The Western Cape Department of Community Safety (DOCS) is at loggerheads with community police forums (CPFs) across the Western Cape due to the CPFs refusal to follow directives by the department. The CPFs are refusing to follow guidelines and directives issued by the department in relation to the election process[…]
As crime levels in the Western Cape remain a serious cause for concern in many communities, neighbourhood watch groups are an essential tool in fighting the scourge of crime within residential areas. However, while the City does provide various forms of support to established and accredited neighbourhood watch groups, members[…]
By Anees Teladia While many in Cape Town are relieved at the deployment of the South African National Defence Force in the Cape Flats and the increased police presence, murderous criminals and shameless gangsters continue to plague local communities. Several people have been wounded in gang-related violence this past weekend, with[…]
By Melanie Sauer The Department of Community Safety is calling for a collaborative approach to end gang-violence and crime in the Western Cape once and for all. Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, hosted a public meeting on Sunday in Elsies River to respond to the concerns of[…]
A Facebook page allegedly publishing photos from within Pollsmoor prison is causing a stir, with the Western Cape Department of Community Safety now demanding an investigation into its authenticity. The page, which was reportedly started in January and has since garnered over 3000 likes, has raised question marks as to[…]
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