News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to accredit 44 Neighbourhood Watches in City

18 July 2018

This evening, Wednesday, 18 July 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will award accreditation certificates to 44 newly approved Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) Structures at an official accreditation ceremony in Goodwood. Read More

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety

17 July 2018

Gugulethu walkabout: Gangsterism continues to hold communities captive   Date: 17 July 2018 Release: Immediate   Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to conduct safety oversight walkabout in Gugulethu

16 July 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to conduct youth gangs focused safety oversight walkabout in Gugulethu Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato to attend Phusha Phambili July tournament in Khayelitsha

13 July 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to attend Phusha Phambili July tournament in Khayelitsha Tomorrow, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will attend the weekend long sports and recreational tournament, Phusha Phambili, in Town Two,... Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Kidnappings cannot become profitable in the WC

10 July 2018

Kidnappings cannot become profitable in the Western Cape Date: 10 July 2018 Release: Immediate Read More

Department of Community Safety joins forces with SaferSpaces

9 July 2018

The  Department of Community Safety has partnered with SaferSpaces to strengthen its long-term endeavours to advance community safety and crime p Read More

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato to accredit new Neighbourhood Watch structures

3 July 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to accredit 14 new Neighbourhood Watch structures in Stellenbosch Read More

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety

3 July 2018

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

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato to accredit 14 new Neighbourhood Watch structures

2 July 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to accredit 14 new Neighbourhood Watch structures in Stellenbosch Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Elsies River and Bishop Lavis safety workshop

29 June 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Elsies River and Bishop Lavis safety workshop Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to attend Winelands Neighbourhood Watch engagement

22 June 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to attend Winelands Neighbourhood Watch engagement Read More

Minister Plato Launches “Life Counts” Initiative During Youth Month

14 June 2018

On Saturday, 9 June 2018, the Department of Community Safety hosted the Youth Month Launch at Athlone Stadium, Cape Town, as a part of the Department’s youth outreach, empowerment and development efforts. Read More

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety

14 June 2018

Malmesbury mosque attack condemned Date: 14 June 2018 Release: Immediate Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Your choices can make your “Life Counts”

12 June 2018

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

MEDIA ALERT:Life Counts: Minister Plato hosts 2000 youths for Youth Month launch

8 June 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Life Counts: Minister Plato hosts 2000 youths for Youth Month launch Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to host more than 2000 youths for Youth Month launch

7 June 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to host more than 2000 youths for Youth Month launch Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Mitchells Plain violence condemned

29 May 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Mitchells Plain violence, destruction and looting condemned Date: 29 May 2018 Release: Immediate Read More

Community Safety supports SAPS at Lavender Hill Community Imbizo

25 May 2018

The Department of Community Safety was invited by the South African Police Service to exhibit at the Community Imbizo that took place on Friday, 25 May 2018, at Steenberg’s Battlefield Sports Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Philippi East Walking Bus initiative

24 May 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Philippi East Walking Bus initiative   Tomorrow, Friday 25 May 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Philippi East.   Read More

Chrysalis Academy scores accreditation status with SETA

24 May 2018

On Thursday, 24 May 2018, Chrysalis Academy announced the institution’s success on acquiring recognition to offer the National Certificate in Youth Development (Qualification ID Number: 57427) from the Education, training and Development Practices... Read More