News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Car Accident Injuring Deputy Minister will be Thoroughly Investigated

31 October 2009

The Minister for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, is deeply shocked with the tragic accident in which the National Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, Mrs. Zou Kota-Fredericks and her driver were seriously injured in a head-on collision on... Read More

Operation Vala Closes the Roads for 40 Drunk Drivers

29 October 2009

Thirty seven (37) drivers were arrested during an Operation *Vala roadblock held on the N2 (next to the Cape Town International) by Police and Provincial Traffic on Friday night. Only four drunk drivers were arrested at the other nine similar road... Read More

Police will Hunt Twelve Murderers of Baby Onele Down

29 October 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, slammed the coldhearted attack by twelve unidentified men on the household of Mfuleni businessman, Mr. Siya Dyofile, fatally wounding his six month-old child, Onele. Read More

Extracts from MEC Max's Diary for 26-29 October 2009

25 October 2009

(*this clips does not include the MEC's other Ministerial commitments for this week) Tuesday, 27 October 2009 1. Community Policing Forums in the Metro (last leg of CPF Road Show) Read More

Murderers of Innocent Children will be Hunted, Caught and Brought to Justice

24 October 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, has expressed his appreciation that the alleged murderer and rapist of a seven (7) year old girl from Sir Lowrys Pass have been arrested on Sunday morning by the police. Read More

Zero Tolerance towards Drunk Drivers

24 October 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, has expressed his appreciation that 29 drivers were removed from the Province's roads during a roadblock held on the N2 (next to the Cape Town International) by Police and Provincial Traffic on Friday... Read More

Media Alert: MEC Max Speaks at Wreath Laying Ceremony for Officers who Died in the Line of Duty

21 October 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max will deliver the keynote address during a combined ceremony to commemorate officers who died in the line of duty as well as members of the public who died in crime incidents and road accidents. Read More

Media Alert: Programme of MEC Max for 14-15 October 2009

12 October 2009

1. National Minister of Police, Mr. Nathi Mthetwa and MEC Max visit family of slain street committee member, Mr. Mervyn Jacobs Venue: 41 Hugenote Street, TafelsigDate: Wednesday, 14 October 2009Time: 08:30 Read More

MEC Max Condemns Shooting of Another Mitchells Plain Street Committee Member

11 October 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, has condemned the killing of another Mitchells Plain street committee member, Mr. Mervyn Jacobs in the early hours of Saturday morning. He also expressed his condolences to the family of Jacobs. Read More

Stepped Up Law Enforcement a Permanent Feature on Provincial Roads

5 October 2009

The public must get used to increased visibility of and engagement by traffic officers on all provincial roads. Increased law enforcement, that includes, roadblocks and vehicle check points, will become a permanent feature on provincial roads, said... Read More

MEC Condems Police Brutality after Man Dies in Cells

4 October 2009

The Minister for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, condemned the alleged brutality by eight Khayelitsha based police officials after a detainee died in police custody. Read More

MEC Lennit Max: Zero Tolerance Approach to Traffic Violators

4 October 2009

The public must get used to increased visibility of and engagement by traffic officers on all provincial roads. Increased law enforcement, that includes, roadblocks and vehicle check points, will become a permanent feature on provincial roads, said... Read More