SABC News - Police


Police should engage with communities in solving crime: Experts

Sunday 26 March 2017 07:41

Experts have warned that police will not win their fight against crime if they do not engage communities.


Central Congo militia decapitates 40 police officers in ambush

Saturday 25 March 2017 16:20

Militia fighters in central Democratic Republic of Congo decapitated about 40 police officers in an ambush, local officials said on Saturday.


US slams London atttack, offers full support to UK

Thursday 23 March 2017 05:43

The New York Police Department has stepped up security near British missions to the United States.


SAPS warns public about bogus police

Thursday 23 March 2017 05:43

SAPS are investigating after a criminal gang allegedly posing as cops has been linked to several car robberies in Pretoria, Gauteng.


Police drug bust in Northern Cape nets mandrax tablets worth R10mln

Wednesday 22 March 2017 18:34

Four suspects are expected to appear in the Colesberg Magistrate’s Court on Thursday on a charge of alleged drug dealing after they were caught in possession of mandrax worth R10 million


The recent breakthrough has made police believe that more people could be involved in the break-in that occurred at the offices of the Chief Justice.
Chief Justice burglary: Police search for more suspects

Wednesday 22 March 2017 16:14

Police are searching for more suspects in connection with the recent burglary at the offices of the Chief Justice in Midrand, north of Johannesburg.


Suspects in Chief Justice case expected to appear in court

Wednesday 22 March 2017 11:12

Three suspects arrested in connection with the theft of computers from the Chief Justice's offices in Midrand, are expected to appear in the court on Wednesday.


Manenburg residents urge govt to intervene in gang violence

Wednesday 22 March 2017 05:24

The Right2now campaign and the Manenberg Safety Forum have called on government to intervene decisively in gang violence on the Cape Flats.


Phahlane sanctions security assessment at Chief Justice Office

Monday 20 March 2017 11:53

Kgomotso Phahlane has sanctioned a security assessment for purposes of advising on enhancement of security at the Chief Justice Office.


Mafela’s family struggling with his sudden death

Monday 20 March 2017 06:40

The family of iconic South African actor, Joe Mafela, says it's still struggling to come to terms with his sudden death.


Police make breakthrough in E Cape double murder case  

Friday 17 March 2017 20:18

Eastern Cape police have made a breakthrough in the gruesome double murder of a taxi owner and his driver at Jeffrey's Bay last weekend.


Four arrested after shoot-out during new mall opening in Springs

Thursday 16 March 2017 18:23

Four men were arrested on Thursday after a shoot-out between police and armed robbers during the official opening of Springs Mall in Springs.


The arrested suspects are facing charges of f business robbery and possession of unlicensed firearms.
Four suspects arrested after botched robbery in Maraisburg

Monday 13 March 2017 19:49

Police have arrested four suspects following a botched robbery in Maraisburg in Johannesburg.


Baby Siwaphiwe safe as mother remains behind bars

Sunday 12 March 2017 19:53

Baby Siwaphiwe Mbambo may be safe and sound, but in a bizarre twist of events her 34-year-old biological mother and two other suspects are behind bars.


Facebook search traps Italian mobster in Mexico

Saturday 11 March 2017 19:08

A fugitive Italian mobster who had been living in Mexico under a false identity was behind bars Saturday after being tracked down on Facebook, police said.


Tenant found dead after Soweto suicide drama

Friday 10 March 2017 05:37

Police suspect that the hostage taker, who shot and wounded his girlfriend before committing suicide in Soweto could have killed a tenant staying in the same yard.


Zamazamas in Benoni have vowed to continue mining illegally.
Police clamp down illegal mining

Wednesday 8 March 2017 21:20

Police are on a mission to stop illegal mining.


 Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane is leading the two day strategy meeting.
Senior police officials seek new strategies to fight crime

Monday 6 March 2017 17:34

Police top brass have gathered in Mpumalanga to hold discussions around finding innovative ways to fight crime.


Property belonging to foreign nationals was torched recently in Rosettenville.
Police monitoring areas hardest hit by attacks on foreign nationals

Sunday 5 March 2017 17:13

Police say they have prioritised areas that were mostly hard hit by attacks on foreign nationals and their businesses.


F State police launch manhunt for security guard killer

Sunday 5 March 2017 08:51

Free State police have launched an intensive search for a gunman who killed a security guard in an apparent failed robbery at a mall in Heidedal in Bloemfontein.


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