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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Minister Fritz visits Ocean-View following gang-related shootings

26 February 2020

  Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, visited the SAPS Ocean View station and the bereaved family of Emaan Solomons (8) who was killed whilst playing in her yard during an alleged gang-related shout out in Ocean View yesterday... Read More

Minister Fritz launches safety outreach for Mitchells Plain youth

25 February 2020

Last night, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, opened the three-day ‘Leadership and Opportunities Youth Outreach Programme’ for 100 matriculants from Mitchells Plain who completed their studies in 2019. Read More

WC Government wants answers on how Tazne murder suspect was out on parole

25 February 2020

The Western Cape Government shares the anger with residents of this province that the alleged murder of Tazne van Wyk was committed by a suspect who had been released on parole, with many prior convictions on record. Read More

Tazne van Wyk: Court Watching Brief Unit activated

20 February 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, notes with a heavy heart that the body of Tazne van Wyk (8) was found last night in a storm water pipe outside Worcester. This follows numerous searches, patrols and an extensive investigation into her... Read More

Report location of Tazne van Wyk for R10 000 reward

19 February 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has welcomed the arrest of Moehydien Pangaker on Monday evening at Cradock station, Eastern Cape. Minister Fritz has reiterated that a R10 000 reward will be made to anyone with information on Tazne’s... Read More

R10 000 reward for location of Tazne van Wyk and suspect

13 February 2020

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, visited both the SAPS Ravensmead station’s operation center and Carmen van Wyk, the mother of Tazne van Wyk (8). Tazne was reported missing on Friday, 7 February 2020. Read More

All efforts mobilised to find Tazne van Wyk

11 February 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, calls on communities to actively play their part in the search for missing Tazne van Wyk (8) from Ravensmead. Read More

Community Policing Forum AGMs to get the green light

7 February 2020

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, met with the Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata, and the Chair of CPF Board, Francina Lucas, to discuss the continuation of the Community Policing Forum (C Read More

Establishing of an Anti-Dog Fighting Task-Team

6 February 2020

Minister Fritz Works with Animal Welfare Organisations to Establish Anti-Dogfighting task team Read More

Steps needed to comply with DNA Act

4 February 2020

STEPS NEEDED TO COMPLY WITH DNA ACT Read More

First 500 Law Enforcement Officers appointed for WC Safety Plan

2 February 2020

On Friday, the Western Cape Government and the City of Cape Town took the first crucial steps in implementing the Western Cape Safety Plan as the first 500 Learner Law Enforcement Officers (LLEOs) signed their employment contracts with the City of... Read More