Panelists at a Wits debate say the SAPS need to work with communities to be perceived positively so that protesters stop getting hurt and killed.
Serious doubts have been raised about the legitimacy of the police submission to the Marikana inquiry for the testimony of Mr X to be held in camera.
The SCA has reserved judgment following the NPA's appeal after a court reinstated charges against suspended crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli.
The police have submitted an application for a witness dubbed Mr X to testify in-camera at the Farlam commission of inquiry.
After being shot and missing a performance, hip-hop musician Khuli Chana's lawyers have submitted a letter to the police demanding compensation.
After an emergency meeting, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the "hit list" containing the names of 18 police officers is a fabrication.
The SAPS says it will look into the death of the police inspectorate's divisional commissioner, who was found dead in his office earlier in the week.
Sanef deputy Makhudu Sefara speaks about the police's threats of legal action over intercepted calls involving commissioner Riah Phiyega.
South Africans had high hopes when Riah Phiyega stepped into office as national police commissioner last year. Those hopes, it seems, were misplaced.
When musician Khuli Chana was shot by the police on Monday morning, the officers may themselves have been unclear on whether they were acting legally.
Recently appointed crime intelligence head Chris Ngcobo has been placed on special leave after "discrepancies" in his qualifications emerged.
ISS analyst Gareth Newham and M&G reporter Sarah Evans unpack the realities that lie beneath the numbers from this year's national crime statistics.
The white paper clarifies that awaiting-trial detainees may not be held in the South African Police Service cells after their first court appearance.
Whistle-blowers' information on crime has been downloaded when the official South African Police Service website was hacked into, says Sita.
Unconstitutional interrogation tactics by South African police reflect erosion of rights the world over, says Niren Tolsi.
The police minister says civil claims against that SAPS cost around R7-billion, but new information has surfaced that the total was actually double.
Fictional super-sleuth Sherlock Holmes aimed to solve 100% of his cases, but SA Police Service detectives have their sights set much lower.
The police team who shot dead striking mineworkers were thanked for following protocol, says National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega.
"Brutality" is a word that cannot fail to evoke a visceral response: those who perpetrate it are bad.