Transgender woman who says she was raped in police custody has waited four years for justice

High Court judge critical of the Minister of Police’s “lackadaisical approach” to dealing with the matter


News | 5 December 2023

Man dies in police custody after “struggle” with Table View cops

Given Mabusela was pronounced dead on arrival at Du Noon clinic


Brief | 28 November 2023

Bheki Cele responds to police assault

Minister says video of police beating Juma Igiranieza looks like grievous bodily harm


Brief | 20 November 2023

Barber assaulted by police officers in full view of CCTV

Video shows Juma Igiranieza being beaten up at his workplace


Video | 10 November 2023

Protection racket halts toilet cleaning in Khayelitsha

Service provider withdrew after threats at gunpoint and extortion attempts

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News | 9 November 2023

Police brutality is a big problem. Here’s how to change the law to fix it

But amending the law will not be enough. Police leadership must commit to addressing brutality.

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Opinion | 7 November 2023

Community policing forums should be holding police accountable

CPFs are not just there to help cops do their jobs


Opinion | 3 November 2023

Police silent on crime reporting system problems

“This is just a classic case of laziness from the police. There is always a solution.”


News | 29 September 2023

Victim of wrongful arrest gets R2.6-million from Minister of Police

Ntokozo Patrick Xulu spent 813 days behind bars


Law | 19 September 2023

Officer testifies why he shot homeless man

“I believed they were going to injure me, take my gun and shoot me”


News | 14 September 2023

Cops cautioned over arresting people for cannabis use and possession

“There is currently no legislation that prescribes what quantities of cannabis may be possessed or cultivated”


News | 4 September 2023

Man “maliciously arrested” by police gets R3.4 million in damages

But only after spending nearly three years in prison


Law | 24 August 2023

Millions spent but 11 years later, police station is a drug den

The meant-to-be newly renovated Ngqamakhwe police station has been stripped by vandals after construction work stopped


News | 11 August 2023

We will take matters into our own hands, Riverlea community leader warns Bheki Cele

Police minister and mining officials meet community following protests over violence blamed on informal miners


Brief | 4 August 2023

Police accused of shooting teenager during Slovo Park protest

SAPS investigating death of 16-year-old Karabo Chaka


Brief | 1 August 2023

DNA bungling delays justice for family of slain mother

“Three years later, the suspect is roaming outside”


News | 11 July 2023