News and Speeches for Ministry of Community Safety

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato hosts Youth focussed religious leaders’ safety outreach

3 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Youth focussed religious leaders’ safety outreach in Langa Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Annual Report: 8th clean audit

3 November 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Annual Report: 8th clean audit allows for continued safety investment into communities   Date: 3 November 2017 Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Western Cape Government stand united

30 October 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Western Cape Government stand united with farming communities   Date: 29 October 2017 Release: Immediate Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Weekend Safety Diary

27 October 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Weekend Safety Diary – Minister Plato takes youth outreach to Hangberg, meets religious leaders in Marikana and joins AfriForum for a press briefing on farm murders Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Crime Stats 2017

24 October 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Crime Stats 2017 – Almost a quarter of all crime reported in the country occurs in the Western Cape Date: 24 October 2016 Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Airport shooting condemned

18 October 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Airport shooting condemned   Date: 18 October 2017 Release: Immediate Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Walking Bus initiatives

16 October 2017

This week, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch Walking Busses in the communities of Hangberg, Sarepta and Fisantekraal. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato continues with Youth outreaches and interventions

11 October 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato continues with Youth outreaches and interventions in Marikana, Lentegeur and Ocean View Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to engage with Hangberg, Marikana and Ocean View

9 October 2017

This week, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will be engaging various communities who have recently expressed unhappiness about the scourge of crime, violence, gangs and drugs in their communities, including the broader... Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato: 12 year sentence for EMS attacker welcomed

4 October 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety 12 year sentence for EMS attacker welcomed   Date: 4 October 2017 Release: Immediate Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato signs historic NHW MOA with the Cityof Cape Town

29 September 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato signs historic Neighbourhood Watch MOA with the City of Cape Town Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato to conduct solidarity walkabout with NHW in Kraaifontein

22 September 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to conduct solidarity walkabout with Neighbourhood Watches in Kraaifontein Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Premier Zille and Minister Plato host Liquor Enforcement Workshop

21 September 2017

Media Alert 21 September 2017 Release: Immediate Premier Zille and Minister Plato host Liquor Enforcement Workshop to help reduce Alcohol Related Harms Read More

MEDIA ALERT: PREMIER ZILLE AND MEC PLATO HOST WOMEN’S MONTH OUTREACH IN ATHLONE

24 August 2017

MEDIA ALERT 24 AUGUST 2017 RELEASE: IMMEDIATE Read More

Statement by MEC Plato - Urban Safety Report: Urgent resourcing of SAPS required

23 August 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety   Urban Safety Report: Urgent resourcing of SAPS required   Date: 23 August 2017 Read More

Statement by MEC Plato - Avian Park: Deployment of additional resources welcomed

15 August 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Avian Park: Deployment of additional resources welcomed Date: 15 August 2017 Release: Immediate Read More

Media Alert: MEC Plato launches Robertson and Worcester Walking Bus initiatives

10 August 2017

Today and tomorrow, Thursday 10 August 2017 and Friday 11 August 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Robertson and Worcester respectively. Read More

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato hosts Paarl East PNP session consultation

3 August 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Paarl East Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation session   Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato attends Chrysalis Graduation Ceremony

28 July 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato attends Chrysalis Graduation Ceremony Read More

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato hosts Gugulethu/Nyanga PNP consultation sessions

27 July 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Gugulethu/Nyanga Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation session Read More