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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Visit Youth Holiday Programmes

11 July 2014

On Sunday, 13 July 2014, and Monday, 14 July 2014, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be continuing his visits to the youth holiday programmes under the Youth Safety and Religion Partnership (YSRP) programme. Read More

Swift Action on Cop Killers Welcomed

6 July 2014

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

Three Police Officers Killed in Western Cape

1 July 2014

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

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

Minister Plato to Deliver Mobile Safety Kiosk to Stellenbosch Municipality

29 May 2014

Tomorrow, Friday, 30 May 2014, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will hand over a mobile safety kiosk to the Stellenbosch Municipality. Read More

Sound Mental State of Police Officers Must be Prioritised

29 May 2014

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

New National Minister of Police

28 May 2014

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyFollowing President Zuma’s announcement of his new cabinet, I have written to the new National Minister of Police, Mr Nkosinathi Nhleko to congratulate him on his new appointment. Read More

Minister Plato to Host Open-Air Safety Talks in Stellenbosch

20 May 2014

Today, Tuesday, 20 May 2014, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will host an open-air safety talk in Stellenbosch following a spate of violent hijackings in the area. Read More

Hijackings on the Increase – Do SAPS Have Enough Resources?

15 May 2014

Media statement by Minister of Community Safety Dan Plato. Read More

Elections 2014: Thank You to SAPS for Maintaining Law and Order

9 May 2014

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

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Handover Mobile Safety Trailer in Bo Kaap

2 May 2014

Today, Friday 2 May 2014, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will handover a mobile safety trailer to the City Improvement District (CID) for the community of Bo Kaap. Read More

The Politicisation of the Police can Never be Tolerated

9 April 2014

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

Department of Community Safety to Host an After School Youth Programme

24 March 2014

On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 the Department of Community Safety will host an After School Youth Safety Programme. Read More

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