Policing

Evicted Alexandra families spend the night on the street

Dozens of families evicted from container housing by the City of Johannesburg

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News | 13 February 2024

Two people are killed in gang violence in the Western Cape every day

At least 74 were bystanders

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Opinion | 8 February 2024

New Makhaza police station can’t open because there’s no water or electricity

The station was completed at the end of December after a 10-year wait

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News | 7 February 2024

Mowbray police assault: no names and no consequences

Victim has left work out of fear

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News | 26 January 2024

A woman was raped in 2010. It’s almost 2024 and her damages case is still in court

Andy Kawa is suing the police for millions of rands for negligence

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News | 14 December 2023

Nearly two decades later, Makhaza police station is finally set to open soon

Meanwhile the community is being serviced by a 24-hour patrol and a mobile unit

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News | 11 December 2023

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

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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

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Brief | 28 November 2023

Bheki Cele responds to police assault

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

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Brief | 20 November 2023

Barber assaulted by police officers in full view of CCTV

Video shows Juma Igiranieza being beaten up at his workplace

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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

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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.”

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News | 29 September 2023

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

Ntokozo Patrick Xulu spent 813 days behind bars

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Law | 19 September 2023