News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Media Release: Western Cape Police Reward Information on Escaped Convict

30 May 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, commends the decision by SAPS to offer a reward for information on the whereabouts of a convicted murderer Phelo Mtala who escaped from Wynberg Magistrates Court on 17 May. Read More

Swearing in of Members and Inauguration of Western Cape Premier

21 May 2019

Tomorrow, 22 May 2019, the Members of the 6th Provincial Parliament of the Western Cape will be sworn in. During the sitting, the election of the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and Premier will also take place. Read More

Media Release: Police Ombudsman to Investigate SAPS in Overstrand Area

20 May 2019

We welcome the notice given by the Provincial Police Ombudsman that he will be investigating the South African Police Service (SAPS) operation in the Overstrand area. Read More

Media Release: Minister Winde to Report SAPS to Provincial Parliament

7 May 2019

Media Release: Minister Winde to Report SAPS to Provincial Parliament Following Alleged False Responses Last night, the Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, once again showed how out of touch he is with the reality of crime faced by Western Cape... Read More

Police mismanagement is a crime: Almost 2000 people murdered in six months in WC

6 May 2019

POLICE MISMANAGEMENT IS A CRIME: CLOSE TO 2000 RESIDENTS MURDERED IN SIX MONTHS IN WESTERN CAPE Read More