POLICING

Video: The death of Ishmael Gama at the hands of Gauteng police

More than a year after his death, and months after the police watchdog implicated eight officers in murder, police management has not acted.

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7 July 2021

Man accused of stealing a cellphone and set alight recovers in hospital from severe burns

At least three people killed every day by vigilantes according to latest quarterly crime stats

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5 July 2021

Gauteng police have killed hundreds, but SAPS leaves brutal cops unchecked

Official statistics show no Gauteng officers have been disciplined for violent offences since 2016

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5 July 2021

SACP picket in Western Cape calls for inquiry into “the rot within the police”

The party says the public have lost all confidence and trust in the police

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25 June 2021

Immigrant shop owners plead to be allowed to continue trading in Diepkloof

“All we want is to operate our shops and look after our families”

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18 June 2021

Langa residents are fed up with their police

Community leaders claim their safety patrol is more effective than SAPS

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17 June 2021

Supporters of axed top cop Jeremy Vearey march to Parliament

They want him reinstated and a public inquiry into SAPS

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10 June 2021

Police commissioner Khehla Sitole admits that SAPS discipline needs overhaul

Sitole told Parliament that an “independent” discipline unit needs to be established

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1 June 2021

Spaza shop owners accuse police of stealing their cash

Diepsloot police say they confiscated R63,000. The shop owners claim it is more than double that amount

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31 May 2021

Parliament rebukes SAPS for poor discipline as watchdog probes 794 killings by police

But Parliament has failed to enforce its recommendations in the past

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25 May 2021

Constitutional Court orders Minister of Police to pay torture victims

Two men were detained for eight months for murdering a family. They didn’t do it.

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19 May 2021

How SAPS protects the killers within its ranks

Every year, police in South Africa kill hundreds of people and are accused of brutalising thousands more.

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11 May 2021

IPID finds “no misconduct” in using a water cannon on SASSA beneficiaries

Western Cape legislature says IPID report “disgraceful”

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7 May 2021

Khayelitsha residents want to know exactly when they will get the police station they were promised

Land for the Makhaza police station was identified already in 2004

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16 April 2021