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[…]
The South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) Western Cape has called President Cyril Ramaphosa to axe Minister of Police Bheki Cele of his duties and for Premier Alan Winde to dismiss MEC for Community Safety Albert Fritz. Sanco has accused the ministers of failing to implement a proper plan to[…]
The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has called for heightened safety measures for transport services like Uber and Bolt, in Nyanga. Fritz further called on community members to report known criminals in aims to make the communities safer. “We cannot allow the booming e-hailing industry to be put under[…]
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[…]
Since 2 July 2019, there have been over 43 arrests made in Bonteheuwel. The MEC of Community Safety, Albert Fritz applauds the sweeping successes of the 100 newly deployed Metro law enforcement officers in Bonteheuwel, Cape Town. Increase in police officers presence The newly deployed law enforcement has been discernibly presentand[…]
By Tauhierah Salie The Delft Community Police Forum has demanded action from their local police station, after a police constable was shot and killed and two others wounded in the area. In the early hours of Sunday morning, three officers were patrolling in Delft when they came under fire from[…]
The National Minister of Police has agreed to several proposals by the Western Cape Government, following a meeting to address policing needs and priorities in the province. In order to alleviate increasing crime, R5 million has been availed and 1 000 newly trained police recruits are expected to be deployed[…]
Following a bloody week where at least 14 people were killed in townships and suburbs on the Cape Flats, Western Cape MEC for Community Safety Albert Fritz said has called on the Minister of Police Bheki Cele to intervene. “It is incredibly concerning that all these deadly crimes are committed,[…]
The Western Cape’s minister of social development, Albert Fritz, has condemned the “steam-rolling” of recent amendments to the Children’s Act. Fritz said the amendments would make it illegal for anyone to charge fees for professional adoptive services, which would put a halt to adoptions in South Africa and abroad. According[…]
By Abubaker Abrahams Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz says his near death experience will push him to do more for impoverished and vulnerable youth in the province. Speaking to VOC Breakfast Beat on Monday, Fritz relayed his harrowing experience being caught in a gun battle in Nyanga on[…]
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