News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Thirty Eight Drunk Drivers Arrested in 'Safely Home' Operations

31 October 2010

During operations over the weekend two thousand two hundred and eight-seven (2287) motorists were stopped at Provincial Traffic integrated roadblocks. Read More

Peace in Hanover Park

29 October 2010

I have today been informed that the community of Hanover Park, through the Community Policing Forum, has had very successful peace talks with rival gangs in the area. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Fritz to Deliver Keynote Address at Chrysalis Academy Graduation

28 October 2010

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will tomorrow deliver the keynote address at the Chrysalis Academy Graduation Ceremony in Tokai. Read More

Media Alert: Community Safety MEC to Hold Public Meeting in Atlantis

26 October 2010

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will tomorrow hold a public meeting in Atlantis.This meeting is an opportunity for the Minister to engage directly with the community, in an attempt to address their safety and security... Read More

Safely Home Operations Arrest Truck Driver with Twenty Nine Bags of Dagga on Route to Cape Town

16 October 2010

Provincial traffic stopped a truck coming from Eastern Cape Province on route to Cape Town, in the early hours of Sunday (17/10/2010). Read More

Until We Change Driver Behaviour, Road Fatalities will Continue

15 October 2010

In the early hours of this morning, eleven (11) people lost their lives in a head-on collision between two (2) minibus taxis. The tragic accident happened between Laingsburg and Beaufort West when a driver took a reckless decision to overtake in the... Read More

Media Alert: Community Safety MEC Hands Over New Cars to Provincial Traffic Officers

13 October 2010

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz will tomorrow hand over the first batch of Provincial Traffic Law Enforcement vehicles to officers at the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Fritz Takes Danny Cat to School

11 October 2010

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz will tomorrow visit Springdale Primary School in Mitchell's Plain, along with Danny Cat. Read More

Provincial Traffic Screens Over a Thousand Drivers for Alcohol Over Weekend Operations

10 October 2010

During a "Safely Home" operation, Provincial Traffic arrested twenty-two (22) drunk drivers, one (1) drunk pedestrian, four (4) persons for having drugs in their possession, one (1) motorist for having a fraudulent driving licence, one (1) motorist... Read More

Safely Home: No Mercy for Dishonest Drivers

7 October 2010

Today, I was present at a joint road safety operation, between the City of Cape Town and Provincial Traffic Law Enforcement Officers. Read More

Media Alert: Minister to Visit Integrated Operation to Clamp Down on Unsafe Taxis Transporting Learners

6 October 2010

MEC of Community Safety, Albert Fritz and MEC of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, will tomorrow morning visit an integrated operation between the City of Cape Town Traffic and Provincial Traffic, with the aim to rid our roads of unsafe... Read More