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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Minister Fritz calls on province to make use of the WCPO

29 January 2021

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, calls on residents to make use of the Western Cape Police Ombudsman’s (WCPO) services for the purposes of reporting policing inefficiencies and a breakdown in trust between communities and their... Read More

WCLA Update: Minister Fritz supports call for lifting of ban on sale of alcohol

27 January 2021

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, echoes Premier Alan Winde’s call to relax the restrictions placed on the liquor industry, noting the severe economic pressure being experienced and the impact that this will have on job creation. Read More

Minister Fritz calls on accredited NHWs to obtain permits to patrol

21 January 2021

Minister Fritz calls on accredited neighbourhood watches to obtain permits to patrol Read More

Minister Fritz condemns assault by SAPS members in Worcester

20 January 2021

Minister Fritz condemns assault by SAPS members in Worcester; welcomes investigation into matter   Read More

Minister Fritz condemns robbery of Retreat CHC

19 January 2021

Minister Fritz condemns robbery of Retreat CHC, outlines strategy to improve hospital safety Read More

Minister Bheki Cele needs to focus on fighting violent crime

6 January 2021

Minister Bheki Cele has been on a power trip across the Western Cape this week, demonstrating a single-minded obsession with beaches. Read More