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ISS: Old solutions won’t fix South Africa’s deteriorating police service

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President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation address (SONA) on 13 February suggests that he is badly informed about the state of policing in...

SANDF assists SAPS with Operation Lockdown successes

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF), by providing an Oryx helicopter, has assisted the South African Police Service (SAPS) in its Operation Lockdown...

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...

JCPS calls for calm in Tshwane CBD

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The Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster has urged Tshwane citizens not take the law into their hands as they tackle alleged drug...

Women-led police operation nabs 263 suspects

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A women-led police operation has led to the arrest of 263 suspects for various offences across the North West province. “Detectives in the province apprehended 263...

ISS: Fighting crime shouldn’t trump SA’s public order policing

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The killing by police of Andries Tatane in April 2011, and of 37 men between 13 and 16 August 2012 during a strike at...

Over 140 arrested in Western Cape NatJoints operations

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Over 140 suspects have been arrested during National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NatJoints) operations around the Western Cape since Thursday morning, Police Minister...

Police canine awarded service medal for drug detection

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A South African Police Service (SAPS) canine, a Sable German Shepherd named Savage, has been awarded a service medal for his role in detecting...

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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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...