News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Media Alert: MEC to Release Safely Home Back-to-Basics Results

31 May 2010

Tomorrow, (Wednesday 2 June, 2010) Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will release the results of the Safely Home Back-to-Basics focus on cellular phone and seatbelt offences by provincial and city authorities since the launch of the... Read More

Safely Home Weekend Blitz: Sixty four (64) Drunk Drivers Arrested

29 May 2010

The Integrated Safely Home traffic blitz on provincial roads saw sixty four (64) people arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, pushing the total number of those arrested for the offence to one hundred and ninety three (193) at the end... Read More

Unroadworthy Buses Entering Western Cape: MEC writes to Northern Cape Counterpart

26 May 2010

Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max today wrote to the Northern Cape MEC for Transport, Safety and Liaison, Patrick Mabilo, to address the seemingly slack law enforcement by that province's traffic officials which directly impacts on road... Read More

MEC to Present President's Award for Youth Empowerment

26 May 2010

Tonight (Thursday 27 May 2010) Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will present eighty (80) young people from eleven (11) community youth groups and residential youth care facilities across the Western Cape with the President's Award for Youth... Read More

Media Alert: MEC Max to Addess 10111 Call Centre in Pinelands

24 May 2010

Tomorrow (Wednesday, 26 May 2010) Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will visit the 10111 call centre in Pinelands to assess the centre's current capacity and readiness to handle the expected influx of emergency and crime reporting calls... Read More

MEC to Address Steenberg/Lavender Hill Community on Crime in the Area

11 May 2010

Tonight (Wednesday, 12 May 2010), Western Cape Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will address the community and South African Police Service (SAPS) of Steenberg/Lavender Hill on crime in the area (focus on gang and drug-related crime) and the progress of... Read More

Fifty Six (56) People Arrested for Drunk Driving over the Weekend

9 May 2010

Over the past weekend fifty six (56) people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on Provincial roads. The focus is to clamp down on drunk drivers. Read More

Woodstock Residents will be Consulted on Police Station Relocation

5 May 2010

The relocation of the Woodstock police station will only happen after proper consultation with all roleplayers, including the community, has taken place. Read More