News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

28 August 2011

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

Table Mountain Forum to Host Second Safe Mountain Day on Sunday

25 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyA united stand through strong partnerships is the only way to make our mountain safer for all to enjoy. Read More

Minister Plato Lauds Police for Swift Response to Mugging on Table Mountain Chain

21 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyI commend the police for their rapid response time following this weekend's mugging on the Table Mountain Chain and I am pleased that an immediate alert was communicated to the public... Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

21 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyIntegrated operations by Provincial Traffic, Municipal Traffic and SAPS saw 3 738 vehicles stopped at roadblocks this weekend, with 1 055 drivers screened for driving under the influence of... Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

14 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyThe past weekend's alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 959 vehicles stopped as part of the Provincial Government's Safely Home Campaign. Read More

Swift Action by Provincial Traffic Officer Leads to Arrest of Alleged Copper Thieves

10 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyProvincial traffic officer Bronzin Julies's swift action on Monday led to the arrest of two men on the N2 outside Grabouw found to have been in possession of stolen copper cables to the value... Read More

Western Cape Leads the Way in Road Safety Practices

9 August 2011

Traffic safety management is one of my Department's priorities and we have a focused and committed approach to combatting road fatalities and to curb the road trauma suffered due to the still too many incidents happening daily on our roads. Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

7 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyThe Provincial Government's Safely Home campaign continued with 3 559 vehicles having passed through various alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province during the course of the weekend. Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

31 July 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyUnder the banner of the Safely Home campaign, 2 794 vehicles were stopped at alcohol blitz roadblocks this weekend, with 1 009 drivers screened for driving under the influence of alcohol. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Visit Woodstock Police Station

27 July 2011

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will tomorrow visit the Woodstock police station in line with his oversight role to promote community police relations and civilian oversight. Read More

Another Unroadworthy SA Roadlink Bus Impounded

27 July 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyProvincial traffic officials acted swiftly yesterday to remove another unroadworthy SA Roadlink bus, travelling on the N1 near Beaufort West, from the road. Read More

Minister Plato to Visit Hanover Park Hot Spots Tomorrow

26 July 2011

On Thursday, 28 July 2011, Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety in the Western Cape, will visit the community of Hanover Park and the media is invited to join him. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Conduct Oversight Visits in the Fight against Drug-Related Crimes and Gangsterism

25 July 2011

In line with his oversight role, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will this week conduct oversight visits at SAPS stations and in communities to address issues like drugs and gangsterism plaguing communities and to promote... Read More

Walking Bus Initiative to Boost Learner Safety

24 July 2011

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Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

24 July 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Community Safety, Dan PlatoThis weekend saw 1 101 drivers screened at Safely Home alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province for driving under the influence of alcohol, resulting in no less than 39 arrests. Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

3 July 2011

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

Table Mountain Crime Hotspot Patrols Stepped up

30 June 2011

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

Minister Plato Voices Concern over Attacks on Table Mountain "Hotspots"

28 June 2011

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Media Alert: Minister Plato to Commend Youth Safety Ambassadors

27 June 2011

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will tomorrow address the young people participating in the second Youth Safety Ambassadors Camp at the Chrysalis Academy in Tokai and hand over certificates to them for completing the second... Read More

Results of Safely Home Operations: First Weekend of School Holidays

26 June 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyThis weekend's integrated law enforcement operations led to the arrest of 25 drivers who were found to be under the influence of alcohol. Read More

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