Gun Free South Africa says poor gun control contributes to the high murder rate in the country.
The PSL and the SAPS have launched a joint initiative, specifically aimed at the youth, to help reduce crime in the country.
The embattled Sol Plaatje Mayor Mangaliso Matika has resigned.
The police are turning the tide against police killings with the number of officers dying in the line of duty coming down over the past three years.
Mourners attending the funeral service of slain police officer Sboniso Buthelezi at Clermont west of Durban have been moved to tears as police walked into the church carrying the coffin.
Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says security agencies are working tirelessly to combat cross-border crime.
As the DA celebrates two years since it took over the Johannesburg, Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay Metros, it denies it has neglected poor communities.
Police are hunting for the owner of a farm in Harding in southern KwaZulu-Natal where millions of Mandrax tablets have been confiscated at the farm during a police raid.
Western Cape police say 35 people have been arrested on several charges, including two of attempted murder, possession of stolen firearms and public violence at Zwelihle Township in Hermanus in the Overstrand.
The Chairperson of Parliament’s Police Committee, Francois Beukman, says a request to investigate the alleged unethical conduct of Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) head, Robert McBride, will be treated as a priority.