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

News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Minister Fritz pleased with LEAP’s progress in Hanover Park since redeployment

29 October 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the progress made since the redeployment of Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) law enforcement officers (LEOS), appointed through the Western Cape Safety Plan, into Hanover Park on Monday... Read More

Minister Fritz calls on residents to report liquor vendors operating illegally

28 October 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, calls on residents to report liquor vendors operating outside of the law. Read More

Minister Fritz hosts safety holiday programme for 240 Mitchells Plain youth

28 October 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, is hosting a school holiday programme, with a focus on safety, for grades 5, 6 and 7 learners. The programme began on Monday 26 October and is ongoing until Friday 30 October. Read More

Department of Community Safety transfers R2.530 million to Metro Police K-9 Unit

23 October 2020

Department of Community Safety transfers R2.530 million to Metro Police K-9 Unit for 2020/21 Read More

Department of Community Safety to donate funds & vehicles to Metro K-9 Unit

22 October 2020

Department of Community Safety to donate funds & vehicles to Metro Police K-9 Unit Read More

Court Watching Brief monitors 92 cases struck off court roll

21 October 2020

Court Watching Brief monitors 92 cases struck off court roll due to SAPS inefficiencies Read More

Minister Fritz to unpack Court Watching Brief report

20 October 2020

Minister Fritz to unpack Court Watching Brief report on cases struck off the court role Read More

Minister Fritz calls for comments on the new Western Cape licensing fee tariffs

20 October 2020

WCLA Update: Minister Fritz calls for comments on the new Western Cape licensing fee tariffs Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes LEAP officers’ successes in restoring calm to the Metro

19 October 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the successes of the Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) law enforcement officers, who have been redeployed, through the Western Cape Safety Plan, to assist the five Areas-Based Teams (ABT... Read More

WCG and COCT officially deploys enforcement contingent to Hanover Park

16 October 2020

A platoon of 58 Learner Law Enforcement Officers (LLEO), seven inspectors and a senior inspector, have officially been deployed in Hanover Park as part of the Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP). Read More

LEAP to be redeployed into 5 Area Based Teams focusing on violence prevention

14 October 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the redeployment of the Law Enforcement Advance Plan (LEAP) Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) deployed through the Western Cape Safety Plan into five established Area Based Teams (ABT) situated... Read More

60 law enforcement officers redeployed to Hanover Park in joint operation

12 October 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the redeployment of 60 additional Law Enforcement Advancement Programme (LEAP) Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) appointed through the Western Cape Safety Plan to quell the latest spate of gang... Read More

Minister Fritz is outraged by spate of mass shootings

9 October 2020

Minister Fritz is outraged by spate of mass shootings in Hanover Park, Joe Slovo and Ravensmead Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes 3 arrests made by LEAP officers

8 October 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the three arrests made by the Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) Learner Law Enforcement Officers (LLEO), deployed through the Western Cape Safety Plan over the past week.  Read More

Minister Fritz launches K9 Unit in Moorreesburg

7 October 2020

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, launched the West Coast District Municipality’s K9 Unit consisting of six dogs and handlers at the Moorreesburg weigh station, along the N7. Read More

WCLA Update: A day in the life of a liquor inspector

6 October 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, notes that the Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) has investigated 171 cases in which liquor vendors allegedly contravened the National Disaster Risk Management Act’s regulations between 27 March... Read More

Minister Fritz condemns shooting in Hanover Park

5 October 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns in the strongest terms the shooting incident which killed a 28-year-old man and injured seven people who were subsequently taken to hospital. Read More

Department of Community Safety to launch K9 unit in Moorreesburg

5 October 2020

On Wednesday, the Department of Community Safety will launch the newly trained and deployed West Coast District’s K9 unit. The unit has been especially trained to assist law enforcement operations in combating the trade and transportation of illicit... Read More

Minister Fritz condemns shooting of 6 in Site C, Khayelitsha

1 October 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns in the strongest terms the reported shooting which took place yesterday at a home in Solomon Tsuku street in Site C, Khayelitsha at approximately 4pm. Read More