1. Jamie McKane

    SAPS launches new "My SAPS" crime-fighting app

    SAPS launches new "My SAPS" crime-fighting app The South African Police Service (SAPS) is set to launch a new app which citizens can use to fight crime. MyBroadband found the application - called My SAPS - on the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store. Vodacom is listed as the app’s developer.
  2. Jamie McKane

    South African police crisis

    South African police crisis The South African Police Service has a huge crisis on its hands, with a large number of officers being unfit to carry firearms. Beeld reported that 41% of police officers (8,731 out of 21,206) who were assessed failed their annual shooting test.
  3. Anthro

    Taxi driver shot in apparent road rage incident

    A man believed to be a bodybuilder was arrested after allegedly shooting a taxi driver and then exchanging fire with the police in Roodepoort. Police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said the man, 26, fled the crime scene in Honeydew, after shooting and injuring a taxi driver in an...
  4. K

    Massive issue with licensing department

    I’m really hoping someone can help. 9 years ago my cat was stolen. I reported it stolen and the registration number was taken down incorrectly. After three months of trying to get it fixed, my insurer (First Gor Women) told me they had a contact in SAPS and would get it corrected and then have...
  5. Z

    Firearm Competency - Where to apply

    Hi all, Like in the title, I have to apply for my competency ASAP. Around JHB area. Just wondering if anyone has any experience with this recently? What branch would be the best to do so? Cheers
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    New SAPS Crime Intelligence boss had criminal record, an affair, and side businesses

    New SAPS Crime Intelligence boss had criminal record, an affair, and side businesses – Report New acting crime intelligence head Pat Mokushane has a “dodgy past”, according to a report by the City Press.
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    Police commissioner used SAPS helicopter to fly 4km for Wimpy breakfast – Report

    Police commissioner used SAPS helicopter to fly 4km for Wimpy breakfast – Report Northern Cape police commissioner Risimati Shivuri used a helicopter intended for fighting crime to fly 4km for a Wimpy breakfast, according to the Sunday Times.
  8. F

    Caught shoplifting but not "charged" - is there a criminal record?

    So this happened the other day and it's wrecking my brain. Some student friends and I were in a local convince store. We were browsing separately, when I noticed a staff member come up to one of my friends and a situation appeared to ensue. Basically she had seen him pop a small item into his...
  9. R

    What is the proper procedure when being pulled over for drunk driving?

    I was on my way home from dinner with a friend on Wednesday evening. I stopped at a robot and a police van pulled up behind me, stopped, then pulled next to me. I made eye contact with the driver. I was in a lane to turn right, they were in a lane to go straight, but I wasn't sure where they...
  10. E

    Get phone number from IMSI Number

    Yesterday morning i had my Samsung Galaxy S4 Snatched out of my hands while waiting outside of home affairs in Pinetown. We have done the normal procedures by reporting it to the police, have blacklisted the phone via the IMEI number. We also had Avast software saved on the phone. The...
  11. schumi

    EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Cape Town family alleges torture at hands of police

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  12. Kevin Lancaster

    SA police 10111 scanner in Western Cape broken since 2013

    SA police 10111 scanner in Western Cape broken since 2013 A scanner which tracks all emergency calls to the police’s 10111 call centre in the Western Cape has indeed not been working since 2013.
  13. A

    WATCH: Shocking footage of alleged police brutality in Fourways emerges (* Graphic*)

    DOUGLASDALE – A video has emerged which depicts alleged police brutality by members of the Douglasdale Police. According to Anton and Shane (not their real names), who narrate their experiences with the police officers in the video, the incident occurred on 18 August at 3.30am in Pineslopes...
  14. P

    Hey with a video =) (everybody loves videos!)

    Been a voyeur of broadband forum, however now i have decided to take the next step and post! =) The reason for posting? - Shed light on an event of Police incompetence that occurred with me (SAPS Douglasdale), my objective is to put this out as much as I can until something gets done...
  15. R

    SA gets first e-police station

    SA gets first e-police station National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega launched South Africa's first e-police station in Kabokweni, Mpumalanga on Friday, during National Police Day celebrations.
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    What should happen when you lie about having a matric

    What should happen when you lie about having a matric Hlaudi Motsoeneng should consider himself lucky – lying about having a matric qualification does not always end with a promotion
  17. M

    The Role of SAPS In Illegal Evictions

    I wrote this letter today but it could be helpful to an anonymous reader here, so perhaps someone can outline what SAPS should be doing. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Please allow me to request further information from you...
  18. T

    One in every four calls to 10111 are either not answered, dropped, or “mishandled”

    Who you gonna call? 19 Apr 2014 Rowan Philp KWAZULU-NATAL’S middle-class residents are turning their backs on the police 10111 system, with at least 70% now calling community or security call centres first in emergencies. Weekend Witness traced a dozen emergencies this month back to the...
  19. T

    Falsely charged with assault by airline official

    A friend of mine has been charged with assault (police confirmed this) after turning around the ID badge of an airline official at the airport to read her name after she repeatedly refused to identify. Apparently she was acting on instruction from her boss and the SAPS in fact tried to...
  20. I

    Police ‘refused to help’ bleeding man Cape Town - Limping and bleeding after being attacked by striking construction workers in Mitchells Plain, Alan Bissolati says two police officers told him to “f*** off” when he asked them for help on Tuesday...