Crime Stats for Your Hood!

Crime Stats South Africa displays the latest and historic South African crime statistics in an easy-to-understand format. You don't need to know anything about police precincts or provincial boundaries. You can search, by address, for your area on a map of South Africa and immediately access the information you need. We have created this analytical application to be used as ...
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Don’t Assume a False Alarm!

Has your household got a common understanding of what should actually happen when the alarm goes off?  This morning we had another false alarm, and yes most times they are!  Being a house where we have a few people at home most of the time, I considered this morning's casual response as the alarm was switched off and how everyone just carried on about their business. Sooner or ...
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TAKE OUR MOUNTAINS BACK

Distributed on behalf of David Pena, Valley North Neighbourhood Watch: JOIN US FOR A MASS HIKE TO TAKE BACK OUR MOUNTAIN! Are you tired of the senseless violent attacks on the mountains and beaches? Are you fed up with the criminals and perpetrators owning the mountains and beaches? Are you tired of feeling unsafe and unable to even take a short walk into the mo...
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Shoals of yellow tail in False Bay may attract great white sharks

From: City of Cape Town 13 November 2017 The first large shoals of yellow tail for the summer were spotted in False Bay over the weekend. The City of Cape Town wants to remind beach goers that the presence of great white sharks increases in in-shore areas with the arrival of yellow tail and higher water temperatures. In-shore shark activity usually increases over the s...
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Do you live in a Burglary Hot Spot or a Suburb Safe Zone?

"If property owners do not take collective action as a neighbourhood community, the affect on everyone's property values in that neighbourhood could be very negative", says Cape Town real estate broker, Andre de Villiers from Cape Town. De Villiers was previously a Neighbourhood Watch Chairperson for a popular Cape Town coastal suburb. "My experience is that there are far ...
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8 Home Security Mistakes you’re Making

Every day we make mistakes that leave our homes vulnerable to a break-in. A burglar will always choose the easiest target and that’s good news for you – it means you have a lot of influence on whether you become a victim or not. Hiding keys by doorways – leaving keys near door ways is very risky as you risk someone duplicating your key and breaking in whenever they want. ...
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Beware of Fraud in the Rental Market

The public is urged to be aware of a bogus rental scheme that is taking place around the country. This seems to work so well it has been gaining popularity!  Individuals pretend to be estate agents and target unsuspecting potential renters. They post details of rental properties online and then ask interested parties to secure the flat by paying a deposit, either in cash or vi...
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Crime Stop

South Africa's trusted tip-off service since 1992. In two decades the anonymity of not even one informer has been compromised. We all have a responsibility to make South Africa safer for our children and every law-abiding citizen. If you have information that can assist in exposing people involved in illegal activities, please contact us anonymously when you know: WHO DI...
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