A timely new ISS publication explores the dynamics shaping police misconduct 25 years after the South African Police Service (SAPS) was founded.
Constable was shot and killed while dropping off a passenger near Ladysmith in KZN. Her service pistol and alleged murder weapon recovered.
Five people are now in custody and several firearms have been recovered during investigation into business robberies in area.
Large abalone consignment was kept under surveillance as it travelled from Cape Town to Johannesburg.
Police say three men arrested while unloading a truckload of stolen washing powder may not be squeaky clean.
Multiple unlicensed firearms and imitation weapons used by criminals confiscated by Western Cape police in past two days.
Hawks thwart gang of four would-be armed robbers. Three die after high-speed chase and shootout. One arrested.
Businessman found safe and unharmed in rural Free State town. Five alleged kidnappers have been arrested.
Heavy police presence at taxi rank as multiple shootings on Thursday and Friday cause mayhem, injury and death.
Two men with gang links get long sentences for murder. Others arrested for possessing illegal firearms.
Woman gets life for masterminding the kidnapping and murder of her schoolteacher husband by three hitmen.
SAPS and Tshwane metro officers arrested across Gauteng for various offences, including corruption at OR Tambo airport.
Previous amnesty saw almost 47 000 firearms being turned in despite the lockdown. Police expect more to be surrendered now.
South Africans smoulder at what many consider to be a waste of SAPS time and resources to police illicit cigarette trade.
Another case of shocking gender-based violence as police allege grandfather has abused his granddaughter since the age of 12.
Officers manning a roadblock on the East Rand chased after and arrested two Flying Squad members from Mpumalanga.
Five people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping. Police say more are likely to be apprehended.
Man who was part of a gang that murdered two cash-in-transit security guards and stole R640 000 will spend rest of life behind bars.
Police will allege the two were involved in an altercation and one boy then stabbed the other. Alleged perpetrator due in court on Tuesday.
Illegal abalone processing facility in Grabouw raided by police and conservation officials. Two people are in custody.
AK47 assault rifle and ammunition for other military-grade weapons were among the items found in East Rand raid. One person arrested.