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Additional funds for anti-gang units, high-crime police stations

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Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says anti-gang units and police stations that fall within provinces that rank the highest in terms of reported crimes have...

ISS: New SA police chief’s main test is winning public trust

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South Africa’s new national commissioner of police, General Fannie Masemola is by all accounts a competent career professional. When he took office on 1...

South Africans have low trust in their police – here’s why

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The legitimacy of legal authorities is recognised globally as crucial for the state’s ability to function in a justifiable and effective manner. This applies,...

ISS: More questions than answers in South Africa’s latest victim survey?

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South Africa’s 2020/21 Victims of Crime Survey (VOCS) was published last month. Although its accuracy was affected by the coronavirus pandemic, the findings on...

KZN SAPS operations nab 8 600 suspects in February

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A series of multidisciplinary operations targeting individual crimes on specific days of the week saw police in KwaZulu-Natal nab over 8 000 suspects, as...

12 000 officers to beef up police ranks

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The South African Police Service (SAPS) is on a recruitment drive, which is expected to boost the service with at least 12 000 more...

President terminates employment of General Sitole

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has, by mutual agreement, terminated the employment contract of the National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), General Khehla...

Cabinet commends officers for intercepting Rosettenville suspects

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Cabinet has, at its meeting in Cape Town on Wednesday, commended the multi-disciplinary team of law enforcement agencies that intercepted a gang of heavily...

ISS: Thousands of new SA police recruits may yield little benefit

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Over the past year, concerns have been raised about the decline in the number of police in South Africa. Due to budgetary restrictions, last...

ISS: South Africa needs less nationally-focused policing responses

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The annual crime statistics for 2020-21, released by Police Minister Bheki Cele in December, showed drops in virtually all types of violent crime. Most...

SAPS resumes 2019/2020 police training programme

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The South African Police Service (SAPS) has taken a decision to resume the 2019/2020 Basic Police Learning Development Programme (BLDP) intake. SAPS on Friday said...

Police activate 72-hour plan after officer killed, two injured

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Gauteng Police have launched the 72-hour activation plan after a police officer was killed and two others wounded in the last 24 hours. In a...

Moti bothers reunite with their family

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The four Moti brothers who were abducted in Limpopo in October, have been reunited with their family, the South African Police Service (SAPS) said. In...

Specialised team established to investigate political violence in Tshwane

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The South African Police Service (SAPS) has established a specialised team that will investigate politically related violence that has in recent times plagued Tshwane...

ISS: Smuggled explosives keep illegal mining syndicates in business

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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...

SAPS use of deadly force needs addressing – expert report

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

Two appear in court for fraud over military pension scam

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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...

Internal SAPS probe into deadly cash in transit heist

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

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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

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

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