News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Minister Plato: Khayelitsha Mob Justice Unacceptable

21 March 2012

Following the recent incidents of mob justice in Khayelitsha, I will be calling on the police to arrest any individuals identified as inciting violence and being the ringleaders of these vigilante attacks. Read More

Minister Plato to Host West Coast Safety Summit

14 March 2012

On Friday, 16 March 2012, Dan Plato, the Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, together with the West Coast District Municipality, will host a Safety Summit in Picketberg on the West Coast. Read More

Minister Plato to Join Neighbourhood Watch/SAPS Patrol at Noordhoek Beach

13 March 2012

Tomorrow, Thursday, 15 March 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will join a beach patrol at Noordhoek Beach. Read More

Reinstatement of Specialised Gang and Drug Units to be Raised at MINMEC Meeting

12 March 2012

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

Police Officers Failing the Firearms Test Need to Return Weapons Immediately

3 March 2012

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

Minister Plato Requests List of Rent-Defaulting SAPS Offices

1 March 2012

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

Minister Plato to Congratulate Provincial Traffic Services for National Award

1 March 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will congratulate the Western Cape's Provincial Traffic Services for receiving the RTMC Quarterly Award for Most Impactful and Effective Road Safety Initiatives on Friday, 2 March 2012. Read More