News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Alert: Police Complaints Hotline Temporarily Disrupted

31 May 2012

Due to an urgent electrical upgrade of our telecommunications service, the Department of Community Safety's 24/7 police complaints hotline will be out of order from 20:00 on Friday, 1 June, until 08:00 on Monday, 3 June. Read More

Minister Plato Concerned over Unanswered South African Police Service Telephones

27 May 2012

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

Minister Plato to Meet with Communities about Safety Concerns

26 May 2012

On Sunday, 27 May 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will, following last week's meeting with the community of Elsie's River, have a follow-up meeting to discuss safety concerns.Minister Plato will have a similar meeting... Read More

Minister Plato to Meet with Elsie's River Community about Gangsterism and Drug Abuse

17 May 2012

On Sunday, 20 May 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will meet with members of the Elsie's River community to discuss the way forward in addressing gangsterism and drug abuse in the area. Read More

Western Cape Government Endorses the Reinstatement of Specialised Police Units

16 May 2012

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

Minister Plato to Visit Gugulethu Residents to Discuss Safety Concerns

15 May 2012

On Wednesday, 16 May 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be visiting the Kiki Hostel area in Gugulethu to speak to residents about safety concerns. Read More

Minister Plato to Congratulate Neighbourhood Watch Members at Certificate Handover

13 May 2012

On Monday, 14 May 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, together with the Langebaan Neighbourhood Watch (NHW), will hand over certificates to NHW members who have successfully completed their NHW Training Level 3. Read More

Minister Plato to Meet with Gugulethu Community Regarding Safety Concerns

10 May 2012

On Friday, 11 May 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, together with a number of community structures, will be meeting with the Gugulethu community to discuss crime and safety concerns and ways to improve safety in the area. Read More

One Week Left for Public Comment on the Community Safety Bill

6 May 2012

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