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News and Speeches for Department of Police Oversight and Community Safety

Fifty Six (56) People Arrested for Drunk Driving over the Weekend

9 May 2010

Over the past weekend fifty six (56) people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on Provincial roads. The focus is to clamp down on drunk drivers. Read More

Woodstock Residents will be Consulted on Police Station Relocation

5 May 2010

The relocation of the Woodstock police station will only happen after proper consultation with all roleplayers, including the community, has taken place. Read More

Launch of Training of Community Police Forums

4 March 2010

The Minister of Community Safety, Advocate Lennit Max, will over this weekend launch the start of two days of rigorous training in civilian oversight for all 72 Community Police Forums (CPFs) in the City of Cape Town. Read More

Twelve People Arrested on Friday, 5 February 2010

4 February 2010

On Friday afternoon, a 35 year old male driver from George was arrested on the N1 close to Beaufort West for defeating the ends of justice. The driver allegedly tampered with his number plates in order to avoid speed cameras. Read More

"Great Successes in Traffic Law Enforcement" Says MEC Max

19 January 2010

It is with pride that Adv. Lennit Max, Minister of Community Safety, today announced various successes achieved by Provincial Traffic Law Enforcement Operations during the Festive Season. Read More

"Rape Is Unacceptable" Says MEC Max

10 January 2010

Adv. Lennit Max, The Western Cape Minister of Community Safety condemns the alleged rape of a 19 year old girl from Atlantis.Max wants to urge the victims that a thorough investigation will be done, to bring the alleged perpetrators to book and that... Read More

Criminal Charges and 24/7 Border Inspections will target all Unsafe Buses and Their Operators

4 January 2010

Joint Statement by Western Cape Ministers of Community Safety Lennit Max and Transport Robin Carlisle. Read More

New Steps Against Unsafe Bus Operators to be Announced Tomorrow

3 January 2010

Joint Statement by Western Cape Ministers of Community Safety, Lennit Max, and Transport, Robin Carlisle. Read More

Responsibility of Your Child Lies with You

23 December 2009

All parents, please be aware that your kid(s) is your responsibility and therefore have the right to be protected and to feel safe says Adv. Max, Minister of Community Safety. Read More

Pedestrian Safety the Responsibility of Pedestrians and Drivers

22 December 2009

Adv. Lennit Max, the Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, expresses his concerns once again due to the number of road accidents and fatalities during the start of the Festive Season.  Read More

No Mercy for Rapists of 12 Year Old

16 December 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, expressed his outrage at the rape of an eleven year old girl from Ladismith in the Southern Cape. The girl was allegedly raped by two males (one a 12 year old). Read More

Zero Tolerance to Offenders After 15 Year Old Crash Taxi

15 December 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, expressed his shock and anger after a taxi, apparently driven by a fifteen year old boy, overturned in Kraaifontein at 08:20 this morning, killing two female passengers and slightly injuring eight... Read More

Traffic Law Enforcement Operations and Accident Statistics

10 December 2009

The school is closing today, 11 December 2009, which will lead to parents and holiday makers going on leave to travel over long distances to visit families and friends. Visitors from all over the country will be entering the Province of the Western... Read More

Enjoy the Festive Season Safely and Responsibly

9 December 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, would like to wish the people of the Western Cape, as well as all visitors, a joyful and safe Festive Season with their loved ones.  Read More

Media Alert: Extracts from MEC Max's Diary for 9-11 December 2009

8 December 2009

Wednesday, 9 December 2009 1. MEC Max speaks at AGM of Athlone Central Improvement DistrictVenue: Minor Hall, Athlone Police Station, AthloneTime: 17:15Thursday, 10 December 2009 Read More

Pedestrian Safety is the Responsibility of Pedestrians and Drivers

6 December 2009

The Minister for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, has warned motorists to be alert at all times to the safety of pedestrians when driving on our roads.  Read More

Festive Season Neglect and Abuse of Children Inexcusable - MEC Max

6 December 2009

The Minister for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, has appealed to parents and caregivers to ensure that their children are well looked after over the festive season.  Read More

MEC Max Commend Police and Community for Conduct During FIFA 2010 World Cup Draw

6 December 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max has commended the sterling work delivered by the police as well as the exceptional behaviour by the people who attended the recent festivities during the FIFA 2010 World Cup Draw in Cape Town.  Read More

MEC Max Condemn the Killing of Three Farm Workers in Beaufort West

5 December 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, today reacted with shock on the shooting incident on Saturday when a 37 year old caretaker apparently shot and killed three workers, Mrs. Lena Nuwegeld (85), Mr. Hendrik September (64) and Mr. Read More

Driver Fatigue and Road Offences have a High Price

30 November 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, today cautioned against driver fatigue following an accident this morning on the N2 near Albertina in which three passengers in a Opel Corsa vehicle died when they were involved in a... Read More

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