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SAPS dealing with criminality within organisation

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National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega says the South African Police Service's (SAPS) management is dealing with cases of corruption and other forms...

ISS: Fixing SAPS should start with Phiyega, but can’t end there

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The disastrous reign of South African Police Service (SAPS) National Commissioner, General Riah Phiyega, will hopefully come to an end very soon. It...

R7bn ‘wasted’ on police tech project

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Ten years and R7 billion later, the South African Police Service has achieved next to no tangible outcomes from its hi-tech modernisation...

About 1500 SA police officers attacked in 2014/15

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A total of 1501 police officers have been attacked in the 2014/2015 financial year, police said on Tuesday. This is 329 more than...

South African police fire rubber bullets at anti-immigrant protesters

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South African police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Thursday to disperse a crowd of anti-immigrant protesters in an eastern suburb...

ISS: President Zuma ignores increasing violent crime in his state of...

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The state of the nation speech is an opportunity for the sitting president of South Africa to build confidence in the government...

130 new vehicles for Gauteng police

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The 130 new police vehicles in Gauteng will improve service delivery, help police reach crime scenes and also help combat crimes such...

ISS: Think Again – The real value of the Zimbabwe torture...

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The South African Police Service (SAPS) really doesn't want to investigate torture in Zimbabwe. When the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and...

SA deploys police in Lesotho

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Pretoria – South Africa has deployed 140 members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) to the Kingdom of Lesotho to ensure...

ISS: Policing in South Africa – it doesn’t have to be...

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On the first of April next year, the South African Police Service (SAPS) will commemorate 20 years as a democratic police service...

ISS: The South African Police Service must renew its focus on...

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Jackie Selebi's appointment as national commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS) in 2000 precipitated nearly ten years of turmoil for...

Two South African policemen suspended over video-recorded assault

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Two South African policemen have been suspended after cellphone footage of them assaulting a man suspected of robbery in Cape Town caused...

CSIR, SAPS sign smart policing deal

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the South African Police Service (SAPS) have signed a memorandum of agreement that...

ISS: Getting to the bottom of what really drives public violence...

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This year started badly for the South African Police Service (SAPS) given that by the end of January 2014, more than ten...

South Africa’s government defends police from charges of excess force

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South Africa's government defended its embattled police service on Friday from rising criticisms that officers used excessive force, saying there was "no...

How safe is South Africa over the festive season?

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After six years of recording annual decreases in murder, the latest South African statistics for the 2012/13 financial year show a notable...

South African woman killed after police shoot at protesters

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A South African woman was killed and another injured on Monday after police fired into a crowd of protesters who had attacked...

Half of SAPS helicopter fleet grounded

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A total of 18 South Africa Police Service (SAPS) helicopters, around half the current fleet, are grounded for routine inspection and maintenance. At...

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