News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Community march for Safety in Kraaifontein, Tafelsig and Beacon Valley

28 November 2014

This weekend, Friday and Saturday 28 – 29 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the respective communities will take a public stand against violence and abuse. Read More

Minister Plato to host Garden Route PNP Public Meetings

26 November 2014

Today and tomorrow, 26 - 27 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation processes for the various police clusters in and around Mossel Bay and Knysna. Read More

Minister Plato to host Garden Route PNP Public Meetings

26 November 2014

Today and tomorrow, 26 - 27 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation processes for the various police clusters in and around Mossel Bay and Knysna. Read More

Minister Plato to host Garden Route PNP Public Meetings

26 November 2014

Today and tomorrow, 26 - 27 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation processes for the various police clusters in and around Mossel Bay and Knysna. Read More

Western Cape Government and SAPS Take a Stand During 16 Days of Activism

20 November 2014

Joint Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, and Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Minister Plato Condemns Delft Mob Violence Incident

19 November 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI condemn in the strongest possible manner the mob violence incident in which a suspected thief was allegedly stoned, beaten and brutally attacked with whips and pliers in Delft last... Read More

Breaking down ‘culture’ of Gangs and Drugs requires Whole-of-Society

13 November 2014

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyThe Western Cape has a serious gang and drug problem. Read More

DoCS, SAPS and IEC sign CPF Election Partnership

12 November 2014

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

IEC to partner with DoCS and SAPS to Professionalise CPF Elections

12 November 2014

Today, 12 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, the Independent Electoral Commission’s (IEC’s) Western Cape Provincial Electoral Officer, Reverend Courtney Sampson, and the South African Police Service (SAPS) will sign... Read More

IEC to partner with DoCS and SAPS to Professionalise CPF Elections

11 November 2014

Tomorrow, 12 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, the Independent Electoral Commission’s (IEC’s) Western Cape Provincial Electoral Officer, Reverend Courtney Sampson, and the South African Police Service (SAPS) will... Read More

Minister Plato continues Safety Oversight visits to Shopping Malls

11 November 2014

Today, 11 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will continue safety oversight visits to various shopping malls and centres in and around Cape Town. Read More

Minister Plato to host Claremont PNP Public Meeting

11 November 2014

Today, 11 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Claremont, Mowbray and Rondebosch. Read More

Minister Plato kicks off Safety Oversight visits to Shopping Malls

10 November 2014

This week, 11-14 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will be kicking off safety oversight visits to various shopping malls and centres in and around Cape Town. Read More

SAPS WC Annual Report – Lessons to be Learned can Improve Safety Service Deliver

9 November 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI commend the Western Cape South African Police Service (SAPS) management on an honest and transparent reflection of the state of crime and the police as captured in their latest... Read More

Minister Plato to attend weekend Anti-Crime Events

7 November 2014

Throughout this weekend, 7 – 8 November 2014, as well as Monday morning, 10 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will attend various anti-crime initiatives hosted by communities in the province to build effective... Read More

Crackdown on Corrupt Cops Welcomed

7 November 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI welcome the arrests of 10 South African Police Service (SAPS) Officers for alleged corruption, through the work of the provincial Anti-Corruption Unit within the SAPS. Read More

Clean Governance Strengthen Community Safety Service Delivery

5 November 2014

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

Minister Plato to host PNP public meeting in Grassy Park

3 November 2014

Tomorrow, 4 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Wynberg, Grassy Park, Kirstenhof, Steenberg and Diep River, in... Read More