Bribe refusal leads to arrest of criminal

It did not seem like a tall ask. He offered R500 to a police officer towards some “cold drink” to help get himself out of trouble and keep the cops off his trail. But the man, a suspect in a theft case, did not bargain on the cop refusing to be bribed. Once he was Read more >

Corrupt police are our zeroes

Our zeroes this week are all the police officers who have been implicated in or found to be guilty of corruption in the course of their work. This lamentable situation was highlighted last week when none other than the Western Cape Police Commissioner Arno Lamoer, with four other accused, was charged with 109 counts of Read more >

Victory for SAPS whistleblower

Source: SAPA The labour court in Johannesburg has ordered the police to redeploy Colonel Kobus Roos to a similar position in the crime intelligence unit and to compensate him in an unfair labour practice case. “The respondents [SA Police Service] are obliged to give preference to Roos in any application for appointment or promotion in Read more >