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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

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

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... 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

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

Stop Vigilante killings

7 July 2015

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

Joint oversight visit to pilot Safety Interventions at Parow train station

1 July 2015

Today, 1 July 2015, Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Metrorail Regional Manager, Richard Walker, will conduct an oversight visit to a pilot safety project being implemented at the... Read More

Rail & Commuter Safety pilot project update: Better Together

1 July 2015

Joint Media Release by the Western Cape Government Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato Minister of Transport & Public Works, Donald Grant Metrorail Regional Manager, Richard Walker Read More

Youth holiday programmes: Youth opportunities continue outside of Youth month

25 June 2015

Joint Media Release by the Western Cape Government Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer Read More

Minister Plato to open Vredenburg PNP workshop

25 June 2015

Tomorrow, Friday 26 June 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will attend the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop for the Vredenburg police cluster in Hopefield. Read More

Western Cape Government announces June/July School Holiday Youth Programmes

24 June 2015

With the school holidays approaching, it is important that we, the whole of society, remain vigilant to ensure our youth remain safe during the school holiday period. Read More

Drug abuse, Domestic Violence and Gangsterism requires Combined Interventions

21 June 2015

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

Minister Plato takes Youth Safety Outreach and Opportunities to Bredasdorp

19 June 2015

Today, 19 June 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will engage with the youth, and those working with youth, in Bredasdorp as part of the Safety Outreach... Read More

Minister Plato to attend Provincial PNP workshop in Robertson

19 June 2015

Tomorrow, Saturday 20 June 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will attend the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop for the Worcester police cluster in Robertson. Read More

Bredasdorp – Authorities remain in Service of the Community

17 June 2015

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

New safety plan to be determined

9 June 2015

The first of 16 workshops to be held across the Western Cape to determine the policing needs and priorities (PNP) for 2015-’16 was held at the Mbekweni Thusong Centre in Paarl on Friday, where community members were given the opportunity to raise... Read More

Lwandle vigilante killing Condemned

8 June 2015

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

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