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It is alleged that Marikana police either arrive late to crime scenes or don’t arrive at all
Police in Marikana accused of poor policing

Saturday 28 May 2016 15:21

Marikana police are reportedly failing to serve the people in the areas they police.

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Jan Homu is the third officer to be killed while on duty in Limpopo this year.
Officer shot dead in Limpopo

Saturday 28 May 2016 11:30

A police officer has been shot dead in Dan Extension outside Tzaneen in Limpopo.  

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The man was found guilty of crimes relating to murder, attempted murder and unlawful possession of firearms.
Notorius PE gang member convicted

Saturday 28 May 2016 07:53

A notorious gang member in the Northern areas of Port Elizabeth, Marcus Malgas, has been convicted on 11 charges.

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Nathi Nhleko has cautioned against accusing police of working with gangs without the necessary evidence.
Unity needed to end gangsterism in W Cape: Nhleko

Friday 27 May 2016 20:55

Police say violent crime and gangsterism are the main reasons why Nyanga township on the Cape Flats has been identified as the most dangerous place in the country.

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Belgian police detain four on suspicion of belonging to terrorist grou

Wednesday 25 May 2016 20:57

Belgian police searched houses in the city of Antwerp on Wednesday and detained four people on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist group.

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The minister of police says all investigations conducted by the Hawks are not politically motivated.
Nhleko lashes out against criticism at public officials

Tuesday 24 May 2016 19:43

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has lashed out against heavy criticism levelled against public officials including police and other state institutions.

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Three buses were set alight, with nearby residents later scavenging steel from the wreckage.
Chaos in Hammanskraal as two Red Ants killed

Monday 23 May 2016 19:08

It was complete mayhem and the situation remains tense in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria, following violent protests which claimed the lives of two Red Ants employees.

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 Police say no arrests have been made in attacks.
Fighting erupts between Zimbabweans and locals in Pretoria squatter

Sunday 22 May 2016 21:37

Pretoria police have sent reinforcements to a squatter camp, east of the city, after fighting erupted between Zimbabweans and locals.

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Close to 400 police have been deployed at the university.
Stun grenades fired in Fort Hare as interdict obtained

Thursday 19 May 2016 21:25

Police and students have clashed again at Fort Hare University in the Eastern Cape. Earlier on Thursday evening police fired stun grenades at students.

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Open manholes are all too common on Johannesburg roads.
New police unit to deal with infrastructure theft in Jhb

Thursday 19 May 2016 21:13

Vandalism and theft of road infrastructure has cost the city R250 million over the past three years.

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The Hawks controversy involves reports that the unit were going to arrest the Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan about an alleged spy unit in SARS.
Hawks' controversies damaging police image: ISS

Thursday 19 May 2016 18:53

The ISS says that the perception that the Hawks can be politically manipulated is damaging the image of the police.

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Kenya's police fire tear gas at stone-throwing protesters

Monday 16 May 2016 14:43

Police fired tear gas and water cannon at stone-throwing crowds protesting in central Nairobi against an election oversight body that they say is biased and should be scrapped.

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Mandrax worth R10m seized in W Cape

Sunday 15 May 2016 11:15

A search operation conducted by Beaufort West police yielded a massive haul of mandrax tablets worth R10 million in the early hours of Sunday morning, Western Cape police said.

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Police say they hope the operation will reduce crime as it will increase their visibility.
Durban crime prevention drive kicks off

Saturday 14 May 2016 20:55

Durban police were out in full force as part of a crime prevention drive focusing on crime hotspots.

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A heavy police presence flanked the town as community members fought to stop the demolition of their homes.
Police continue to maintain a heavy presence at Grabouw

Thursday 12 May 2016 21:15

Police continue to maintain a heavy presence at Grabouw in the Overberg - following violent service delivery protests since Monday night.

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Police presence remains very high in the area.
Police presence remains high in Vuwani

Thursday 12 May 2016 10:55

Police are continuing to remove barricades on roads which have been set up by protesting residents in and around Vuwani in Limpopo.  

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Congo police fire tear gas at supporters of opposition leader

Wednesday 11 May 2016 17:36

Police in Democratic Republic of Congo fired tear gas on Wednesday at thousands of supporters of Moise Katumbi.

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The protest is in support of the ANCYL’s  #EndRacism campaign which took off at the start of the year.
Stun grenades fired at ANCYL rugby transformation protest

Wednesday 11 May 2016 15:51

Police have fired stun grenades at members of the ANC Youth League protesting outside the South African Rugby Union offices in Cape Town.

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Train crimes in Western Cape still ‘very high’

Wednesday 11 May 2016 15:24

Police in the Western Cape have admitted that rail related crimes are very high.  

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The KwaDukuza police station, which deals mostly with cases of sexual abuse, is said to be crammed in a small mobile structure.
KZN police station allegedly expose abuse victims to secondary trauma

Monday 9 May 2016 16:37

The KwaDukuza Police Station in KwaZulu-Natal has come under fire as victims of abuse, mainly women and children, say they get exposed to secondary trauma when reporting cases of abuse there.

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