With access to high political power, she believed she was unaccountable and untouchable, writes David Bruce.
National commissioner Riah Phiyega's questionable fitness for office is just one of the many problems the SAPS faces, writes David Bruce.
A leaked police report suggests a SAPS chemicals supplier is possibly guilty of tender collusion.
Protesters have called on commissioner Riah Phiyega and Minister Nathi Nhleko to ban the use of R5 assault rifles in public order policing.
Police chief Riah Phiyega finds herself with fewer friends as SAPS top brass are forced to hang her out to dry.
A parliamentary committee has grilled police commissioners over a statement in which they expressed support for General Riah Phiyega.
The police have failed to solve the deaths of two government officials, seen as victims of politically motivated hits
We should never forget that our Constitution was designed to prevent the state from violating the rights of citizens and that includes crime suspects.
The SA Police Service says it has never questioned the validity of a summons delivered against deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba.
The survey also found that three in ten adults fear going to a police station to report a crime.
The SAPS wants Ian Farlam to leave the ‘policing of the police’ to Ipid, but he says he can make recommendations on who should be prosecuted.
The Constitutional Court didn't provide a test for determining the legality of a proposed measure, which may be due to the limited nature of the case.
Crime figures at the Sophiatown police station have risen and even the dilapidated flats where officers live with their families are not immune.
Deliberate political decisions have been taken to move South Africa towards repression, writes Jane Duncan.
June 26 is the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. There should be no more police torture in South Africa, yet it continues.
Captain Renate Barnard has handed in her resignation after a protracted battle for promotion within the SAPS, denied her because she is white.
Public hearings of the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry have concluded, with the Social Justice Coalition asking to find the police inefficient.
New Minister of Police Nkosinathi Nhleko is ready to take on the 'weighty responsibility' of maintaining stability.
There is a lack of leadership for combating corruption in the SAPS, an expert witness told the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry.