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21st September 2017

South Wales Police is continuing to appeal for witnesses following the death of a man who was assaulted at Maesteg Community Hospital last month.

21st September 2017

Shortly after 10.00pm on Tuesday (September 19th) a police officer was stabbed whilst executing a warrant at an address on Newport Road in Cardiff. The officer was taken to the University Hospital of Wales where he was treated for his injuries, which a …

8th September 2017

The Police and Crime Panel for South Wales has today approved the appointment of Matt Jukes as Chief Constable of South Wales Police from 1st January 2018.

4th September 2017

Rt Hon Alun Michael, Police and Crime Commissioner for South Wales, has today announced his intention to appoint Matt Jukes as Chief Constable of South Wales Police from 1st January 2018. The decision is subject to scrutiny by the Police and Crime Pane …

25th August 2017

In 2012 South Wales Police initiated its own review into the sequence of events prior to the arrest of Ian Watkins. The force identified that there were issues of concern and instigated a comprehensive overhaul of systems, policies and procedures whils …

10th August 2017

In a special ceremony held in Bridgend Assistant Chief Constable Jeremy Vaughan presented the 2017 South Wales Police Welsh Language Awards which recognises those who are learning Welsh and those who are supporting our learners. The ceremony also recog …

27th July 2017

A pensioner has been jailed for 25 years for a catalogue of sexual abuse spanning almost a decade.

South Wales Police praised 18th July 2017

South Wales Police has been determined to find the truth about Lynette White’s tragic murder in 1988 and to investigate alleged police wrongdoing in the first investigation. This commitment led to the conviction of Jeffrey Gafoor for Lynette’s murder.