News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Media Alert:Minister Bheki Cele Says No to Army Deployment in Gang-Ravaged Areas

28 February 2019

Provincial Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, says he is disappointed that the national Minister of Police, Bheki Cele has rejected his request for the deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to gang-ravaged c Read More

Media Release:Deepening Centralisation of Police Management a concern,says Winde

27 February 2019

DEEPENING CENTRALISATION OF POLICE MANAGEMENT A CONCERN, SAYS WINDE 27 February 2019 Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, has raised concerns about deepening centralisation of policing management and functions. Read More

Winde Calls for Roll Out of Staff Certification Project to Gang-Ravaged Areas

25 February 2019

Winde Calls for Urgent Roll Out Of Government Staff Certification Project to Gang-Ravaged Mitchells Plain And Bishop Lavis/Bonteheuwel Read More

Minister Winde’s Pilot Project Aimed at Getting Police Back On Our Streets

25 February 2019

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, says the pilot project, which saw Western Cape Government volunteers doing duty as Commissioners of Oaths so that police officers can focus on averting crime, has proven to be hugely s Read More

Nominations now open for the Neighbourhood Watch Awards

22 February 2019

The City of Cape Town’s annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards event celebrates individuals and groups within the neighbourhood watch fraternity who go above and beyond the call of duty.: Read More

DOCS Exhibits at the International Mother Language Day

22 February 2019

The Department of Community Safety was honoured to exhibit at the celebration of the International Mother Language Day (IMLD), held on Friday, 22 February 2019, at the Khayelitsha Community Centre, in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. Read More

Media Release:Army Should Stop Parading; Be A Force Multiplier Against Crime

20 February 2019

Provincial Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, has said that instead of going on week long, expensive parades paid for by taxpayers, the army should be deployed across communities in the Province, where an urgent need to address high crime... Read More

Media Release: 100 Days as Minister of Community Safety

19 February 2019

21st Century approach to crime fighting Pushing our mandate to the limit Fighting gun crime – R10 000 reward R5 million toward reservists Launch of crime fighter recognition awards Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Highlight First 100 Days in Office

18 February 2019

Tomorrow, 19 February 2019, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde will conduct a press conference, where he will unpack his first 100 days in office. Read More

Media Release: Investigate if Unqualified Promotions are Taking Place in WC SAPS

14 February 2019

Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde has expressed his shock at reports that unqualified SAPS members are allegedly being promoted due to their political affiliation. Read More

MEC Winde Launches Project Aimed At Getting Police Officers Back On Our Streets

12 February 2019

Today (12 February 2019), Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, launched a week-long pilot project which sees Western Cape Government volunteers doing duty as Commissioners of Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Certify Citizens’ Documents in Safety Kiosk

11 February 2019

Tomorrow, 12 February 2019, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde will serve as a Commissioner of Oaths, certifying documents from a safety kiosk opposite the Cape Town Central Police station. Read More

Acting Premier Alan Winde Delivered Annual Diplomatic Keynote Address

8 February 2019

Today, Acting Premier Alan Winde addressed the Diplomatic Corps at the annual Diplomatic Brunch, held at Leeuwenhof. Read More

Minister Alan Winde hosts his first meeting with PSAC Committee

4 February 2019

On Tuesday, 22 January 2019, Minister of Community Safety, Mr Alan Winde, hosted this year’s first Western Cape Provincial Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) meeting. Read More