South African Police Service

 
Government action on femicide goes wrong from the bottom up
Government action on femicide goes wrong from the bottom up
South Africa has the highest rate of women murdered by their partners in the world, according a 2015 policy brief by the Cape Town based Alan J...
Police time and money go to pot
Police time and money go to pot
On a sweltering summer evening in downtown Johannesburg, Larry lit up a joint. The previous day, he had experienced an attempted smash-and-grab and...
JHB arson spree: Vigilantism, claims of xenophobia and a sleeping cop at a brothel
JHB arson spree: Vigilantism, claims of xenophobia and a sleeping cop at a brothel
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba is not convinced that xenophobia was behind the recent spate of house burnings in Johannesburg’s Rosettenville. Neither are residents of the area, who this week placed the blame on the police....
'Cut-and-paste' report invalid, says Phiyega
'Cut-and-paste' report invalid, says Phiyega
When the presidency moved this week to implement the recommendations of the Farlam report on the Marikana massacre, suspended national police...
Prisoners’ claims of torture ignored
Prisoners’ claims of torture ignored
The record of the subsequent medical examination notes Abel Phasha as being of “small build”. That is no exaggeration. Phasha is 31 years old...
Nhleko: SAPS spent almost R9-million on cars for Zuma's wives
Nhleko: SAPS spent almost R9-million on cars for Zuma's wives
More than R8.6-million of the South African Police Service budget has been spent on luxury vehicles for the wives of President Jacob Zuma over the...
Torture costs police R141k an hour
Torture costs police R141k an hour
Four years ago police arrested Robert Fisa at his taxi-rank barbershop, took him to a police station and tortured him. For the next four years the...
Still no compensation for shooting victim, 20 years later
Still no compensation for shooting victim, 20 years later
Close to 20 years ago, then two-year-old Tshireletso Nyeufane was shot in the head by his older brother, who was given a gun to play with by a police...
[From our archives] Phiyega flew too close to the sun
[From our archives] Phiyega flew too close to the sun
Riah Phiyega is now the third successive national police commissioner to fall spectacularly from grace. This continuing instability in the...
Policing: One policy size does not fit all
Policing: One policy size does not fit all
Once again, a South African Police Service national commissioner is facing a board of inquiry into her fitness to hold office and may be suspended...

Client Media Releases

Augmented Driving device Navdy available at iStore
MTN SA makes five executive appointments
Travel bots versus TMC