SABC News - Police


Riots erupt after U.S. grand jury clears policeman

Tuesday 25 November 2014 15:57

Police fired tear gas and protesters set businesses ablaze in Ferguson, Missouri, in racially charged unrest sparked by a grand jury's decision.


'16 Days campaign must be a continuous engagement'

Tuesday 25 November 2014 11:30

Tuesday marks the beginning of the 16 Days of no Violence against Women and Children Campaign for 2014.


Chatsworth residents seek justice for toddler's murder

Monday 24 November 2014 10:45

A strong police contingent has been deployed outside and inside the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court ahead of the appearance of a 55-year-old grandmother


Missouri town on edge awaiting grand jury decision on police shooting

Sunday 23 November 2014 07:22

An uneasy quiet settled over Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday evening after another day without a decision from a grand jury.


Constable Edgar Mere shot and killed 18-year-old Lionel Meintjies and also wounded two patrons at a tavern in June.
Northern Cape police constable sentenced to 14 years

Friday 21 November 2014 16:55

A 29-year-old police constable from Warrenvale near Warrenton in the Northern Cape has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment for murder and attempted murder.


Police are looking for suspects after the shooting incident at the Boksburg taxi rank.
Boksburg school concerned about learners’ safety

Friday 21 November 2014 14:13

The management of the Windmill Park Secondary School in Boksburg has expressed great concern over the safety of its learners after five people were shot dead on Thursday at a nearby taxi rank.


Hong Kong protesters break into government building

Wednesday 19 November 2014 15:33

A small group of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters broke into the city's legislature via a side door early on Wednesday.


All 82 stations in the province will increase police capacity.
N West police talk tough against crime

Wednesday 19 November 2014 06:30

Law enforcement officials in the North West will take strong action against those who contravene the law ahead of the festive season.


Missouri governor declares state of emergency

Tuesday 18 November 2014 14:24

Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency on Monday and authorised the state's National Guard to support police in case of violence.


The motive is unknown and the circumstances are being investigated.
Four people killed on the Cape Flats

Monday 17 November 2014 09:28

Police says they are investigating five shootings, in which four people died, on the Cape Flats this weekend.


Marikana miners accused of treason

Thursday 13 November 2014 20:30

Police lawyers have argued that striking Marikana miners, committed what was tantamount to treason in 2012, when they attacked SAPS members, representing state authority.


Violence erupted and police fired rubber bullets to disperse the crowds.
Tshwane Metro seeks interdict against "land grabs"

Thursday 13 November 2014 10:30

The Tshwane metro police is making an urgent application in the High Court in Pretoria to block the occupation of municipal land in Nellmapius, east of Pretoria.


Rubber bullets fired at Pretoria 'Land grab'

Wednesday 12 November 2014 15:02

Tshwane metro police fired rubber bullets at Nellmapius, Pretoria, residents attempting a "land grab" on Wednesday.


The police officers have since been dismissed from the SA Police Service.
Sentences for corrupt police officers welcomed

Wednesday 12 November 2014 11:24

The North West police commissioner on Wednesday welcomed the sentences handed to three police officers for theft and defeating the ends of justice.


Police suspect that the chemicals found are used to manufacture drugs.
Suspected drug lab uncovered in Durban

Wednesday 12 November 2014 11:20

The police have uncovered a suspected drug laboratory that seems to be linked to a crime syndicate in which the owners of a popular Durban night club are being implicated.


 Bahamas Faith Ministries Leader Pastor Myles Munroe died in a crash on Sunday.
Plane crash kills 9, including church leader, on Grand Bahama

Monday 10 November 2014 06:20

A private jet struck a construction crane on approach to Grand Bahama International Airport on Sunday and crashed,


Six rhino poachers arrested in Limpopo

Sunday 9 November 2014 12:22

Six suspected rhino poachers were arrested in Limpopo over the weekend, police said on Sunday.


Illegal traditional surgeon arrested

Sunday 9 November 2014 09:28

Eastern Cape police have arrested a 28-year-old illegal traditional surgeon at Nomvalo village in Lusikisiki for allegedly running an illegal initiation school.


Suspects in Andile Lili shooting still at large

Friday 7 November 2014 09:00

Western Cape Police are still searching for suspects following an attack earlier this week on the leader of the Ses'Khona social movement, Andile Lili.


N West government prepares for festive season

Thursday 6 November 2014 05:31

In preparation for the festive season, police in the North West say they will ensure the safety of all road users.  


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