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1 April 2020
It has come to our attention through social media and other channels, that excessive force, vulgar language and other harsh forms of interaction are being used towards communities in the Western Cape, not only by the South African Police Service (SAPS), but by other Law Enforcement Agencies and the ...
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 ...