News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Arrest of Andile Lili welcomed

30 July 2015

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

Andili Lili must be Disciplined after calls for Anarchy

29 July 2015

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

N2 attack – Stronger enforcement of the law is needed

28 July 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I strongly condemn the murder on the N2 of a South African Police Service (SAPS) officer this morning. Read More

Tygerberg Safety Kiosk – improving safety to enable effective health service del

27 July 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Today’s handover of a Safety Kiosk to the Tygerberg Hospital precinct will assist in the hospital’s ability to provide a safer environment for more efficient health service delivery. Read More

Minister Plato to hand over Safety Kiosk to Tygerberg Hospital

27 July 2015

Today, Monday 27 July 2015, Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially hand over a Safety Kiosk to the Tygerberg Hospital in an effort to assist with both the Department of Health and the Department of Community Safety’s ongoing safety... Read More

Minister Plato to hand over Safety Kiosk to Tygerberg Hospital

26 July 2015

On Monday, 27 July 2015, Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially hand over a Safety Kiosk to the Tygerberg Hospital in an effort to assist with both the Department of Health and the Department of Community Safety’s ongoing safety... Read More

Minister Plato to conduct solidarity walkabouts with NHW in Atlantis and Parow

24 July 2015

This weekend Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will continue his solidarity walkabouts with various Neighbourhood Watches (NHWs) as they patrol their respective communities. Read More

Stabilisation Unit Launch – Vision into action

24 July 2015

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

SAPS intelligence office burglaries demands immediate attention

23 July 2015

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

SAPS re-enlistment – Western Cape vacancies to be prioritised

20 July 2015

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

Beaufort West draft safety plan to tackle crime, gangs and drugs holistically

20 July 2015

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

Minister Plato to host Beaufort West cluster PNP consultation workshop

17 July 2015

Today, Friday 17 July 2015, Minister Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop for the Beaufort West police cluster in Rustdene. Read More

Minister Plato to host Beaufort West cluster PNP consultation workshop

16 July 2015

Tomorrow, Friday 17 July 2015, Minister Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop for the Beaufort West police cluster in Rustdene. Read More

SAPS service Delivery Bungles cause for serious concern

16 July 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I welcome the internal investigation launched by the South African Police Service (SAPS) into the alleged unprofessional behaviour of police officers in the handling of the Sanet de... Read More

Minister Plato to host youth safety outreach in Sir Lowry’s Pass Village

16 July 2015

Today, 16 July 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host a safety march as well as education and work opportunities outreach in Sir Lowry’s Pass Village, Somerset West. Read More

Minister Plato to visit Manenberg Youth Holiday Programmes

15 July 2015

Today, 15 July 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will conduct an oversight visit to youth holiday programmes in Manenberg, funded by the Department of Community Safety. Read More

Minister Plato to handover Safety Kiosk in Bellville

14 July 2015

Today, 14 July 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially hand over a Safety Kiosk to the Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID) to further assist in safety operations in the Bellville/Parow areas in... Read More

Cell phones in prison undermine hard work by SAPS and Judicial System

14 July 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I welcome the confiscation of apparently up to 100 electronic devices, almost half of which are cell phones, at the Pollsmoor Prison over the weekend. Read More

Hout Bay murder – SAPS’ swift response welcomed

13 July 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I welcome the swift action by the South African Police Service (SAPS) that led to the arrest of three suspects in connection with the Murder of Nchikala Ngoy in Hout Bay last week. Read More

Two murders in two different communities – we are all called to action

9 July 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety In the past 24 hours, two different communities have been rocked by murders that call for serious introspection and immediate action. Read More