News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Statement by MEC Dan Plato: Make safety a priority this festive season

21 December 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety   Make safety a priority this festive season   Date: 21 December 2017 Release: Immediate Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato visits youth holiday programmes on the Cape Flats

18 December 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to visit youth holiday programmes in Bishop Lavis and Gugulethu Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato takes 16 Days of Activism to Langa and Bonteheuwel

8 December 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Langa and Bonteheuwel   Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Delft

7 December 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign - “SPEAK OUT – BE THE VOICE OF COURAGE” to Delft   Read More

Joint media statement by the Western Cape Government

6 December 2017

Joint media statement by the Western Cape Government   Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato; and Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo   Date: 6 December 2017 Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Hanover Park

6 December 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign - “SPEAK OUT – BE THE VOICE OF COURAGE” to Hanover Park   Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Hangberg

5 December 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign - “SPEAK OUT – BE THE VOICE OF COURAGE” to Hangberg   Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Ocean View

4 December 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign - “SPEAK OUT – BE THE VOICE OF COURAGE” to Ocean View   Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - 16 Days of Activism

27 November 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety   ‘Speak Out – be the voice of courage’ this #16DaysofActivism   Date: 25 November 2017 Read More

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Kraaifontein

27 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign - “SPEAK OUT – BE THE VOICE OF COURAGE” to Scottsvillle, Kraaifontein Read More

Minister Plato launches 16 Days of Activism Campaign in Marikana

25 November 2017

The Provincial Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, in partnership with various stakeholders, launched the annual 16 Days of Activism campaign in Marikana on Saturday, 25th November 2017. Read More

Chrysalis Academy Female Intake Graduates

25 November 2017

On 25 November 2018 MEC Dan Plato attended the Chrysalis Academy Graduation ceremony held in Tokai where 193 young women received their certification for their success in the numerous programmes offered by the academy. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches 16 Days of Activism campaign

24 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato attends Chrysalis Graduation in Tokai and launches 16 Days of Activism Campaign - “SPEAK OUT – BE THE VOICE OF COURAGE” in Marikana   Read More

Watching Briefs Receives Commendation Honour At Impumelelo Awards

4 November 2017

The Court Watching briefs initiative walked away with the distinguished certificate of Commendation, in recognition of its good work, at this year’s 17th annual Impumelelo Awards ceremony. Read More

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato hosts Youth focussed religious leaders’ safety outreach

3 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Youth focussed religious leaders’ safety outreach in Langa Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Annual Report: 8th clean audit

3 November 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Annual Report: 8th clean audit allows for continued safety investment into communities   Date: 3 November 2017 Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Western Cape Government stand united

30 October 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Western Cape Government stand united with farming communities   Date: 29 October 2017 Release: Immediate Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Weekend Safety Diary

27 October 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Weekend Safety Diary – Minister Plato takes youth outreach to Hangberg, meets religious leaders in Marikana and joins AfriForum for a press briefing on farm murders Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Crime Stats 2017

24 October 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Crime Stats 2017 – Almost a quarter of all crime reported in the country occurs in the Western Cape Date: 24 October 2016 Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Airport shooting condemned

18 October 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Airport shooting condemned   Date: 18 October 2017 Release: Immediate Read More