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News and Speeches for Ministry of Police Oversight and Community Safety

WCLA issue fines to liquor outlets amounting to just under R 7 million

12 February 2024

Between 1 November 2022 and 24 November 2023, the Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) issued 169 fines to licensed liquor outlets across the province, amounting to R 6 990 000. Forty-nine (49) of these fines totaling R 2 100 000 were issued to... Read More

Operations by Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9 Rural Safety Units

9 February 2024

The Mossel Bay, Overstrand and Swartland K-9 Units, in partnership with the Rural Safety Units (RSUs) in the Overstrand and Swartland areas, are continuing to work hard to help create safer communities. Read More

Peace Officers find further opportunities with various stakeholders

8 February 2024

Between 2022 to date, the Western Cape Department of Police Oversight and Community Safety has created 206 Peace Officer (PO) opportunities across 13 municipalities in the province. Read More

Young women can now submit applications for Chrysalis

5 February 2024

Statement by the Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen Young women can now submit applications for Chrysalis Read More

WCLA conduct more than 800 inspections in one month

1 February 2024

Statement by the Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen WCLA conduct more than 800 inspections in one month Read More

14 Arrested by Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9 Rural Safety Units

24 January 2024

14 Arrested by Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9 Rural Safety Units in one week. Read More

IPID register just under 200 alleged SAPS contravention cases in 2nd Quarter 

22 January 2024

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) report for the 2nd quarter of the 2023/24 financial year shows that in the Western Cape, between July 2023 to September 2023, 196 cases were registered with the entity for investigation. Read More

December sees LEAP Officers arresting more than 1100 suspects

17 January 2024

The Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) officers ensured greater visibility in various hotspot areas where they are deployed. Between 4 and 31 December 2023, the officers arrested 1 103 individuals for various crimes, while confiscating 15... Read More

More than 230 young men embark on their empowering Chrysalis journey

16 January 2024

Statement by the Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen Read More

LEAP vehicles damaged in Hanover Park

9 January 2024

I am deeply disturbed that three Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) vehicles were damaged over the weekend in Hanover Park. Read More

Operations by Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9 and Rural Safety Units

22 December 2023

The Mossel Bay, Overstrand and Swartland K-9 Units, in partnership with the Rural Safety Units (RSUs) in the Overstrand and Swartland areas, continues to make inroads in the fight against crime in their respective areas, particularly in reducing... Read More

LEAP Officers confiscate 27 firearm during November

19 December 2023

The Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) officers once again made their presence felt when they executed various operations across the areas where they are deployed. Between 30 October and 3 December 2023, the officers confiscated 27 firearms and... Read More

37 Peace Officers graduate in Swellendam and Theewaterskloof

14 December 2023

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen Read More

More than 1 550 apply to train at Chrysalis

4 December 2023

Statement by the Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen More than 1 550 apply to train at Chrysalis Read More

K-9 and Rural Safety Units successes in Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay

1 December 2023

The Mossel Bay, Overstrand and Swartland K-9 Units, in partnership with the Rural Safety Units (RSUs) in the Overstrand and Swartland areas, once again conducted various crime fighting operations in their respective areas. Read More

Young men have three days left to submit applications for Chrysalis

15 November 2023

Statement by the Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen Read More

Various operations in Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay

15 November 2023

Various operations by Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9 and Rural Safety Units in one week Read More

LEAP officers arrest more than 1 100 suspects during October

13 November 2023

The Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) officers continue to be impactful. Between 2 and 29 October 2023, the officers arrested 1 174 individuals, while also confiscating 24 firearms from across the metro. Read More

Weekly Swartland, Overstrand, Mossel Bay K-9 and Rural Safety Units Operations

8 November 2023

The Mossel Bay, Overstrand and Swartland K-9 Units, in partnership with the Rural Safety Units (RSUs) in the Overstrand and Swartland areas, were actively combatting criminal activities throughout their regions. Read More

IPID's silence on Judge Thulare's findings is deafening

7 November 2023

More than 12 months after the damning finding by Western Cape High Court Judge, Daniel Thulare, it is deeply worrying that the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has not been available to provide an update on their investigations to... Read More

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