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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Minister Fritz reports political interference to Public Protector

31 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, delivered an affidavit to the Office of the Public Protector alleging possible political interference in the recruitment process of the Western Cape Provincial Commissioner of Police.  Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with Old Mutual on safety solutions

31 October 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will deliver the keynote speech at a collaborative stakeholder engagement breakfast at Old Mutual. The Focus of the event will be on how crime affects safety, and creating strategic... Read More

Minister Fritz to report political interference to Public Protector

31 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will hold a press briefing outside the office of the Public Protector before delivering an affidavit to report political interference in the process of appointing a Provincial Commissioner. Read More

Minister Fritz calls for innovative use of technology to prevent prison crime

29 October 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns in the strongest terms an attempt of drug smuggling at Voorberg Prison in Porterville, Stellenbosch, on Saturday. Read More

SAPS must work with and support local neighbourhood watch structures

24 October 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, is calling on the South African Police Service to work more closely with local Neighbourhood Watch (NHW Read More

Year-on-year decrease in conviction of kidnappers a threat to safety

22 October 2019

On 13 September 2019, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, received a written question from Member of Provincial Legislature, Mireille Wenger, on the number of kidnappings recorded, which included children. Read More

Minister Fritz launches Central Karoo safety forum

22 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, launched the Central Karoo District Municipality’s Safety Forum in Prince Albert. This follows the Determination of Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) and safety plan review.  Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with Central Karoo safety stakeholders

21 October 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will launch the Central Karoo District Municipalities’ Community Safety Forum. The launch will include: Read More

Cape Winelands Neighbourhood Watches get a new look

17 October 2019

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, launched the new Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) brand in Robertson, whilst participating in a panel discussion on the importance of NHWs. Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes WCPO report on police resources and inefficiencies

17 October 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the Western Cape Police Ombudsman's 2018/19 Annual Report and its report on policing in the Overstrand region which were delivered in the Standing Committee on Community Safety today. Read More

Western Cape Police Ombudsman to present abalone report to Parliament

16 October 2019

At the Standing Committee for Community Safety tomorrow, the Western Cape Police Ombudsman, Mr JJ Brand, will deliver the Western Cape Police Ombudsman's 2018/19 Annual Report and its report on policing in the Overstrand region, particularly as it... Read More

Minister Fritz meets with Garden Route safety stakeholders to address crime

15 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a workshop on the Provincial Needs and Priorities (PNP) and Safety Plan at George Civic Centre, Garden Route.  Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with Garden Route safety stakeholders

14 October 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be hosting a workshop on the Provincial Needs and Priorities (PNP) and Safety Plan of the Cape Winelands District municipality. Read More

Minister Fritz commends successful CPF elections

14 October 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, commends the Kleinmond, Stanford, Somerset West and Struisbaai Community Policing Forums (CPFs) for having successfully held their elective Annual General Meetings (AGMs) in line with the Com Read More

Minister Fritz calls for WCLA to be self-sustaining & to promote a safe drinking

11 October 2019

During the Standing Committee on Community Safety today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, explained that there is a need to make the Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) a self-sustaini Read More

We Aren’t Policing Drugs Effectively

11 October 2019

Opinion Editorial by Cayla Murray Spokesperson for The Minister Of Community Safety Read More

Minister Fritz awards service delivery excellence

10 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, awarded the City of Cape Town Law Enforcement Officer, Amanda George, and SAPS Protectors, Constable Roger Wellman and Sergeant Ntsikelelo Makatesi, for service delivery excellence.   Read More

Minister Fritz Meets with Overberg Safety stakeholders

8 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a workshop on the Provincial Needs and Priorities (PNP) and Safety Plan for the Overberg region.  Read More

Minister Fritz to award service delivery excellence

8 October 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will award a law enforcement officer and SAPS protectors for service delivery excellence whilst on duty, which includes a monetary reward. Read More

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