News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Patrol Mnandi Beach with Mitchells Plain CPF

31 December 2018

Tomorrow, 1 January 2019, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde will accompany the Mitchells Plain Community Policing Forum’s (CPF) Child Rapid Response Unit, to patrol Mnandi beach and register children as part of the Identikidz project. Read More

Media Release: MEC commends SAPS for swift arrests following shooting Incidents

27 December 2018

Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, commends the police services for swiftly arresting five suspects, following various fatal shooting incidents, which over the last few days occurred in Bishop Lavis, Mitchells Plain and Kensington. Twelve... Read More

Community Safety partners with religious fraternity during the holidays

20 December 2018

Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde says he is pleased that for 2018, the December/January school holiday Youth Safety and Religious Partnership (YSRP) programme, is now being implemented in 41 areas, compared to 38 during the June/July period. Read More

Media release: Minister Winde demands that Minister Cele gives us our fair share

13 December 2018

Minister Alan Winde demands that Minister Cele gives us our fair share; second letter of demand sent Read More

Media Release: New Nyanga Police Station Brings Relief for Residents

11 December 2018

Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, says today’s opening of the Samora Machel police station, as part of the Nyanga cluster, is a victory for the Western Cape Government, the local commun Read More

Media Release:Taking the fight on behalf of victims of crime to the national MEC

6 December 2018

TAKING THE FIGHT ON BEHALF OF VICTIMS OF CRIME TO THE NATIONAL MINISTER Statement by Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, as delivered at a media conference today 6 December 2018 Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to give feedback on police oversight; one month

5 December 2018

Tomorrow, Thursday 6 December, Minister Alan Winde will address the media to provide feedback on his recent oversight visits across the Western Cape to eleven police stations, which includes a satellite office. Read More

Media Release: National Minister of Police Politicising Anti-Gang Unit

29 November 2018

The provincial Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde says that the national Minister of Police Bheki Cele, is politicising the recently launched anti-gang unit. Read More

Media Release: Inaugural Provincial Crime Fighter Awarded and NHW’s Accredited

28 November 2018

At a ceremony today, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, announced the recipient of the Western Cape Government’s inaugural Crime Fighter Award, and gave 61 newly accredited Read More

Media Alert: Crime Fighter Award and NHW Accreditation Ceremony

27 November 2018

Tomorrow, 28 November 2018, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, will hand over an award to a heroic crime fighter in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Release: Chrysalis Graduates Can Contribute to Creating a Safer Province

26 November 2018

Chrysalis Graduates Can Contribute to Creating a Safer Western Cape Read More

Media Alert: Invitation to Chrysalis Academy formal Graduation

23 November 2018

MEDIA ALERT: INVITATION TO CHRYSALIS ACADEMY FORMAL GRADUATION 23 November 2018 Read More

Media release:Winde reiterates offer of salary money for more police reservists

21 November 2018

Media release: Winde reiterates offer of salary money to get more police reservists on patrol 21 November 2018 Read More

The Safer Western Cape Conference Gets Underway

15 November 2018

The Department of Community Safety, in partnership with the Department of the Premier, hosted the Safer Western Cape Plenary Session, from Tuesday, 13 November to 14 November 2018, at the River Club in Observatory, Cape Town. Read More

Media Release: Work towards making this Province the safest in the Country

14 November 2018

All Should Work Towards Making This Province the Safest in The Country Read More

Media Alert: MEC Winde to visit Steenberg Police Station and Lavender Hill Base

14 November 2018

Tomorrow, Thursday 15 November, Minister Alan Winde will conduct an oversight visit to the Steenberg police station and the Lavender Hill Base Camp. Read More

Media Release: Attacking Police is an attack on Community and Constitution

14 November 2018

Provincial Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde strongly condemns the attack on the Vredenburg police station that occurred yesterday.  Read More

Media Alert: Invitation to Safer Western Cape Conference and Media Briefings

12 November 2018

Media are invited to attend the Safer Western Cape conference at The River Club in Cape Town on Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th November 2018. Read More

Minister Winde and Provincial Police Commissioner join hands to fight crime

8 November 2018

Minister Winde and Provincial Police Commissioner join hands to fight crime Read More

Media Alert: MEC Alan Winde and Provincial Police Commissioner Press Conference

7 November 2018

Tomorrow, Thursday 8 November, following a meeting with the Western Cape SAPS management, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde will host a press conference. He will be joined by the Provincial Police Commissioner, Lt Gen Jula.  Read More