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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Minister Fritz calls for responsible alcohol consumption

30 July 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, calls on citizens of the Western Cape to consume alcohol responsibly as we head into the last weekend of the month. Read More

LEAP Officers confiscate drug stash, searching for suspects

29 July 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, commends the work of LEAP Officers who confiscated a drug stash of 988 whole Mandrax tablets, 22 half Mandrax tablets, an unknown amount of crushed Mandrax, and 0.195kg of tik. Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes news of calm in public transport

27 July 2021

Minister Fritz welcomes news of calm in public transport, confiscation of firearm from taxi-driver   Read More

Minister Fritz commends SAPS’ proactive steps to ensure commuter safety

26 July 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, commends the proactive approach taken by the SAPS, supported by the SANDF and other law enforcement agencies, in ensuring the safety of commuters in the greater Cape Town area. Read More

With no incidents of taxi violence overnight MEC Fritz welcomes 76 hours of calm

23 July 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes reports from the South African Police Services that there have been no incidents of taxi-related violence overnight and so far today. Read More

No incidents of taxi related violence overnight and so far today.

21 July 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes reports from the South African Police Services that there have been no incidents of taxi-related violence overnight and so far today. Read More

Minister Fritz thanks Neighbourhood Watches and communities for their assistance

16 July 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety in the Western Cape, Adv. Albert Fritz, thanks neighbourhood watches, community policing forums, private security companies and all community structures and members who have played a role in averting public... Read More

MEC Fritz calls on Neighbourhood Watches to assist in maintaining peace

14 July 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety in the Western Cape, Adv. Albert Fritz, joined Member of the Provincial Legislature, Ricardo McKenzie, and neighbourhood watches in Lentegeur and Woodlands in Mitchells Plain for their morning patrols. Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes extension of deadline for submissions

12 July 2021

Minister Fritz welcomes extension of deadline for submissions in Firearms Amendment Bill Read More

Minister Fritz expresses condolences at Gen. Mfazi’s passing

9 July 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety in the Western Cape, Adv. Albert Fritz, expresses shock and sadness at the untimely passing yesterday of the Deputy-National Police Commissioner, Lieutenant-General Sindile Mfazi. Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes appointment of new Provincial Commissioner

1 July 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the appointment of the new South African Police Service Provincial Commissioner for the Western Cape, Maj. Gen. Thembisile Patekile.   Read More