Within our Newsroom you will find updates on our current policing operations and investigations; appeals for information in relation to cases under ‘Can you help?’ or ‘Wanted’ people; have the opportunity to find out the outcome for offenders once their case has gone to court in ‘Behind Bars’ and; read about our community engagement and partnership work.
South Wales Police is appealing for information about an incident that took place in a layby on New Road, Mountain Ash at around 7.40pm on Sunday, July 26, in an area known locally as Lletty Turner Bends.
More than 12,000 breath tests carried out across Wales during Summer Anti-Drink and Drug Drive Campaign.
Over 300 breath tests were positive throughout Wales during the recent month-long Anti Drink and Drug Drive Summer Campaign.
An innovative South Wales Police campaign aimed at reducing violent crime is already helping to make people feel safer and encouraging people on a night out to drink less alcohol according to a report by the Centre for Public Health.
A Swansea man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after he smashed his way into the home of a 73-year-old man to commit a burglary.
Surfers heading to a Swansea beach are being reminded not to give thieves an easy ride this summer.
Tribute from the family of 41-year-old South Wales Police PCSO Steve Lewis, who died in a road traffic collision while on holiday in Devon on Monday.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Police Community Support Officer 54301 Stephen Lewis.
Police launched an offensive against drug dealers in a series of Barry raids on Wednesday, 15 July 201
Detectives in Cardiff investigating the discovery of the body of a baby boy in the river Taff on June 23rd have published photographs of a sheet and a towel which was used to wrap the body.
Children from a Swansea school have been given the VIP treatment as a reward for their success in a crime prevention quiz.
Police in Ferndale are appealing for information following an indecent assault which occurred at around 8.40pm on 10 July 2015.
South Wales Police is pleased to announce that announce that children with special education needs will benefit from this year’s Emergency Services Fun Day which takes place on 25th July, 2015.
The motorcyclist who died in a road traffic collision which occurred shortly before 10.00pm on Wednesday 8th July has been named as Richard Williams from Pontypool.
An Aberdare PCSO proved he has a nose for the job this week after sniffing out tens of thousands of pounds worth of cannabis.
A man who was left in a coma for two months by a vicious attack which occurred in 2007 has helped to spread the anti-violence message in south Wales.
Police and Crime Commissioner Alun Michael and Chief Constable Peter Vaughan are looking for the views of the public and key partners, as well as canvassing officers and staff, to hear first hand what their views are on policing in South Wales and how best to understand and respond to the needs of our communities.
A 23 year old man from Caerau in Cardiff has been sent to prison for eight months and received a five year Criminal Behaviour Order and disqualified from driving for three years.
Neighbourhood police officers have been working with local post offices across Cardiff this week to launch the ‘‘Adopt a Post Office’ scheme.
It will soon be the end of an era for Port Talbot Police Station which is due to close to make way for new town centre development.
Multi-agency operation in Cardiff makes 20 arrests for offences including suspected forced labour, money laundering, theft and abstraction of electricity.
South Wales Police Superintendent Lian Penhale responds to the encouraging news that the Crown Prosecution Service has recorded a record number of prosecutions for violence against women across England and Wales.
An award-winning police officer from Swansea has given a youth club for youngsters in the Pontardawe area a summer boost.
Over 300 people within our communities are now carrying the Keep Safe Cymru Card since its joint launch with South Wales Police, Learning Disability Services and Mencap Cymru, December, 2014.
South Wales Police has dismantled an organised drugs and money laundering ring involved in dealing cocaine.
This weekend, over 135,000 festival-goers will be in Glastonbury enjoying the festival. If you are heading down to Somerset, please ensure that you think about your own safety and the security of your belongings.
This week marks the launch of National Neighbourhood & Home Watch Week 2015, and Neighbourhood Watch coordinators across England and Wales are being urged to take a moment to talk with neighbours about the rising danger of phone scams.
South Wales Police is investigating the discovery of the body of a newly born baby which was retrieved from the River Taff in Cardiff near the junction of Penarth Road and the Taff Embankment shortly after 6.00pm on Tuesday 23rd June.
Police in Swansea are continuing to investigate the discovery of a cannabis factory at a house in the Uplands area.
Former Director of Corporate and Legal Services for Gwent and South Wales Police, Gareth Madge has been awarded an OBE and Director of Finance and Administration, Umar Hussain has been awarded the MBE.
Convicted rapist Carlos Brown has been sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by six years on licence.
A Swansea man has been jailed for over eight years after pleading guilty to burglary and robbery offences.
Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews has announced over £16 million for the continued funding of 500 Community Support Officers.
Two men from the Wentloog area of Cardiff have each been sentenced to six years and six months in prison for a string of burglaries in and around Cardiff.
Police have made four arrests for drugs offences after executing warrants in the Penlan area of Swansea.
A thief who used a car to smash his way into a golf club has been sent to prison.
A Neath burglar has been sent to prison after he was arrested by police and found in possession of money and a Terry’s Chocolate Orange which he had stolen from his elderly victim.
Police have recovered stolen property worth over £40,000 after officers executed a search warrant at a traveller site in Briton Ferry.
Several PCSOs from the Western Division of South Wales Police have been recognised for their outstanding work in the community.
There’s a familiar face back on the beat in Morriston.
South Wales Police launched an awareness campaign this month, June 2, 2015 to let everyone in South Wales know that the best and quickest way to contact the Police is to dial 101 for all non-emergency calls.
A new multi-agency hub set up to safeguard vulnerable people in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil has been praised by South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Alun Michael and Deputy Commissioner Sophie Howe.