News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Be Safe on Our Roads This Long Weekend

25 April 2012

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyAs the long weekend approaches I would like to urge all motorists in the Western Cape to please obey the rules of the road and ensure that they get to their destinations safely. Read More

Death in Police Custody: Full Report on Safety Measures Requested

24 April 2012

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

Failure to Investigate Cases: How is the Western Cape Affected?

23 April 2012

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

Chrysalis Pilot Drug Testing Project Sees a Huge Decrease in Substance Abuse

14 April 2012

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

Chrysalis Pilot Drug Testing Project Sees a Huge Decrease in Substance Abuse

14 April 2012

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

Minister Plato to Kickstart the 2012 Easter Traffic Operations

3 April 2012

On Wednesday, 4 April 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be initiating the Western Cape Easter Traffic Law Enforcement and Road Safety Operations by handing over the keys to the Traffic Law Enforcement Patrol Vehicles. Read More

Minister Plato Addresses the Implementation of the New Liquor Laws

1 April 2012

Following the promulgation of the Western Cape's new liquor laws, I will be speaking to Western Cape Police Commissioner, General Arno Lamoer, about SAPS' plans to implement the act and clamp down on the illegal sale and distribution of alcohol in... Read More

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

Minister Plato Requests Information on Corrupt Cops

29 February 2012

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

Community Safety Bill: Making the Western Cape Safer

18 February 2012

The Western Cape Government (WCG) has this week published pioneering draft oversight legislation for public comment. Read More

Minister Plato: Time to Bring Back Specialised Drug and Gang Units

9 February 2012

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

Minister Plato Expresses Concern over Khayelitsha Youth Gang Activity

23 January 2012

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

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

22 January 2012

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

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