News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

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

Minister Plato Concludes Women’s Month Celebrations in West Coast

28 August 2014

Tomorrow, Friday 29 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will conclude the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month celebratory events in the West Coast. Read More

Khayelitsha Commission: SAPU should follow SAPS and Support the Recommendations

27 August 2014

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

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Host Public Safety Meeting in Bonteheuwel

25 August 2014

On Monday, 25 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host a public meeting regarding the community’s safety concerns in Bonteheuwel. Read More

Minister Plato to Host Public Meetings for Hermanus and Ceres Police Cluster

21 August 2014

On Friday 22 August 2014, and Saturday, 23 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the Hermanus and Ceres police clusters respectively. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato Takes Women’s Month Celebrations to Beaufort West

20 August 2014

Tomorrow, Thursday 21 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month celebratory events to Beaufort West. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato Takes Women’s Month Celebrations to Overberg

19 August 2014

On Tuesday 19 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month celebratory events to the Overberg. Read More

Minister Plato takes Women’s Month Celebrations to Overberg

18 August 2014

Tomorrow, Tuesday 19 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month celebratory events to the Overberg. Read More

Minister Plato takes Provincial PNP Public meeting to Greyton

15 August 2014

Tomorrow, Saturday 16 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the Caledon police cluster in Greyton. Read More

Police Failures on the N2 Will Not Go Unchecked

14 August 2014

Minister Plato address the complaints of South African Police Service officers who are understaffed and under resourced. Read More

Minister Plato Condemns Murder of Another Police Officer

13 August 2014

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI strongly condemn the murder of Warrant Officer NM Johannessen in Worcester, who was killed on duty while trying to apprehend two suspects. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Launch Women’s Month Events in Moorreesburg

7 August 2014

Tomorrow, Friday 8 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month events in Moorreesburg. Read More

Police Commissioner Phiyega’s Proposals of Force Against Gangs Need Clarity

5 August 2014

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

Minister Plato welcomes Safety Interventions and Arrests of N2 Highway Criminals

4 August 2014

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

Minister Plato to Attend Stellenbosch Provincial Policing Needs Public Meeting

4 August 2014

Tomorrow, Tuesday 5 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will attend the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the Stellenbosch police cluster. Read More

Minister Plato to Attend Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities Public Meeting

25 July 2014

Tomorrow, Saturday 26 July 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will kick off the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process with the first meeting in Robertson. Read More

Minister Plato Announces Policing Needs and Priorities Consultation Process

20 July 2014

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI am excited to announce that the 2014/15 Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process will kick off on 26 July 2014 in Worcester. Read More

Announcement of Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities Consultation Process

18 July 2014

Press Briefing - Minister Plato to Announce Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) Consultation process Read More

Minister Plato to Conduct Safety Visits and Mandela Day Walk Against Crime

17 July 2014

Today, Thursday 17 July 2014, and tomorrow, Friday 18 July 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will conduct various safety visits and engagements in Mossel Bay, including a 67 minute walk against crime on Mandela Day. Read More

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