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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Community Safety Bill: Making the Western Cape Safer

18 February 2012

The Western Cape Government (WCG) has this week published pioneering draft oversight legislation for public comment. Read More

Minister Plato: Time to Bring Back Specialised Drug and Gang Units

9 February 2012

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Minister Plato Expresses Concern over Khayelitsha Youth Gang Activity

23 January 2012

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

22 January 2012

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Safely Home Traffic Operations Will Be Extended to Easter

17 January 2012

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyFollowing the success of several specialised road safety campaigns focusing on vehicle fitness and driver fatigue over the festive season, we will now be extending these until Easter 2012. Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

15 January 2012

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Operation Learner Transport: De Doorns School Bus Driver Arrested

15 January 2012

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyThe Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, praised Provincial Traffic Services for the quick arrest of a school bus driver in the De Doorns area for being under the influence... Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

8 January 2012

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Specialised Units: Minister Plato to Continue to Champion Reinstatement

11 December 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

11 December 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyThis weekend's 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 3 523 vehicles stopped as part of the Western Cape Government's Safely Home campaign. Read More

Western Cape Government Engages with Minister Mthethwa on Reinstatement of Specialised Units

5 December 2011

The National Minister of Police, Nathi Mthethwa, has acknowledged that drug- and gang-related crime in the Western Cape needs urgent action and that intensified South African Police Service (SAPS) operations must address the violence. Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

4 December 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Ministers Launch Safely Home Road Safety Plan for the Festive Season

1 December 2011

Joint Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety, Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, and Theuns Botha, Minster of Health Read More

Media Alert: Ministers to Launch Safely Home Road Safety Plan for the Festive Season

28 November 2011

On Thursday, 1 December 2011, the Western Cape Ministers of Community Safety, Dan Plato, and Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, will launch the Safely Home Road Safety Plan for the festive season. Read More

Building Partnerships to Prevent Violence and Increase Safety

27 November 2011

Building Partnerships to Prevent Violence and Increase Safety in Areas Affected by Drug-Related Crimes and ViolenceMy goal, and the goal of the Western Cape Government, is to make this province a safer place for all its residents. Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

27 November 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyNine people tragically lost their lives on provincial roads this weekend and my sincerest condolences go out to their family members and friends. Read More

Media Alert: Religious Leaders to Discuss Safety in the Western Cape

24 November 2011

On Monday, 28 November 2011, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host a large gathering of religious leaders from areas affected by drug-related crimes and violence across the province. More than 250 delegates have been... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Engage in a Door-to-Door Visit in Lavender Hill

21 November 2011

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will this afternoon (Tuesday) go door to door in Lavender Hill to engage with the community on safety issues in the area. Read More

Specialised Drug and Gang Units Endorsed by Cabinet as Policing Need and Priority

21 November 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

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