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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Minister Fritz gives keynote at SAPS honours event

28 October 2021

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, made the keynote address at the SAPS Handing Over of the Sword of Command and Medals Ceremony, in Greenpoint.  Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes report on LEAP successes

26 October 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes reports of enforcement activities by the Law Enforcement Advancement Programme. Read More

New Provincial Police Ombudsman hits the road running

25 October 2021

It gives me immense pleasure to report that the new Western Cape Provincial Police Ombudsman, Retired Major General Oswald Reddy, has formally taken up office and is hard at work. Read More

MEC Fritz calls on SAPS to police illegal liquor traders

22 October 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes reports of enforcement activities by the Western Cape Liquor Authority.  Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes law enforcement successes across the Overstrand

21 October 2021

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, today welcomes reports of enforcement activities by law enforcement structures in the Overberg region. Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes LEAP successes

19 October 2021

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, today welcomes reports of enforcement activities by the Law Enforcement Advancement Programme. Read More

Liquor Authority conducts over 325 inspections between 4 and 10 October

15 October 2021

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, today welcomes reports of enforcement activities by the Western Cape Liquor Authority.  Read More

DoCS offers R5000 reward for information on whereabouts of Mr Lwazi Sibindana

12 October 2021

The Department of Community Safety (DoCS) is offering a reward of R5000 for information that leads to the whereabouts of Mr Lwazi Sibindana who can assist the South African Police Services (SAPS) with their investigation into the death of Ms.... Read More

Minister Fritz hails crime prevention successes in Overstrand Municipality

12 October 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes reports of crime prevention and law enforcement successes in the Overstrand Municipality, by safety partners including the K9 Unit which is funded by the Department; especially in... Read More

LEAP continues its visible policing successes

11 October 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety welcomes reports of LEAP successes in its endeavours to enhance visible policing in the crime hotspot communities in the Metro.   Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes Liquor Authority Report

8 October 2021

Minister Fritz welcomes Liquor Authority Report, asks residents to stay safe over the weekend Read More

Minister Fritz responds to Minister Cele's remarks at Crime Prevention Imbizo

8 October 2021

Minister Fritz responds to Minister Cele's remarks at Crime Prevention Imbizo in Mitchells Plain Read More

Minister Fritz lauds Swartland K9 Uni

7 October 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes a report of a drug bust at the Moorreesburg Weighbridge on the N7 in which 3 kg of dagga and 1005 Mandrax tablets were discovered. A 40 year old male has been arrested. Read More

MEC Fritz activates Court Watching Brief Unit following arrest of 2 suspects

6 October 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the arrest of two suspects in the murder of Scarlett Cottle last week. He has said that he will instruct the departmental Court Watching Brief Unit to follow the case closely to ensure... Read More

MEC Fritz lauds LEAP officers’ work in enhancing visible policing.

4 October 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes reports on the successes of LEAP officers in enhancing visible policing in the ten areas with the highest crime and violence in the Metro.  Read More

MEC Fritz welcomes Liquor Authority Report

1 October 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes reports of enforcement activities by the Western Cape Liquor Authority. Read More

MEC Fritz visits family of 4-year-old Scarlett, asks SAPS to find the killers

1 October 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, along with Councillor William Akim, visited the family of four-year-old Scarlett Cottle who was killed in a shooting on Wednesday night. Read More