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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

WCLA will continue to ensure compliance with liquor regulations

28 May 2020

Minister Fritz: WC Liquor Authority will continue to ensure compliance with liquor regulations Read More

Minister Fritz meets with KDF on Khayelitsha hotspot plan

27 May 2020

Last night, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, had a digital introductory meeting with the COVID-19 steering committee of the Khayelitsha Development Forum (KDF). Read More

Neighbourhood Watches must be allowed to patrol under alert level 3 of lockdown

25 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 25 May 2020 Release: immediately Read More

MEC Fritz commends young police officer for exemplary contribution to community

21 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 21 May 2020 Release: immediately Read More

WC Safety Plan officers support SAPS in lockdown

15 May 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, recognises the continuous support of the 500 newly deployed law enforcement officers, appointed through the Western Cape Safety Plan, in the enforcement of the lockdown. Read More

WC Police Ombudsman agrees to investigate Muizenberg and Steenberg SAPS

14 May 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, is pleased that the Western Cape Police Ombudsman (WCPO), Mr JJ Brand, has agreed to investigate incidents of police inefficiencies at both Muizenberg an Steenberg SAPS stations. Read More

WC Liquor Authority investigates 51, suspends 20 licenses

12 May 2020

Between 23 March and 8 May 2020, the Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) conducted 51 investigations into non-compliance with the National Disaster Regulations where liquor traders have sold alcohol during the lockdown. Read More

Minister Fritz appoints Board of Trustees for Chrysalis Academy

11 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 10 May 2020 Release: immediately Read More

Minister Fritz asks WCPO to investigate police inefficiencies during lockdown

11 May 2020

Minister Fritz asks Western Cape Police Ombudsman to investigate police inefficiencies during lockdown Read More

WC Safety Plan officers continue to support lockdown

8 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 8 May 2020 Release: immediately Read More

Minister Fritz calls for clarity on release of parolees

8 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 8 May 2020 Release: immediately Read More

Minister Fritz calls on SAPS to act within the law

7 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 7 May 2020 Release: immediately Minister Fritz calls on SAPS to act within the law Read More

MEC Fritz calls on Minister Cele to respond to neighbourhood watches' request

6 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 6 May 2020 Release: immediately Read More

Minister Fritz conducts oversight over local and inter-provincial travel

5 May 2020

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, visited a roadblock with the Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, on the M5 after the Athlone turnoff towards Muizenberg.  Read More

Additional safety resources to support municipalities

4 May 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has written to the Mayors of each district and local municipality in the province to assist them with additional security resources during the lockdown. Read More

Western Cape Liquor Authority investigates 43, suspends 16 licenses

4 May 2020

Between 23 March and 30 April 2020, the Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) have conducted 43 investigations on matters of non-compliance with the National Disaster Regulations where liquor traders sold alcohol illegally during the lockdown. Read More

Roadblock to monitor local and inter-provincial travel

4 May 2020

MEDIA ALERT BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY & BONGINKOSI MADIKIZELA WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT & PUBLIC WORKS Date: 4 May 2020 Read More