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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

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

Mall Robberies: Police’s Call on Public’s Assistance Proves Fruitful

29 October 2014

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

Minister Plato to host Mitchell’s Plain PNP public meeting

27 October 2014

Tomorrow, 28 October 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Mitchell’s Plain and Strandfontein. Read More

Minister Plato Welcomes Minister Nhleko’s Reference Group to Improve SAPS

27 October 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI welcome the establishment of a reference group by National Police Minister Nathi Nhleko to investigate and report on the efficiency of the South African Police Service (SAPS)... Read More

Minister Plato Congratulates New members to Chrysalis Academy Board of Trustees

26 October 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI am happy to announce the appointment of three new trustees for the Chrysalis Academy, to serve on the board for the next two years. Read More

Mall robberies: SAPS’ Release of Identikits Commendable, Public must now Act

23 October 2014

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

Mall Robberies: Shoppers’ Safety Cannot Depend on "Business as Usual" Approach

21 October 2014

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

Media Alert: Community Safety Public Meeting for Towns in the Kuils River Area

20 October 2014

Minister Plato to host Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Kuils River, Mfuleni and Kleinvlei. Read More

Wanted: SAPS to Release Identikits of Murder and Robbery Suspects

19 October 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyThe South African Police Service (SAPS) needs to call on the public’s help in order to bring a stop to the killing of security and law enforcement personnel in the province. Read More

Shop and Mall Robberies Requires Urgent SAPS Crime Intelligence Attention

17 October 2014

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

Police’s Gang Strategy not Stopping Scourge of Gang and Drug related Crimes

16 October 2014

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

Police’s Gang Strategy not Stopping Scourge of Gang and Drug-related Crimes

16 October 2014

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Minister Plato Saddened and Angered as Yet Another Officer Slain

16 October 2014

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