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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Media Alert: Crime Fighter Award and NHW Accreditation Ceremony

27 November 2018

Tomorrow, 28 November 2018, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, will hand over an award to a heroic crime fighter in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Release: Chrysalis Graduates Can Contribute to Creating a Safer Province

26 November 2018

Chrysalis Graduates Can Contribute to Creating a Safer Western Cape Read More

Media Alert: Invitation to Chrysalis Academy formal Graduation

23 November 2018

MEDIA ALERT: INVITATION TO CHRYSALIS ACADEMY FORMAL GRADUATION 23 November 2018 Read More

Media release:Winde reiterates offer of salary money for more police reservists

21 November 2018

Media release: Winde reiterates offer of salary money to get more police reservists on patrol 21 November 2018 Read More

The Safer Western Cape Conference Gets Underway

15 November 2018

The Department of Community Safety, in partnership with the Department of the Premier, hosted the Safer Western Cape Plenary Session, from Tuesday, 13 November to 14 November 2018, at the River Club in Observatory, Cape Town. Read More

Media Release: Attacking Police is an attack on Community and Constitution

14 November 2018

Provincial Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde strongly condemns the attack on the Vredenburg police station that occurred yesterday.  Read More

Media Alert: MEC Winde to visit Steenberg Police Station and Lavender Hill Base

14 November 2018

Tomorrow, Thursday 15 November, Minister Alan Winde will conduct an oversight visit to the Steenberg police station and the Lavender Hill Base Camp. Read More

Media Release: Work towards making this Province the safest in the Country

14 November 2018

All Should Work Towards Making This Province the Safest in The Country Read More

Media Alert: Invitation to Safer Western Cape Conference and Media Briefings

12 November 2018

Media are invited to attend the Safer Western Cape conference at The River Club in Cape Town on Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th November 2018. Read More

Minister Winde and Provincial Police Commissioner join hands to fight crime

8 November 2018

Minister Winde and Provincial Police Commissioner join hands to fight crime Read More

Media Alert: MEC Alan Winde and Provincial Police Commissioner Press Conference

7 November 2018

Tomorrow, Thursday 8 November, following a meeting with the Western Cape SAPS management, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde will host a press conference. He will be joined by the Provincial Police Commissioner, Lt Gen Jula.  Read More

Advocate assassination shows SAPS’ inability to clamp down on gang warfare

30 October 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Advocate assassination shows SAPS’ inability to clamp down on gang warfare Read More

Specialised Units or yet another fly-by-night gimmick?

9 October 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety There are serious questions surrounding Police Minister Bheki Cele’s latest promise of an apparent new Anti-Gang Unit to be launched on the Cape Flats on 1 November 2018. Read More

Statement by MEC Plato - Train arson – R100 000 still available to get culprits

1 October 2018

Train arson – R100 000 still available to get culprits behind bars Last week’s train arson attacks across Cape Town damaged six coaches in three different incidents. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato launches Khayelitsha Walking Bus initiative

20 September 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Khayelitsha Walking Bus initiative Read More

Media Alert:MEC Plato accompanies new Police Ombudsman taking his Oath of Office

19 September 2018

Media Alert: Minister Plato to accompany new Police Ombudsman taking his Oath of Office. Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato -Mr Parker kidnapping – SAPS’ assurance required

18 September 2018

Mr Parker kidnapping – SAPS’ assurance required Release: Immediate I am greatly relieved that Mr Liyaqat Parker has been safely returned to his family, following his kidnapping of more than two months ago in early July 2018. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato launches Parkwood Walking Bus initiative

13 September 2018

Tomorrow, Friday 14 September 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Parkwood. Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Crime Statistics 2018

11 September 2018

Crime Stats 2018 – 83% of South Africa’s gang related murder occurs in the Western Cape Date: 11September 2018 Release: Immediate Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato launches Grabouw Walking Bus initiative

10 September 2018

Tomorrow, Tuesday 11 September 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Grabouw. Read More

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