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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Western Cape Liquor Authority investigates 37, suspends 14 licenses

29 April 2020

The Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) have conducted 37 investigations on matters of non-compliance with the National Disaster Regulations whereby liquor traders sold alcohol during the lockdown period. Read More

R690 960 allocated to support Chrysalis-JazzArt dancers

26 April 2020

Under the leadership of the Provincial Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, the Department of Community Safety has allocated R690 960 towards the appointment of twenty JazzArt dance interns. Read More

Western Cape Liquor Authority suspends 10 licenses, investigates 37

24 April 2020

To date, the Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) have conducted 37 investigations on matters of non-compliance with the National Disaster Regulations whereby liquor traders sold alcohol during the lockdown period. Read More

Minister Fritz calls to allow accredited NHW's to operate in the WC

23 April 2020

Minister Fritz calls on Minister Cele to allow accredited Neighbourhood Watches to operate in Western Cape Read More

Minister Fritz condemns looting, malicious damage to property

21 April 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns the numerous lootings and incidents of malicious damage to property which have taken place across the province. During the lockdown, there have been reports of malicious damage to trucks and... Read More

Western Cape Safety Plan continues to support lockdown

20 April 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, commends the 500 newly deployed law enforcement officers, appointed through the Western Cape Safety Plan, who are supporting the enforcement of the lockdown. The law enforcement officers are working... Read More

Department of Community Safety redeploys security to support lockdown

15 April 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the redeployment of the Department of Community Safety’s (DOCS) Private Security and Security Support Team (SST) to support the enforcement of the lockdown in the province. Read More

Minister Fritz strongly condemns lootings

14 April 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns the looting of several food stores today. Incidents were reported in Mannenberg, Sherwood Park, Nyanga Junction and Gatesville. Read More

Minister Fritz sends stern warning to liquor traders

9 April 2020

To date, the Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) have conducted 20 investigations on matters of non-compliance with the national regulations whereby liquor traders sold alcohol during the lockdown period. Read More

How the Western Cape Safety Plan is supporting the lockdown

6 April 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, commends the 500 newly deployed law enforcement officers, appointed through the Western Cape Safety Plan, who are playing a commendable role in supporting the enforcement of the lockdown. Read More

Police brutality will be investigated

2 April 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns any abuse of power by South African Police Service (SAPS) which includes Metro Police and Law Enforcement and by the South African National Defense Force (SANDF). Read More

Police Ombudsman asks citizens to lodge service delivery complaints against SAPS

1 April 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY JOHAN BRAND Western Cape Police Ombudsman Read More