News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

31 July 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyUnder the banner of the Safely Home campaign, 2 794 vehicles were stopped at alcohol blitz roadblocks this weekend, with 1 009 drivers screened for driving under the influence of alcohol. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Visit Woodstock Police Station

27 July 2011

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will tomorrow visit the Woodstock police station in line with his oversight role to promote community police relations and civilian oversight. Read More

Another Unroadworthy SA Roadlink Bus Impounded

27 July 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyProvincial traffic officials acted swiftly yesterday to remove another unroadworthy SA Roadlink bus, travelling on the N1 near Beaufort West, from the road. Read More

Minister Plato to Visit Hanover Park Hot Spots Tomorrow

26 July 2011

On Thursday, 28 July 2011, Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety in the Western Cape, will visit the community of Hanover Park and the media is invited to join him. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Conduct Oversight Visits in the Fight against Drug-Related Crimes and Gangsterism

25 July 2011

In line with his oversight role, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will this week conduct oversight visits at SAPS stations and in communities to address issues like drugs and gangsterism plaguing communities and to promote... Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

24 July 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Community Safety, Dan PlatoThis weekend saw 1 101 drivers screened at Safely Home alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province for driving under the influence of alcohol, resulting in no less than 39 arrests. Read More

Walking Bus Initiative to Boost Learner Safety

24 July 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

3 July 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More