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27 April 2017
                       
 
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24 Apr 2017
 
 
DA: Zakhele Mbhele says DA will now ask Parliament to act against Ntlemeza
STATEMENT
The DA was present at the Hawks Head Office today and we were reliably informed that Berning Ntlemeza snuck into the building through the back-door, echoing his continuous efforts to evade...
 
 
20 Apr 2017
 
SA: Francois Beukman: Address by Chairperson of Portfolio Committee on Police, at the Human Rights Commission and African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum Seminar, Braamfontein, Johannesburg (20/04/2017)
Topics
Promoting a human rights culture within the South African Police Service (SAPS) and adherence to the human rights approach by front-service police personnel is a priority that is directly linked to...
 
 
SA: Police Committee lauds SAPS and Hawks on Omotoso and Military Base robbery arrests
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Police has commended today’s swift arrests by the South African Police Service (SAPS) and Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI/Hawks) in cases involving the...
 
 
13 Apr 2017
 
New Hawks acting head tried and tested investigator – Parly watchdog on police
POLITICS
The appointment of Yolisa Matakata as acting head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), more commonly known as the Hawks, was welcomed by Parliament’s portfolio committee on...
 
 
SA: Police Committee welcomed appointment of Acting Head of Hawks
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Police has welcomed today’s swift decision by Police Minister Mr Fikile Mbalula to appoint Lieutenant-General Yolisa Matakata as acting national head of the Directorate...
 
 
12 Apr 2017
 
SA: Police Committee calls for urgent appointment of Acting head of Hawks
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Police has noted today’s decision of the High Court in Pretoria which dismissed Major General Berning Ntlemeza’s leave to appeal a previous order of the court that set...
 
 
05 Apr 2017
 
SA: Efficient station commanders are key in equitable allocation of police resources
STATEMENT
The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Mr Francois Beukman, believes the challenge of striking an equilibrium between ensuring equitable allocation of police resources and scarce...
 
 
04 Apr 2017
 
SA: Police Committee suspends meeting on Hawks boss judgement
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Police has reviewed its earlier intention to hold a meeting to discuss the implications of the North Gauteng High Court judgement on the appointment of the Head of the...
 
 
17 Mar 2017
 
SA: Police Committee notes court judgement on Hawks head
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Police has taken note of today’s North Gauteng High Court judgement on the appointment of the Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI/Hawks), Mr...
 
 
15 Mar 2017
 
SA: Police Committee supports firearm amnesty for 2017
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Police has today expressed its support for the Police Minister’s intention to have a six-month firearm amnesty for 2017. However, it stressed that this should be done in...
 
 
02 Mar 2017
 
SA: Crime Stats to be released in Parliament tomorrow
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Police says its major focus will be on the effectiveness of strategies geared at reducing contact crimes when the Minister of Police and Acting National Commissioner...
 
 
27 Feb 2017
 
SA: Police Committee mourns passing of Judge Essa Moosa
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Police mourns the passing of Judge Essa Moosa, who passed away yesterday morning after a long illness. “Judge Moosa was a South African of immense integrity who dedicated...
 
 
26 Feb 2017
 
SA: Police budget should ensure accelerated attainment of NDP goals for policing
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Police welcomes the 7.46% increase in the Budget of the South African Police Service (SAPS) to further intensify the fight against crime. “The Committee is of the view...
 
 
24 Feb 2017
 
SA: Police Committee calls for calm in Pretoria
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Police calls on all concerned communities in Pretoria to act within the confines of the Constitution, and not take the law into their own hands. “The Committee...
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
SAPS: Parliament on building trust between SAPS and communities
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Police believes trust between the South African Police Service (SAPS) and communities can only be strengthened through adequate and timeous response, as well as the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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