Police Minister Bheki Cele just revealed that more than 7 000 police officers have been charged with various crimes in the last five years, including committing murder, rape, cash-in-transit heists, and kidnapping.
Residents can be heard shouting at the officers, who ignore them before speeding off with the man being dragged behind the vehicle.
Keep in mind that these poor guys will be in front of the next service delivery protest, taxi strike, or brawl at a school near you soon, so they need to know what it’s like when the rubber meets the riot shield.
And it’s not just the taxi drivers who are bringing the violence. A viral clip came to light yesterday of South African Police Service (SAPS) officers beating the crap out of a taxi driver who had been pulled from his van.
Once again, South Africans get to watch shocking footage of policemen filling up their pockets with cold hard cash.
It’s weird that we don’t see the actual destruction process, isn’t it? Perhaps the weapons were sent to Russia after all…
As it stands, Blue Light Brigades are allowed to disobey certain road rules (within reason), but that shouldn’t mean that they are above the law.
A video has been doing the rounds on social media showing members of the South African Police Service VIP unit attacking three men on the side of a busy Johannesburg highway.
According to information released, the brawl broke out after a Philippi mother allegedly saw a cell phone on the ground near a table of ‘praying diners’.
The South African Police Services is once again in trouble after a video of a drunk officer allegedly crashing into a motorcyclist did the rounds on social media.
A Cape Flats resident mocked the new tech-driven interventions saying “It’s a bloody joke, to be honest”.
An as-yet-unnamed ‘7 De Laan’ actor has been admitted to hospital after trying to commit suicide following the shooting of his 29-year-old boyfriend.
Instances of abduction have almost doubled in South Africa, with 4,028 cases of kidnapping being registered in 2022.
On Sunday, a man was rescued after falling into the water at the V&A Waterfront while on Tuesday an elderly hiker’s body was lifted from Lion’s Head.
Ghosts have SAPS running scared.
A Stellenbosch Police captain has fingered Springbok golden boy Faf de Klerk as his attacker in a racially expletive attempted murder involving a panga and a busted-ass Toyota Corolla.
The Johannesburg metro police department (JMPD) says it is investigating the video but the case is not cut and dry.
Ridicule is once more headed the way of SAPS after a video filmed ahead of the coronation of Zulu King Misuzulu KaZwelithini made its way online.
Some commuters were treated to a spicy disappearing act during a morning traffic jam, watching as a criminal escaped the clutches of the South African Police Service.
A policeman was filmed outside the Kempton Park police station slapping a woman around for allegedly insulting him.
With the case of the four Moti brothers having gripped the nation, ending with a possible ransom payment of R50 million, how our law enforcement deals with kidnappings is under the microscope.
Len Cloete was shot in the head by a police officer at Misty Hills Country Hotel, in Muldersdrift, on Saturday night. Whether or not police correctly followed protocol is being debated.
The South African Police Service is out in full force, so it is a good time to discuss your rights if you’re pulled over at a roadblock.
A man with a knife was shot in the leg by police after attacking motorists and law enforcement on a busy Johannesburg road.
On Sunday morning a couple in Mpumalanga underwent a harrowing ordeal as SAPS watched on while the man was assaulted after seeking sanctuary in a police station.
It has been almost a year since Collins Khosa died at his home in Alexandra township on Good Friday, after being allegedly beaten by defence force (SANDF) soldiers.
The group attempted to disarm one officer of his R5 rifle, but they were thwarted by members of the tactical response team.
A few recent viral videos have had the added element of some ‘interesting’ language as people narrate what they’re seeing.