News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

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

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 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: 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

Advocate assassination shows SAPS’ inability to clamp down on gang warfare

30 October 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Advocate assassination shows SAPS’ inability to clamp down on gang warfare Read More

Specialised Units or yet another fly-by-night gimmick?

9 October 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety There are serious questions surrounding Police Minister Bheki Cele’s latest promise of an apparent new Anti-Gang Unit to be launched on the Cape Flats on 1 November 2018. Read More

Statement by MEC Plato - Train arson – R100 000 still available to get culprits

1 October 2018

Train arson – R100 000 still available to get culprits behind bars Last week’s train arson attacks across Cape Town damaged six coaches in three different incidents. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato launches Khayelitsha Walking Bus initiative

20 September 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Khayelitsha Walking Bus initiative Read More