News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Department of Community Safety to Host an After School Youth Programme

24 March 2014

On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 the Department of Community Safety will host an After School Youth Safety Programme. Read More

2014/2015 Budget Speech – Community Safety

20 March 2014

On Monday, 24 March 2014, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will deliver the 2014/15 Budget Vote speech for the Department of Community Safety. Read More

Minister Plato to Conduct Community Walkabouts in Mitchells Plain

10 March 2014

On Wednesday, 12 March 2014, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be visiting Tafelsig and Beacon Valley in Mitchells Plain to speak to residents about safety concerns, following the high number of gang-related shootings over... Read More

Police Brutality Must Never Be Tolerated

7 March 2014

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety After watching a video of severe police brutality that was sent to me this morning and which has gone viral on social media, I immediately contacted the South African Police... Read More

Update: Police Brutality Investigated

7 March 2014

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