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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Dangerous Weapons Act Criminalises Carrying Dangerous Objects in Public

8 September 2013

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

R50 000 Reward for Information on Cop Killers

5 August 2013

Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety says he hopes that by offering a reward that someone, somewhere, will come forward and help the police catch the cowardly criminals responsible for the recent murders of police offers. Read More

Call on Community to Support Safety Personnel

31 July 2013

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

Police must Explain Disastrous Police-to-Population Ratios

10 July 2013

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

Attack on the Police is an Attack on the State

27 June 2013

It is with a heavy heart that one has to hear the news about another police officer killed in this province. Any acts of violence against our hard-working police officers who provide a valuable safety service to our public must be condemned in the... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Provide CBD Street Vendors with Safety Information

19 June 2013

Tomorrow, Thursday, 20 June 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will visit the informal traders around the Strand Street and station area to provide them with valuable safety information. Read More

The Police are Failing to Arrest Criminals

17 June 2013

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

Observe Road Rules and Exercise Patience during Bad Weather Conditions

3 June 2013

Media Release by Kenny Africa, Western Cape Government Traffic Chief Department of Community Safety Read More

Spes Bona Shooting Arrest Welcomed

21 May 2013

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Dan Plato thanks law enforcement agencies for their swift response after the shooting of Spes Bona High learner Glenrico Martin. Read More

Minister Plato Encourages Unemployed Nyanga Youth to Study Further

20 May 2013

Today, Monday, 20 May 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be attending a post-matric education information session for the unemployed youth in Nyanga. Read More

Rape Can Never be Tolerated

17 May 2013

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

Report a Cop/Reward a Cop Programme Keeps Growing

14 May 2013

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

Youth at Risk Choose Education Over Gangsterism

28 April 2013

Vulnerable and unemployed youth from crime-affected communities taking part in the Northlink College and Department of Community Safety partnership are eager to learn and improve their lives. Read More

Western Cape Community Safety Bill Passed

27 March 2013

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

Two Western Cape Traffic Officials Arrested for Corruption

25 March 2013

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

Minister Plato to Hand-over Mobile Safety Trailers at Athlone Stadium

17 March 2013

Monday, 18 March 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will hand over mobile safety trailers to six City Improvement Districts (CIDs). Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Hand Over Safety Trailer to Sea Point CID

11 March 2013

On Tuesday, 12 March 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will hand over a mobile safety trailer to the Sea Point City Improvement District (CID) and accompany the CID on a walkabout through the area. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Visit Residents of Kosovo, Nyanga

4 March 2013

Today, Monday, 4 March 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be visiting the Kosovo area in Nyanga to speak to residents about safety concerns. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Host Bredasdorp Youth Safety Summit

4 March 2013

On Tuesday, 5 March 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will host a youth safety summit in Bredasdorp in partnership with the Cape Agulhas municipality and South African Police Service (SAPS).  Read More

Vigilante Violence is not the Answer

27 February 2013

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

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