News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Minister Plato to host youth safety outreach in Imizamo Yethu

31 August 2015

Tomorrow, 1 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host a youth safety outreach on further educational and training opportunities in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay. Read More

Mitchell’s Plain PNP workshop and Women’s Month safety outreach in Pelican Park

28 August 2015

This weekend, Saturday 29 August 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, hosts the PNP safety workshop in Mitchells Plain and Women’s Month safety outreach in Pelican Park. Read More

Public Violence, Destruction and Risk to Life Condemned

25 August 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I strongly condemn the level of public violence, destruction and the risk to life which has gripped different communities in the province over recent days. Read More

Western Cape gun problem: effective central firearms database

23 August 2015

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

Minister Plato to announce effect of Firearm Legislation on Crime

21 August 2015

On Sunday, 23 August 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will brief journalists on the findings of a study conducted by the Western Cape Department of Community Safety on the effects of firearm legislation on crime in the province. Read More

Minister Plato takes Women’s Month outreach to Napier, Eesterivier

21 August 2015

This weekend, Friday 21 August and Saturday 22 August 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will continue the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month outreach events in Napier and Eersterivier respectively. Read More

Ses’khona Sentencing – Suspended Sentence does not Exonerate them from Crimes

19 August 2015

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

Minister Plato takes Women’s Month safety outreach to Hout Bay

17 August 2015

Today, Monday 17 August 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will continue the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month outreach events in Hout Bay. Read More

Witness Protection needs Continued Attention

16 August 2015

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

Witness Protection needs Continued Attention

16 August 2015

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

Witness Protection needs Continued Attention

16 August 2015

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

Hout Bay vigilante killing condemned

14 August 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I condemn in the strongest possible terms the alleged vigilante killing which happened in Hout Bay last night. Read More

Minister Plato attends final day of Khayelitsha cluster PNP workshop

14 August 2015

Tomorrow, Saturday 15 August 2015, Minister Plato, will attend the final day of the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop for the Khayelitsha police cluster. Read More

Minister Plato takes Women’s Month outreach programmes to Darling

14 August 2015

Today, Friday 14 August 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will continue the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month outreach events in Darling. Read More

Minister Plato to launch Women’s Month outreach programmes in George

11 August 2015

Tomorrow, Wednesday 12 August 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month outreach events in George. Read More

Minister Plato condemns shooting of Mitchell’s Plain officer

7 August 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I strongly condemn the shooting of Warrant Officer Herman Prince in Mitchell’s Plain yesterday and I am relieved to learn that he is recovering in hospital. Read More

SAPS phone line Failures and N2 safety: Allegations need Immediate Investigation

3 August 2015

The latest allegations reported in the media that Warrant Officer Petrus Holz tried repeatedly to call the South African Police Service (SAPS) for help in the attack on the N2 that took his life, requires immediate investigation by the SAPS. Read More