News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

28 August 2011

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

Table Mountain Forum to Host Second Safe Mountain Day on Sunday

25 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyA united stand through strong partnerships is the only way to make our mountain safer for all to enjoy. Read More

Minister Plato Lauds Police for Swift Response to Mugging on Table Mountain Chain

21 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyI commend the police for their rapid response time following this weekend's mugging on the Table Mountain Chain and I am pleased that an immediate alert was communicated to the public... Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

21 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyIntegrated operations by Provincial Traffic, Municipal Traffic and SAPS saw 3 738 vehicles stopped at roadblocks this weekend, with 1 055 drivers screened for driving under the influence of... Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

14 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyThe past weekend's alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 959 vehicles stopped as part of the Provincial Government's Safely Home Campaign. Read More

Swift Action by Provincial Traffic Officer Leads to Arrest of Alleged Copper Thieves

10 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyProvincial traffic officer Bronzin Julies's swift action on Monday led to the arrest of two men on the N2 outside Grabouw found to have been in possession of stolen copper cables to the value... Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

7 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyThe Provincial Government's Safely Home campaign continued with 3 559 vehicles having passed through various alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province during the course of the weekend. Read More