The pillaging and destruction, which started in KwaZulu-Natal in reaction to former president Jacob Zuma’s incarceration, has been hijacked by residents and non-ANC members
Soweto congregants says police invaded their church and fired shots; Jo’burg metro police say they used pepper fog to disperse the crowd
South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city
Guidelines can’t regulate the police and military’s use of lethal force and will, in the end, be subordinate
to bad legislation
Brutality at the hands of those meant to protect us is just too common in our society and is mostly targeted at poor, black people
The Defence Force and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate now say their inquiries into the death of Collins Khosa are not complete
Excessive use of force by the security forces during the Covid-19 pandemic has overwhelmingly been experienced in poor communities
The defence minister said allegations in court papers that she had violated people’s rights had no basis in law
The family of Collin Khosa — allegedly killed at the hands of SANDF and JMPD members — want the president to explain how he will ensure this never happens again
Residents of 11 buildings in Johannesburg have challenged the constitutionality of the raids they were subjected to in the high court
"I felt compassion for the fact that they are cops in Johannesburg and, to them, this is a normal way to treat another human".
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula released the crime statistics on Tuesday, revealing that robbery is the highest it’s been in a decade.
An anti-rape campaigner says metro police officers pulled her off the N1 and gang-raped her
JMPD says it knows nothing about the alleged harassment of traders and resultant goods confiscation by cops during Operation Clean Sweep.
Police are probing the Johannesburg metro police for allegedly using an unauthorised blue light convoy to escort the Zimbabwean police commissioner.
The Johannesburg metro police has denied that officers crashed into an MP’s car and insulted her, the New Age reported.
The City of Johannesburg has welcomed allegations made against metro police officers in a Corruption Watch report.
The Johannesburg Metro Police Department is considering prohibiting private cars from certain parts of the city centre.
Johannesburg metro police are investigating some of their officers for allegedly opening fire on a family car, wounding a woman in Midrand.
The metro police officer leans into your window: Do you pay a quick bribe and drive off, or take your punishment on the chin?
‘This, my dear, is the man in charge of the freeways,” serves as my introduction to acting Inspector Bongani Mavuso of the metro police.
The relationship between workers and Johannesburg Metro Police chief Chris Ngcobo has been irreparably damaged, a union said on Tuesday.
The City of Johannesburg has agreed to demands from Samwu to have JMPD chief Chris Ngcobo suspended until a corruption investigation is concluded.
Samwu is sending a ”strong warning” to substitute employees from provincial licensing centres to not undermine the JMPD strike.
Johannesburg metro police and the South African Municipal Workers’ Union on Monday signed an agreement on wages and wage scales for metro officers.
Metro police officers will continue their protest outside their Johannesburg headquarters on Thursday while union bosses meet with city management.
Protesting metro police officers fired live ammunition at South African Police Service (SAPS) members in Johannesburg on Wednesday.
Some of Johannesburg’s metro police ”don’t know how to do the job properly” and need the training they are getting from United States experts, says the city’s police chief. Some officers in the Johannesburg Metro Police Department were lazy and corrupt, Chief Superintendent Chris Ngcobo said on Wednesday.