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SIU and Hawks raid Home Affairs offices in five provinces 

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) with the assistance of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, also known as the Hawks, on Friday conducted searches...

Declarations are weak weapons against transnational organised crime, GI-TOC tells United Nations

Statements and declarations are not winning the war against transnational organised crime, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC) director Mark Shaw told the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) on Thursday. Speaking at the CCPCJ General Debate, Shaw said the increasingly...

Eastern Cape introduces technology to fight stock theft

Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane has stated that the widespread stock theft in the province has led government to introduce a technology-based system to help combat the scourge. This crime has been causing emerging rural farmers to lose millions of rands. Mabuyane made these comments during...

Over 1.2 million calls to Gauteng 10111 line dropped in a year

Over 1.2 million calls to Gauteng’s police emergency call centre were “dropped” from 1...

SIX SUSPECTS SHOT DEAD IN SEPARATE POLICE SHOOTOUTS

Six suspects were shot and fatally wounded and five firearms were recovered in two...

KZN police caution against sharing old voice note on Pietermaritzburg prison break

Thirty-one prisoners did not escape from custody in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday. KwaZulu-Natal police spokesman Colonel...

Inaugural National Security and Safety Townhall to debate the future of South Africa’s national security

As South Africa gears up for the national elections on 29 May, the South...

Majority of missing SAPS firearms not recovered

Men and women in National Police Commissioner General Fannie Masemola’s SA Police Service (SAPS)...

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Industry

Facility focus: Expert insights, future solutions at Facilities Management Seminar Theatre

The Facilities Management Seminar Theatre, hosted at Facilities Management Expo is an excellent opportunity for market professionals to extend their knowledge on current trends...

How to safeguard your future: Expert insights shared at Securex Seminar...

Securex South Africa, which takes place from 11 to 13 June 2024 at Gallagher Convention Centre, is the ultimate forum for learning about security...

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Civil Security

Declarations are weak weapons against transnational organised crime, GI-TOC tells United...

Statements and declarations are not winning the war against transnational organised crime, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC) director Mark Shaw told the...

SIX SUSPECTS SHOT DEAD IN SEPARATE POLICE SHOOTOUTS

Six suspects were shot and fatally wounded and five firearms were recovered in two separate police shootouts in KwaZulu-Natal during the early hours of...

KZN police caution against sharing old voice note on Pietermaritzburg prison...

Thirty-one prisoners did not escape from custody in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday. KwaZulu-Natal police spokesman Colonel Robert Netshiunda said a voice note, claiming that 31 prisoners...

State Security

SIU and Hawks raid Home Affairs offices in five provinces 

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) with the assistance of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, also known as the Hawks, on Friday conducted searches...

Inaugural National Security and Safety Townhall to debate the future of South...

As South Africa gears up for the national elections on 29 May, the South African Aerospace, Maritime and Defence Industries Association (AMD) is shining...

Highly skilled police officers leaving SAPS at an alarming rate, warns...

Highly skilled and specialised members of the Special Task Force and National Intervention Unit divisions are exiting the SA Police Service at an alarming...

Police

Over 1.2 million calls to Gauteng 10111 line dropped in a...

Over 1.2 million calls to Gauteng’s police emergency call centre were “dropped” from 1 March 2023 and 1 March this year. In a recent parliamentary...

Majority of missing SAPS firearms not recovered

Men and women in National Police Commissioner General Fannie Masemola’s SA Police Service (SAPS) reported 742 firearms stolen in the 2022/23 financial year with...

Suspended sentence for cop who assaulted colleague

A police officer, who assaulted his colleague at the Kroonstad South African PoliceService garage almost two years ago, was handed a suspended sentence onTuesday. The...

Opinion & Analysis

RICA: South Africa is falling behind African neighbours in its bid...

In a society as complex as South Africa, there are few easy wins in the fight against crime. Using the Regulation of Interception of...

Owning a gun in South Africa offers some safety, but risks...

South Africa has one of the highest homicide rates in the world, eclipsed only by Honduras and a handful of Caribbean island states. Furthermore,...

South Africa’s security forces once brutally entrenched apartheid. It’s been a...

One of the important tasks that faced South Africa’s democratic government after 1994 was to reform the apartheid-era security apparatus. The African National Congress (ANC),...

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