliament hears

-
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Police (PCOP) has raised concerns over ill-discipline within the South African Police Service (SAPS), including the 686 disciplinary cases registered...

Internal SAPS probe into deadly cash in transit heist

-
The South African Police Service (SAPS) has opened an urgent internal investigation into allegations of theft of firearms by police members at the Norwood...

SAPS role in civil unrest to come under the spotlight

-
Parliament has requested that the Portfolio Committee on Police (PCOP), in collaboration with the Select Committee on Justice and Security, conduct an oversight report...

Unprepared intelligence structures should have anticipated civil unrest

-
The entire security cluster was caught unprepared to deal with July’s civil unrest, and should have anticipated it and taken appropriate measures to pre-empt...

SAPS highlights reform process as it seeks to better resource its...

-
Significant cuts in the police budget over the past few years and other challenges have sparked a review of the organizational structure of the...

SAPS restructuring amid budget cuts and other challenges

-
The South African Police Service (SAPS) has outlined a long list of challenges to Parliament, including budget cuts, civil unrest, corruption and attacks on...

Hawks investigating Durban ammunition theft

-
While not in its area of responsibility, Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) deemed the theft of more than a million rounds of...

COMPANY NEWS