News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Steps to Ensure the Safety of the Youth during the June/July School Holiday

26 June 2014

Joint Media release by the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato and Minister of Education, Debbie Schafer Read More

Minister Plato to Conduct Community Walkabout in Kalksteenfontein

25 June 2014

On Thursday, 26 June 2014, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be visiting Kalksteenfontein to speak to residents about their safety concerns.  Read More

Whole of Society Responsible for our Collective Safety

24 June 2014

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

Minister Plato to Conduct Safety Walkabout in Mitchell’s Plain Town Centre

23 June 2014

Today, 23 June 2014, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, together with local councillors will conduct a walkabout in the Mitchell’s Plain Town Centre, engaging with traders to address their safety concerns. Read More

Police Recruitment Strategy Welcomed, Convicted Officers Still a Concern

18 June 2014

Minister Plato comments on the new recruitment strategy of the South African Police Services (SAPS). Read More

Withdrawal of Charges in Little Elihle Hlanjwa Case Concerning

12 June 2014

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

Bishop Lavis Shooting Incident – SASSA must Increase Security

1 June 2014

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