News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Senior SAPS Assure Me that Policing Remains Unaffected by Allegations

29 October 2013

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

Provincial Police Commissioner Must Provide Answers to Allegations

28 October 2013

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

Decrease in SAPS Reservists as Crime Increases

17 October 2013

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety A response by the South African Police Service (SAPS) to a Parliamentary question by Mark Wiley, MPL, shows that the number of reservists used by the SAPS in the Western Cape has... Read More

Condolences to Families of Police Officers Killed on Duty

17 October 2013

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I condemn the latest attack on police officers in the Western Cape. These police officers were killed while in the line of duty. Read More

Free State Receives Specialised Gang Unit, Why Not the Western Cape?

9 October 2013

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety on the absence of a specialised gang unit in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Dan Plato to Launch Community Safety SMS Info Line

2 October 2013

On Thursday, 3 October 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will launch the new Community Safety SMS info line. Read More