south african police service (saps)

  1. Jan

    Foreign ownership restrictions in Private Security Regulation Amendment Bill is bad news

    New law puts restrictions on private security companies in South Africa — and it's bad news The private security industry has warned that a new law will cost jobs, make South Africans less safe, and put more strain on the overstretched SAPS.
  2. Jan

    Private security and police prepare on reports planned insurrection on 23 August

    Ready for action — Against the plot to bring South Africa to its knees on 23 August Private security firms like Fidelity are ready to support the South African Police Service (SAPS) if there is another outbreak of public violence. Wahl Bartmann, CEO of Fidelity Services Group, said his...
  3. Jan

    Police on extended deployment to KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng ahead of Zuma court appearance

    South Africa on high alert ahead of Zuma court appearance South African police officers have been deployed in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal ahead of former president Jacob Zuma’s court appearance on Tuesday. The City Press reported that national police commissioner Khehla Sitole had extended the...
  4. Jan

    "Situation seems to have calmed down" - SANDF

    Rioters lose steam The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has issued a statement saying that the violence and looting that has gripped the country for the past week seems to have calmed down. "Operation Prosper is underway in various parts of the Gauteng and Kwa-Zulu Natal to put...
  5. Jan

    No warning shots and other rules for soldiers during Operation PROSPER

    Rules for soldiers while fighting riots in South Africa revealed The Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans has published a code of conduct for South Africa's armed forces to adhere to during their mission to support the police in quelling riots around the country. "Upholding and...
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    SA police want to blast protesters with sound waves

    SA police want to blast protesters with sound waves The SAPS are looking to combat protests with non-lethal sound cannons
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    Criminals thwarted by iPhone tracker

    iPhone foils criminals in SA A successful mugging was turned around by the police, with the help of standard consumer-level smartphone technology
  8. jes

    SAPS website still vulnerable: hacker

    SAPS website still vulnerable: hacker Despite claims to the contrary, the SAPS website is still vulnerable claims hacker
  9. jes

    SAPS website hacker "Domainer" interviewed

    SAPS website hacker "Domainer" interviewed Domainer, the Anonymous hacker behind the release of data from the SAPS website reveals how he breached the site’s security
  10. jes

    No confidential data leaked in website hack, says SAPS

    No confidential data leaked in website hack, says SAPS Concerns remain over private information that was leaked, however
  11. jes

    R501-million still owed to ICASA

    R501-million still owed to ICASA Over R200-million owed to the regulator by the defence force and police