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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Tazne van Wyk: Court Watching Brief Unit activated

20 February 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, notes with a heavy heart that the body of Tazne van Wyk (8) was found last night in a storm water pipe outside Worcester. This follows numerous searches, patrols and an extensive investigation into her... Read More

Report location of Tazne van Wyk for R10 000 reward

19 February 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has welcomed the arrest of Moehydien Pangaker on Monday evening at Cradock station, Eastern Cape. Minister Fritz has reiterated that a R10 000 reward will be made to anyone with information on Tazne’s... Read More

R10 000 reward for location of Tazne van Wyk and suspect

13 February 2020

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, visited both the SAPS Ravensmead station’s operation center and Carmen van Wyk, the mother of Tazne van Wyk (8). Tazne was reported missing on Friday, 7 February 2020. Read More

All efforts mobilised to find Tazne van Wyk

11 February 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, calls on communities to actively play their part in the search for missing Tazne van Wyk (8) from Ravensmead. Read More

Community Policing Forum AGMs to get the green light

7 February 2020

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, met with the Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata, and the Chair of CPF Board, Francina Lucas, to discuss the continuation of the Community Policing Forum (C Read More

Establishing of an Anti-Dog Fighting Task-Team

6 February 2020

Minister Fritz Works with Animal Welfare Organisations to Establish Anti-Dogfighting task team Read More

Steps needed to comply with DNA Act

4 February 2020

STEPS NEEDED TO COMPLY WITH DNA ACT Read More

First 500 Law Enforcement Officers appointed for WC Safety Plan

2 February 2020

On Friday, the Western Cape Government and the City of Cape Town took the first crucial steps in implementing the Western Cape Safety Plan as the first 500 Learner Law Enforcement Officers (LLEOs) signed their employment contracts with the City of... Read More

WCG engages with Bavarian Police Officials on Safety Best Practice

30 January 2020

Western Cape Government engages with Bavarian Police Officials on Safety Best Practice Read More

Residents urged to comment on train arson by 31 January

28 January 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, reminds residents to make their submissions on the investigation into SAPS’ inability to bring anyone to book over the destruction to railway infrastructure in the province by 31 January 2020. Read More

Legislative amendments needed to address alcohol harms

23 January 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 23 January 2020 Release: immediately Read More

Minister Fritz extends support to Tygerdal safety stakeholders

22 January 2020

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, met with the safety stakeholders of Tygerdal and the broader community to discuss and resolve issues faced. Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with Tygerdal safety stakeholders

20 January 2020

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will meet with the safety stakeholders of Tygerdal and the broader community to discuss and resolve issues faced. Safety Stakeholders will include various Neighbourhood Watch Structures,... Read More

Western Cape Government condemns burning of train coaches in Retreat

16 January 2020

The Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela and the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemn in the strongest terms the burning of a motor coach last night at Retreat station. Read More

SAPS fails to comply with Domestic Violence Act

13 January 2020

The Department of Community Safety (DoCS) has concluded the Census Project, monitoring the level of compliance of 150 police stations in the province with the Domestic Violence Act (DVA) 116 of 1998 and the SAPS National Instruction 7/1999. Read More

Residents Urged to Submit Comment on Train Arson

10 January 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz has called on the public to submit comments that will aid the Western Cape Police Ombudsman (WCPO), Mr J.J Brand, in completing a Read More

Minister Fritz celebrates Chrysalis’ 20th anniversary

8 January 2020

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, unveiled a banner marking the beginning of Chrysalis Academy’s 20th anniversary. Read More

Minister Fritz to mark chrysalis’ 20th anniversary

7 January 2020

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will unveil a banner marking the beginning of Chrysalis Academy’s 20th anniversary. Minister Fritz will be joined by Chrysalis CEO, Dr Lucille Meyer, and Chrysalis founder, Mark Wiley. Read More

Western Cape welcomes provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Matakata

6 January 2020

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde and Minister for Community Safety, Albert Fritz met with the new provincial police commissioner Yolisa Matakata today, handing over a copy of the Western Cape Safety Plan and committing to building a supportive and... Read More

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