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23 March 2017 12:15 PM Herman Mashaba launches Johannesburg traffic congestion hotline

Frustrated behind the wheel by traffic delays and congestion in Johannesburg? Now you have somewhere to vent that will‚ hopefully‚ make the journey more bearable. Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba and his public safety MMC Michael Sun launched a new 24-hour traffic hotline on Thursday in collaboration with the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JPMD) 22

20 March 2017 1:30 PM Eyewitness News — JMPD officer wounded in Midrand shooting

JOHANNESBURG - A Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer has been shot and wounded during a stop and search operation in Ivory Park in Midrand. It’s understood the officers tried to stop a white van earlier on Monday when the driver sped off, and its occupants opened fire. The JMPD’s Edna Mamonyane said: “Today in Ivory Park during a stop and search 22

20 March 2017 9:25 AM WATCH: JMPD officers suspended after ‘bribe’ video posted online

JMPD spokeswoman Edna Mamonyane on Monday said the two officers were caught on camera allegedly soliciting a bribe from a motorist. The motorist can be seen emptying his pockets to hand them literally every last cent he had on him. The video‚ captured on a cell phone‚ was posted to YouTube by Mikail Patel on Sunday. “We are preparing a docket for the public 19

20 March 2017 6:01 AM Eyewitness News — Soweto Highway closed due to protest in Mzimhlophe

JOHANNESBURG – The Soweto Highway has been closed by protesting residents in Mzimhlophe with burning tyres. Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) say it is unsafe for motorists to drive on the highway this morning. The residents are apparently protesting over land evictions in their area. “Motorists can use Elias Motsoaledi or Klipspruit Valley 19

15 March 2017 3:23 PM Eyewitness News — Cosas marches to be heard on transformation

JOHANNESBURG - The Congress of South African Students (Cosas) says pupils are marching to the Education Department in the Johannesburg CBD, demanding radical transformation in the sector and more publicity from the media. Pupils from schools in Ekurhuleni, Pretoria and Johannesburg have joined Wednesday afternoon’s demonstration. JMPD spokesperson Edna Mamonyane 20

24 February 2017 5:00 AM Joburg budgets for better policing‚ roads and public transport

Announcing this during his 2016/17 Adjustment Budget speech on Thursday‚ mayor Herman Mashaba said creating safe and connected communities throughout the city was one of the key objectives of his administration. He added that as specialized JMPD unit would also be set up to address the issue of traffic light failure in the city. “This unit will operate 32

23 February 2017 2:02 PM 2 arrested for shooting and armed robbery on Buccleuch Interchange

Johannesburg - The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) says two men have been arrested for the shooting and armed robbery that occurred on the Buccleuch Interchange on Thursday. Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the two cellphone trucks that were hijacked on the interchange were recovered in Marlboro on the N3. Minnaar said officers followed 24

23 February 2017 12:55 PM JMPD officer shot as N1 hijacking suspects arrested

A 28-year-old Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer has been shot in a gun battle with suspects who earlier made off with two trucks loaded with cellphones on Thursday morning. The trucks were hijacked by a large group of armed suspects on the N1 highway, north of Johannesburg after 9am. JMPD spokesperson, Edna Mamonyane, said that two members 26

20 February 2017 6:08 AM Policeman and his metro cop brother in court for Eldos shooting

Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar‚ of the JMPD‚ said one person was killed in the incident. It is alleged a crowd of people wanted to attack their mother’s house and damage the police officer’s car following an argument between the mother and her neighbour‚ said Minnaar. “He will be appearing in the Protea Magistrate’s Court today‚” said Minnaar 20

10 February 2017 1:42 PM Mayor leads raid on brothel, vows it's not the last

Johannesburg – They stood huddled against the window with a torch shining on their faces as law enforcement officials raided several rooms. The smell inside the Rosettenville brothel was stale and putrid. A heater was on in a bedroom and the sound of a crying baby was heard in the next door room. On Wednesday night, several parts of Rosettenville were raided 29