News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to attend Winelands Neighbourhood Watch engagement

22 June 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to attend Winelands Neighbourhood Watch engagement Read More

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety

14 June 2018

Malmesbury mosque attack condemned Date: 14 June 2018 Release: Immediate Read More

Minister Plato Launches “Life Counts” Initiative During Youth Month

14 June 2018

On Saturday, 9 June 2018, the Department of Community Safety hosted the Youth Month Launch at Athlone Stadium, Cape Town, as a part of the Department’s youth outreach, empowerment and development efforts. Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Your choices can make your “Life Counts”

12 June 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

MEDIA ALERT:Life Counts: Minister Plato hosts 2000 youths for Youth Month launch

8 June 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Life Counts: Minister Plato hosts 2000 youths for Youth Month launch Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to host more than 2000 youths for Youth Month launch

7 June 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to host more than 2000 youths for Youth Month launch Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Mitchells Plain violence condemned

29 May 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Mitchells Plain violence, destruction and looting condemned Date: 29 May 2018 Release: Immediate Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Philippi East Walking Bus initiative

24 May 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Philippi East Walking Bus initiative   Tomorrow, Friday 25 May 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Philippi East.   Read More

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety

10 May 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Minister Plato comments on Lamoer corruption sentencing Date: 10 May 2018 Release: Immediate Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Khayelitsha Walking Bus initiative

10 May 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Khayelitsha Walking Bus initiative Tomorrow, Friday 11 May 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Makhaza, Khayelitsha. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Somerset West Walking Bus initiative

12 April 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Somerset West Walking Bus initiative Tomorrow, Friday 13 April 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Garden Village, Somerset West. Read More

Statement by MEC Plato - Western Cape Provincial Safety Advisory Committee

11 April 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Western Cape Provincial Safety Advisory Committee meets for the first time   Date: 11 April 2018 Read More

Statement by MEC Plato - R100 000 reward to help put cop killers behind bars

10 April 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety R100 000 reward to help put cop killers behind bars   Date: 10 April 2018 Release: Immediate   Read More

2018/2019 Department of Community Safety Budget Speech

28 March 2018

SPEECH BY THE WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY, DAN PLATODURING A SITTING IN THE WESTERN CAPE PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENTVOTE 4 – COMMUNITY SAFETY – WESTERN CAPE APPROPRIATION BILL   Date: 28 March 2018 Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Community Safety Budget 2018/19

28 March 2018

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety   Community Safety Budget 2018/19 – building on partnerships to help improve safety   Read More

Joint Statement by the Western Cape Government and City of Cape Town- NHW Awards

27 March 2018

Joint Media Release by Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, City of Cape Town Mayoral Committee Member: Safety, Security & Social Services, Alderman JP Smith Read More

The Inaugural Neighbourhood Watch Awards 2017/18

26 March 2018

The first ever Neighbourhood Watch Awards ceremony was held on the evening of 26 March 2018, at the Cape Town Civic Centre, by The City Of Cape Town, in partnership with the Department of Community Safety, in honour and appreciation of Neighbourhood... Read More

Joint Media Release: Neighbourhood Watch Awards

26 March 2018

Joint Media Release by   Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, City of Cape Town Mayoral Committee Member: Safety, Security & Social Services, Alderman JP Smith   Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to accredit 7 new Neighbourhood Watch structures

15 March 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to accredit 7 new Neighbourhood Watch structures Tonight, Thursday 15 March 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially award accreditation to 7 new Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) structures... Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato establishes safety initiatives in Saldanha Bay

13 March 2018

Tonight and tomorrow, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will establish and equip essential safety structures in Saldanha Bay.   Read More