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South Africa: Police Arrests Alleged Rhino Poachers - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The five, whose ages range from 31 and 35, were arrested yesterday by the members of the South African Police Service forming part of Operation Rhino, SAPS-led initiative aimed at bringing illegal hunters of rhino and other endangered species to justice.

South Africa: Police Arrest Suspected Illegal Miners in Benoni - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Yesterday evening at approximately 18:00 members of the South African Police Service National Intervention Unit (NIU) were involved in a skirmish with a group of suspects resulting in one fatality and multiple injuries.

South Africa: Police Committee Applauds Hawks for Arresting Suspected Terrorists - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
The Committee believes that the public needs to support the efforts of the DPCI in ensuring that all South Africans are protected and feel safe.

South Africa: Police On Sentencing of Former Durban Police Captain - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
"The accused proved that he did not belong to the SAPS by committing criminal activities and fleeing after the incident.

South Africa: 50 Years Imprisonment for Murder and Robbery - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The South African Police Service (SAPS) in Northern Cape has welcomed the two lengthy sentences handed on 13 July 2016 by the Kakamas Regional Court during which two persons involved in a murder case were sentenced to a combined 50 years ...

South Africa Hasn't Become More Violent Since Democracy

U.S. News & World Report - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Official South African police statistics are an imperfect measure of crime. This is because a range of individual, social and institutional factors determine whether a given incident will be identified as criminal, reported to or detected by the police ...

South Africa: Supporting SA's New Police Leadership - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
In May, the ISS hosted South Africa's acting police commissioner and five of his senior police generals at a seminar on the shake-up currently underway in the South Africa Police Service (SAPS). The event was one of many exchanges the ISS has with ...
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White South Africa's new dark side

Irish Times - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Dealing in the prime tenets of such organisations: commodity smuggling, money laundering, prostitution, arms dealing and people smuggling, an over-stretched, under-funded South African Police Service, infected by an ambient corruption, struggles even ...
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VIDEO: 16 girls rescued from human traffickers

eNCA - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Their rescue came as part of the Hawks and SAPS' Operation Expose. It has seen offices raid houses and factories targeting drug lords and human traffickers.
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Shot Irish man recovering slowly in South African hospital

Irish Times - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
According to Mr Kaye, the South African Police Services have launched an investigation but no arrests have been made so far, nor are there any suspects.

Ex-police captain gets 15 years for attempted murder

eNCA - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
JOHANNESBURG - The Durban Regional Court sentenced a former South African Police Service (SAPS) captain to 15 years imprisonment for attempted murder on Wednesday, police said.

Intimidated Uber drivers fearful of picking up passenger in Sandton

Times LIVE - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The company said it was working with private security‚ the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD)‚ South African Police Service‚ Gautrain management and all other relevant stakeholders. “Apparently JMPD on the ground here hasn't quite received ...

One shift: Officers patrol an anxious America

Alaska Dispatch News - ‎12 hours ago‎
A few months before the ambushes in Dallas and Baton Rouge, a man with a semi-automatic handgun opened fire outside the police station in Landover as officers were leaving roll call. With two of his brothers filming, .... So he drives south, to a Texas ...

South Africa: Police Official Killed On Duty - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The constable who was stationed at Hartbeesfontein Police station was killed while responding to a business burglary alarm at a local bank in Hartbeesfontein (Klerksdorp Cluster).

Officials 'lived high life on police medical aid funds'

Times LIVE - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
South African Police Service Medical Aid Scheme CEO Mbasa Mxenge, the son of struggle hero Griffiths Mxenge, has been suspended, with chief operations officer Thobile Gama, over allegations of fraud and financial misappropriation involving almost ...
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Black Lives Matter protest Rio police violence ahead of Olympics

AOL News - ‎11 hours ago‎
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 23 (Reuters) - American activists from the Black Lives Matter movement marched with Brazilian partners through central Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, to protest police violence before the city hosts the first-ever Olympics in South ...

'Neglected' baby taken to Joburg hospital

Independent Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
Upon arrival at the property, the paramedics found local community policing forum (CPF) members and SA Police Service officers on the scene.

What's it like to be a police officer in Maine today?

Press Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Police officers have also found themselves at the nexus of growing tension over race relations in the U.S. that has spilled into the streets with protests - sometimes violent - over recent fatal shootings of African-Americans by police in places such ...

Trollip looks forward to exploring SA and Namibia

Bedfordview & Edenvale News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Col Trollip (57) has been the station commander at the Edenvale SAPS for the past three years. Col Trollip was moved to the Edenvale station from Ivory Park after the Edenvale station lost a lot of key personnel when a new Tembisa station was opened.
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DA's Trollop in tears over farm abuse claims

Independent Online - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
He said that Rich Ngalo was the youngest child of a man he respected very much, he added that he tried to assist Ngalo to get a job with the South African Police Service but disputed that he had ever worked for him Trollip said when the family farm was ...