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Scenes of mall robberies have become common in the Western Cape and Gauteng.
Police need to do more to curb mall attacks: ISS

Thursday 3 September 2015 20:17

Police say they are winning the battle against mall robberies.


An implementation plan on the Marikana Commission's recommendations to the Portfolio Committee on Police was presented in Parliament.
Nhleko foresees transformation chance for SAPS

Thursday 3 September 2015 09:46

Police Minister, Nathi Nhleko, says the report by the Farlam Commission could provide an opportunity for transformation within the SA Police Service.


Baltimore judge: Charges against police in Gray case can go forward

Wednesday 2 September 2015 20:17

A judge on Wednesday rejected defense motions to drop charges against six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury in custody


Police Ministry to review SAPS operating model

Wednesday 2 September 2015 12:15

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has told Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Police that they will review the SAPS operating model.


Clearwater robbery leaves one dead

Tuesday 1 September 2015 11:27

One person has been shot dead and at least four others wounded in a shooting at the Clearwater mall, west of Johannesburg.


Netcare 911 says the man is receiving medical attention after being shot during an armed robberry at Menlyn Park shopping centre in Pretoria.
Alleged robber wounded in Menlyn mall shooting

Monday 31 August 2015 14:51

An alleged robber was shot and three others arrested following an armed robbery at Menlyn Park shopping centre in Pretoria early on Monday afternoon.


Big drug bust at OR Tambo International

Saturday 29 August 2015 16:11

Police at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng have seized 143kg of cocaine with a street value of some R50 million, the SA Police Service (SAPS) said on Saturday.


There is growing concern over the killing of police officers in the country.
Community praised for breakthrough in Constable's murder case

Sunday 23 August 2015 12:55

Police have praised the community of Vosloorus and police officers for being instrumental in the arrest of suspects linked to the murder of Constable NJ Buthelezi.  


Police arrest fake home affairs official

Saturday 22 August 2015 11:52

Gauteng police have arrested a 28-year-old man who allegedly pretended to be a Home Affairs official.


 The Marikana report provides the findings of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry which investigated the deaths of 44 people in Marikana.
Parliament to debate Marikana report

Thursday 13 August 2015 05:52

Parliament will on Thursday debate the much-anticipated Marikana report by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.


Pakistan police transferred for negligence in child abuse scandal

Wednesday 12 August 2015 19:48

Three Pakistani police officers have been transferred to other districts accused of negligence amid a deepening scandal over a paedophile ring.


Five arrested in Pretoria for possession of drugs

Wednesday 12 August 2015 19:04

Gauteng police have arrested five people for possession of drugs valued at R100,000.


Police says the girl suffered  head injuries and rape cannot be ruled out at this stage.
13 -year-old murdered in N Cape

Monday 10 August 2015 12:33

A 13-year-old girl has been murdered in De Aar in the Northern Cape.


Police are monitoring the situation at the US Consulate in Istanbul.
US consulate, police station attacked in Istanbul

Monday 10 August 2015 10:29

Two attackers opened fire on the US consulate building in Istanbul on Monday, while 10 people were injured in a car bombing at a police station overnight.


Gunshots heard as Ferguson protests turn violent

Monday 10 August 2015 07:35

Gunfire erupted on Sunday night in Ferguson, Missouri, as a day of peaceful rallies to mark one year since an unarmed black teen was shot and killed by a white police turned violent.


More than 56 officials have been killed in 2015.
Reward offered in Orange Farm police killing

Monday 10 August 2015 06:43

Police are offering a reward to anyone with information which could lead to the arrest of people responsible for the murder of a policeman who was killed last week.


 Vuwani residents are against their inclusion in the newly proposed municipality.
Violent protests continue in Limpopo

Sunday 9 August 2015 08:56

Two vehicles have been set alight and four others damaged by protesting residents at Vuwani outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo.


Local resident Ken Kendricks Jr. puts his hands together in prayer at a makeshift memorial at the site along Canfield Road where unarmed teen Michael Brown was shot dead in Ferguson, Missouri.
Fear, mistrust linger in Ferguson despite reform efforts by police

Sunday 9 August 2015 06:58

Sunday marks the first anniversary of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, by the police in Ferguson, Missouri.


Police officers accused of the murder of Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia.
Judge wants clarity on Macia

Saturday 8 August 2015 07:16

The judge questioned why none of the police officers attended to Macia while he was hooked to the back of a police van.


Parliament's Ad Hoc Committee on Nkandla rejects draft report

Thursday 6 August 2015 21:16

Parliament's Ad Hoc Committee on Nkandla has rejected a draft report by opposition parties.


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