News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

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