Fresh allegations, including torture and murder, against the police's crime intelligence division have emerged from sensitive legal documents.
A spate of perturbing cases involving our police and court systems has strong political undertones, writes Sam Sole.
Fifteen members of the Durban Organised Crime Unit - disbanded in February after allegations of a death squad - have been arrested, say the Hawks.
A police watchdog body has said it would lay charges against a worrying number of police officers who failed to report wrongdoing.
Former police spy chief Richard Mdluli is refusing to go down without a fight, as more details of his political cosseting emerge.
It is not the first time the director general of the labour department has been tipped for the position.
A court challenge by suspended police chief Bheki Cele could stymie the president's bid to save crime intelligence lynchpin Richard Mdluli.
One of the biggest challenges facing SAPS is the "widely held perception" among its own staff and the public that many members and leaders are corrupt
Police say Sean Hoare, the whistleblower reporter who alleged widespread hacking at the News of the World, has been found dead.
Charges against French journalist Sophie Bouillon and her boyfriend have been dropped after her story of alleged police brutality in SA caused a stir.
Minister of Safety and Security Nathi Mthethwa said on Monday that the public's perception of police corruption was correct.
A judge on Thursday called for a probe into police corruption after a security guard paid a police captain to obtain a weapon.