SABC News - Police


The Marikana Commission of Inquiry is set up to investigate the deaths of 44 people who died in 2012.
Marikana evidence leaders conduct an inspection in loco

Tuesday 30 September 2014 19:44

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry finally had its inspection in loco at the scene where 34 miners were shot and killed by police in 2012


Hundreds of Economic Freedom Fighters supporters have gathered a few metres from the court to support their leader.
Security tight ahead of Malema’s court appearance

Tuesday 30 September 2014 10:29

Limpopo police are patrolling the streets around the Polokwane High Court, where Julius Malema is expected to appear on Tuesday.


Zuma must consider firing Phiyega: DA

Monday 29 September 2014 08:05

The Democratic Alliance on Sunday said it was time for President Jacob Zuma to consider "discharging" national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.


Northen Cape crash death toll rises to 15

Monday 29 September 2014 06:13

Two more people have died after a collision between a bakkie and a minibus taxi in Hartswater in the Northern Cape, bringing the death toll to 15.


Ehlanzeni elective conference ‘hunky-dory’: Magandzi

Sunday 28 September 2014 09:44

A number of ANC members who attended the Ehlanzeni region's elective conference allege that they were barred from participating at the conference.


Officer shot in area around troubled US city of Ferguson

Sunday 28 September 2014 07:16

A police officer from the strife-hit Missouri city of Ferguson was shot on Saturday and the suspect was still at large, law enforcement officials said.


Suspect killed in shoot-out with police

Saturday 27 September 2014 11:13

A suspect has been killed and a police officer wounded during a shoot-out between the police and three suspects at the Marble Hall police station in Limpopo.


Police say several taxis, houses and shops have been burned.
Taxi violence erupts in Limpopo

Thursday 25 September 2014 09:00

Violence has erupted between rival taxi associations in Marapong Township in Lephalale in Limpopo on Thursday morning.


Suspected French jihadis surrender to police after security failures

Wednesday 24 September 2014 15:09

Three men suspected of joining Islamist militants in Syria gave themselves in to French authorities on Wednesday after a day of high confusion which exposed security shortcomings in France.


Kirkwood residents took to the streets on Tuesday also demanding service delivery.
E Cape residents protest over alleged municipal irregular expenditure

Tuesday 23 September 2014 20:25

The small Eastern Cape town of Kirkwood was the scene of violent protests on Tuesday.


Crime is a social problem: Nhleko

Monday 22 September 2014 10:03

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says crime is a social problem that needs all of South Africa to work together.


Fugitive appears in court

Monday 22 September 2014 08:55

One of 16 illegal immigrants who escaped from the Rustenburg police station in the North West and his wife, are expected to appear in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court in North West.


Business helps fight crime

Monday 22 September 2014 08:19

The group manager at Edcon says the company has come up with strategies to help police fight crime.


Bomb kills two policemen near Egypt's foreign ministry

Sunday 21 September 2014 12:26

A bomb blast near Egypt's foreign ministry killed two police officers and wounded several others on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said, in the most serious attack in Cairo in almost three months.


Kaizer Chiefs play Orlando Pirates in the MTN8 final.
Police arrest suspect with fake MTN8 Final tickets

Saturday 20 September 2014 15:17

The South African Police Service has arrested a suspect who was caught trying to sell 2014/15 MTN8 final counterfeit tickets.


 The Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko and National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega are expected to release the crime statistics on Friday.
Crime statistics to be released on Friday

Thursday 18 September 2014 20:40

Police Minister, Nkosinathi Nhleko, is expected to release crime statistics for the year 2013 to March 2014 on Friday morning.


Police say they were on high alert after the spate of mall robberies in Gauteng.
Police foil bank robbery at Krugersdorp Mall

Thursday 18 September 2014 19:35

A bank robbery was foiled on Thursday afternoon in Klerksdorp in the North West.


The second group promotion this year sees over 7000 SAPS members being promoted.
Over 7000 SAPS members promoted

Thursday 18 September 2014 17:45

More than 7000 South African Police Service members have been promoted. This is the second group promotion implemented this year.


Police say serious steps will be taken if it can be found that there was negligence on the part of some officers.
16 illegal immigrants escape custody

Thursday 18 September 2014 05:26

Sixteen undocumented immigrants have escaped from the Rustenburg police station where they were being held, North West police said on Wednesday.


The residents have been protesting for better service delivery.
Fire station set alight in Grabouw

Wednesday 17 September 2014 09:45

A building in Grabouw has been set alight. Police spokesperson Thembinkosi Kinana says the fire station was set alight early on Wednesday morning.


Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site,