“Our children can’t play outside any more” say Hillview residents

DA ward councillor claims 176 people have been killed in the past three years in the area


News | 17 June 2022

A crèche battles to survive after cops fail to pitch

Teachers say they fear for their and the children’s safety


News | 13 June 2022

Prosecutor throws out badly-prepared case, gets arrested by police

Court awards damages against National Director of Public Prosecutions


Law | 7 June 2022

Delft protesters want better roads, better policing, and toilets at the taxi rank

“We want a bigger police station and more police to serve the community” says SANCO leader


News | 6 June 2022

Middelburg woman must get R540,000 from the Minister of Police, court rules

“This type of unruly behaviour by the police must be discouraged at all costs,” says judge after unlawful arrest


Law | 3 June 2022

Self-defence vs murder: Concourt overturns conviction of man who killed police officer

Liqhayiya Tuta said he believed he was being attacked and that two officers did not identify themselves when they tried to arrest him


Law | 1 June 2022

Khayelitsha teachers demand more police patrols

Teachers at Matthew Goniwe Memorial High say they are being targeted by criminals in the area


Brief | 31 May 2022

Police are overstretched and understaffed in the North West

“Those responsible for the community’s safety have failed us” says resident


Brief | 23 May 2022

Makhaza might wait another four years for promised police station

Bheki Cele’s 2018 promise will not be kept until 2025-6


Brief | 18 May 2022

Thirteen years after a disabled child spent a night in a filthy cell, court slashes damages payout

Court reduces Minister of Safety and Security’s damages payout by R20,000 and orders each party to pay its own costs


Law | 19 April 2022

Free Gender says Khayelitsha police are mishandling murder case of lesbian woman

Access to justice for black lesbians and people in Khayelitsha is “elusive”


News | 14 April 2022

Crowd outside court demand release of men following vigilante killing

Police were stoned on Thursday as they fled the crime scene with the victims


Brief | 11 April 2022

Zimbabweans live in fear of vigilantes in Diepsloot

Meanwhile police conduct searches for undocumented immigrants


News | 11 April 2022

Slap on the wrist for police commander who ignored torture allegations

SAPS failing to enforce discipline in its ranks


News | 6 April 2022

Constitutional Court finds Minister liable for sloppy police work

Minister of Police must pay damages to woman who was held hostage and repeatedly raped over a 15-hour period


Law | 5 April 2022

Rape accused set free pending DNA tests, goes on to rape and murder a child

Judge flags tragic consequences of DNA test backlog


Law | 22 March 2022