News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato continues Women’s Month campaign in Nyanga

15 August 2018

This afternoon, Wednesday 15 August 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will be hosting the Department of Community Safety’s special Women’s Month safety outreaches in Nyanga. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes Women’s Month campaign to Lavender Hill

13 August 2018

This afternoon, Monday 13 August 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will be hosting the Department of Community Safety’s special Women’s Month safety outreaches in Lavender Hill. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes Women’s Month campaign to Mitchells Plain

8 August 2018

This afternoon, Wednesday 8 August 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will be hosting the Department of Community Safety’s special Women’s Month safety outreaches in Beacon Valley, Mitchells Plain. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Women’s Month campaign in Hanover Park

6 August 2018

This afternoon, Monday 6 August 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will be launching the Department of Community Safety’s special Women’s Month safety outreaches in Hanover Park. Read More

Statement by MEC Plato, Possibility of National Firearms Amnesty period welcomed

25 July 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Possibility of National Firearms Amnesty period welcomed Date: 25 July 2018 Release: Immediate Read More

Statement by MEC Dan Plato - Murder of Knysna councillor condemned

24 July 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Murder of Knysna councillor condemned Date: 24 July 2018 Release: Immediate Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Khayelitsha safety workshop

20 July 2018

Tomorrow, Saturday 21 July 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, and the Department of Community Safety will host a safety workshop in Khayelitsha. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to accredit 44 Neighbourhood Watches in City

18 July 2018

This evening, Wednesday, 18 July 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will award accreditation certificates to 44 newly approved Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) Structures at an official accreditation ceremony in Goodwood. Read More

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety

17 July 2018

Gugulethu walkabout: Gangsterism continues to hold communities captive   Date: 17 July 2018 Release: Immediate   Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to conduct safety oversight walkabout in Gugulethu

16 July 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to conduct youth gangs focused safety oversight walkabout in Gugulethu Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato to attend Phusha Phambili July tournament in Khayelitsha

13 July 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to attend Phusha Phambili July tournament in Khayelitsha Tomorrow, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will attend the weekend long sports and recreational tournament, Phusha Phambili, in Town Two,... Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Kidnappings cannot become profitable in the WC

10 July 2018

Kidnappings cannot become profitable in the Western Cape Date: 10 July 2018 Release: Immediate Read More

Department of Community Safety joins forces with SaferSpaces

9 July 2018

The  Department of Community Safety has partnered with SaferSpaces to strengthen its long-term endeavours to advance community safety and crime p Read More

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato to accredit new Neighbourhood Watch structures

3 July 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to accredit 14 new Neighbourhood Watch structures in Stellenbosch Read More

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety

3 July 2018

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

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato to accredit 14 new Neighbourhood Watch structures

2 July 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to accredit 14 new Neighbourhood Watch structures in Stellenbosch Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Elsies River and Bishop Lavis safety workshop

29 June 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Elsies River and Bishop Lavis safety workshop Read More

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

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 Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety

14 June 2018

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