News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Western Cape to Get Monthly Crime Stats, Ensuring Better Policing Oversight

21 September 2014

In order to curb the year on year increases in crime in the Western Cape, following the release of the annual crime statistics on Friday 19 September 2014, I have decided to take the necessary pro-active measures to ensure that we see positive... Read More

Crime Stats – Time for Talk is Over, Greater and Immediate Co-operation Required

19 September 2014

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

Minister Plato to Host PNP Public Meeting for Khayelitsha Police Cluster

19 September 2014

Tomorrow, Saturday 20 September 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Khayelitsha, Harare, Gordons Bay, Lingelethu West,... Read More

Crime Stats – Convictions are Key in a Whole-of-Society Approach against Crime

18 September 2014

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

Crime Stats – Delay in Release of Data

17 September 2014

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

Minister Plato to host PNP Public meeting for Delft

16 September 2014

Today, Tuesday 16 September 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Delft, Bellville South, Belhar and Ravensmead. Read More

Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry – The Way Forward

15 September 2014

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

Announcement on Khayelitsha Commission Recommendations Implementation Plan

15 September 2014

Today, Monday, 15 September 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, and the Head of the Department of Community Safety in the Western Cape, Dr Gilbert Lawrence, will announce the Department’s implementation plan for the... Read More

Minister Plato to host Public Meeting for Bishop Lavis, Elsies River and Langa

10 September 2014

Tomorrow, Thursday 11 September 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Bishop Lavis, Elsies River and Langa. Read More

Minister Plato to Host Milnerton Police Cluster PNP Public Meeting

9 September 2014

Tomorrow, Wednesday 10 September 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the Milnerton police cluster. Read More

Minister Plato Condemns Ses’khona’s Public Incitement of Violence

9 September 2014

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

National Commemoration Day – Honour those who Serve

7 September 2014

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyToday is South African Police Services (SAPS) National Commemoration Day in remembrance of those brave officers who died in the line of service over the past year. Read More

Minister Plato to Host Provincial PNP Public Meeting in Vredendal

5 September 2014

Tomorrow, Saturday 6 September 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the Vredendal police cluster. Read More

Fight Against Drugs and Gangs needs Resources and Specialised Units

4 September 2014

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

Public Order Policing Expansions Welcomed but Roll Out required Immediately

3 September 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI welcome the announcements made today by National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, regarding the expansion of Public Order Policing (POP) across the country. Read More