Recently, Cape Town neighbourhoods have seen several attacks on neighbourhood watch (NHW) members in the Cape Flats. Over the past weekend, frustrated NHW members protested outside the Mitchells Plain police station after a female NHW member was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer – an allegation which has since[…]
As crime levels in the Western Cape remain a serious cause for concern in many communities, neighbourhood watch groups are an essential tool in fighting the scourge of crime within residential areas. However, while the City does provide various forms of support to established and accredited neighbourhood watch groups, members[…]
Hundreds of members from 79 neighbourhood watch organisations around the city now have quicker access to professional assistance and are able to relay incidents and request emergency assistance much faster. This is thanks to an application which allows for an easier flow of information between members and the City of[…]
A recent hijacking at the Waterloo Road Mosque in Kenwyn has raised deep security concerns for musallees who attend Taraweeh in Ramadan. Residents were left shocked this week after hijackers seen disguised in religious garb targeted a musallee who had left the masjid to attend to an emergency. The victim[…]
Neighbourhood watch volunteers from the Woodstock, Walmer Estate and University Estate areas will take up the task of taking the group to the airwaves, by means of a radio network. UWatch chairperson Andrew Geel said that in order to fight crime effectively, they need to improve their method of communication.[…]
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