September 30, 2015
The recent release of the 2014/2015 crime statistics reveal that the number of murders, attempted murders, and aggravated assaults and...
September 28, 2015
Police officers at Themba police station in Pretoria have been accused of making illegal arrests to boost performance statistics. Last...
September 28, 2015
Rights groups in Kenya issued a statement earlier this week stating that attacks against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LBGT)...
September 20, 2015
On 18 September, the former constable of Pinetown police station in Kwa-Zulu Natal and his girlfriend were charged with the...
On 21 August 2015 APCOF in partnership with Sonke Gender Justice and the Women's Legal Centre hosted a roundtable in Cape Town on: Addressing challenges in policing of sexual offences and domestic violence - areas for reform and redress.
Workshop Report available at: http://www.apcof.org/files/445_Workshop_Report.pdf
The role of the state in addressing sexual violence: Assessing policing service delivery challenges faced by victims of sexual offences by Joy Watson available at: http://www.apcof.org/files/9762_APCOF_Brief13.pdf
12 August 2015
African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum (APCOF), welcomes the initiative by the Portfolio Committee on Police on 12 August 2015, to call police senior management including deputy national commissioners, provincial commissioners and the national spokesperson to account for statement made on 26th July 2015, following a Board of Commissioners Meeting. Members of the police in this statement supported the National Commissioner of Police, in direct contradiction of findings of Farlam Commission recommendations to the President for consideration of her fitness to hold office given her conduct during the Marikana Massacre and before the Commission itself.
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5 August 2015
APCOF presents submission on White Paper on Policing to Portfolio Committee on Police, South African Parliament. APCOF highlighted need for implementation of the NDP proposals.
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