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19 June 2019
A huge thank you to all those who have rallied communities for the purpose of this investigation, we sincerely appreciate it. For those who have not come to share their concerns, please note that there is still time. We will be in the following areas over the course of the next few weeks. KLEINMOND ...
3 June 2019
A complaint from the Overstrand area, has culminated in the Western Cape Police Ombudsman calling for public comment in the local and mainstream papers as well as a notice in the Provincial Gazette. To date, the WCPO has received an influx of submissions from Gansbaai, Kleinmond, Hermanus and ...
13 April 2018
The women of the WCPO joined in with the rest of the country to celebrate the life of Mama Winnie Mandela. On Friday the WCPO women paid tribute to her legacy, by wearing all black, with a head scarf to honour her style. The message was simple: “she is not dead, she multiplied” Advocate Pikoli ...
22 February 2018
Since our inception we've had the privilege of sharing our mandate to the most vulnerable of society. The WCPO heard harrowing accounts of how blind persons were ridiculed at police stations when reporting crime. For this reason, we felt strongly that we needed to have our brochure transcribed into ...
8 December 2017
To all those who have assisted our office this year, our stakeholders and clients alike: We cannot do this work without you. Thank you for your valuable contribution throughout the year. During the festive season, our office will operate on skeleton staff. Also, kindly note that we will close at 11 ...
24 November 2017
Earlier this month, my office was requested by the Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Community Safety to investigate the decline in the number of active reservists in the Western Cape. The investigation by the WCPO will focus on whether there is an adverse impact on service delivery by the ...