Report crimes: MPlain CPF

Gang violence, hijacking’s, robbery and murder are all crimes that contribute to the dark cloud that is hanging over the Mitchells Plain area. Mitchells Plain is one of the many suburbs plagued by crime, whilst the risk might be higher in areas such as Hanover Park, certain parts of the[…]

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Arms cache seized in Vahalla Park

The issue of gang violence, though having increased over the past few months, remains a ‘norm’ in the lives of Cape Flats communities, but with the recent discovery of an arms cache in Valhalla Park, residents have been granted renewed hope. In what is considered a ground-breaking discovery, last week[…]

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MPlain residents mobilize to protect the Town Centre

In response to on-going criminal activity within the Mitchells Plain area, one resident is urging the community to protect the colourful culture of the area and save its Town Centre. Long been regarded as one of Cape Town’s most bustling trading areas, the Town Centre has in recent years deteriorated […]

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Impact of ShotSpotter technology receives mixed reaction

While gang violence continues to impede the lives of residents within the Cape Flats, new gunshot-detecting technology has shed a ray of hope on besieged communities. On Thursday, the City of Cape Town’s Department of Safety and Security unveiled ShotSpotter, which is a pilot project that has been released in[…]

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Delft CPF, residents vow to take back their streets

While Cape Flats residents continue to call on authorities to remedy the unparalleled levels of crime that has imprisoned communities, recent gang activity in Delft has shocked residents. Nestled on the outskirts of the Cape Flats, the township in the month of August was rocked by the murder of 31[…]

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SJC March for Youth and Learner Safety

Thursday, August 25, 2016, marked the second anniversary of the release of the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry’s final report. The Commission sat in 2014 in what many describe as a ground-breaking process in which it uncovered systemic issues with policing not only within Khayelitsha, but across the country. The inquiry’s[…]

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Manenberg residents call for an end to gang violence

As Cape Town residents battle against the scourge of gansterism and drugs, recent events in Manenberg have once again ignited resident’s pleas to create a safe environment for their children. Following the surge of gang violence and the consequent s injury of a nine-year old child and 34- year old[…]

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