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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Unroadworthy Buses Entering Western Cape: MEC writes to Northern Cape Counterpart

26 May 2010

Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max today wrote to the Northern Cape MEC for Transport, Safety and Liaison, Patrick Mabilo, to address the seemingly slack law enforcement by that province's traffic officials which directly impacts on road... Read More

MEC to Present President's Award for Youth Empowerment

26 May 2010

Tonight (Thursday 27 May 2010) Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will present eighty (80) young people from eleven (11) community youth groups and residential youth care facilities across the Western Cape with the President's Award for Youth... Read More

Media Alert: MEC Max to Addess 10111 Call Centre in Pinelands

24 May 2010

Tomorrow (Wednesday, 26 May 2010) Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will visit the 10111 call centre in Pinelands to assess the centre's current capacity and readiness to handle the expected influx of emergency and crime reporting calls... Read More

MEC to Address Steenberg/Lavender Hill Community on Crime in the Area

11 May 2010

Tonight (Wednesday, 12 May 2010), Western Cape Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will address the community and South African Police Service (SAPS) of Steenberg/Lavender Hill on crime in the area (focus on gang and drug-related crime) and the progress of... Read More

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

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