Red Alert extends community patrol initiative in BCM metro

September 17, 2020

East London based facilities management company, Red Alert Service Solutions, has erected another CCTV security eye on the busy Pearce Street intersection in Berea, East London to monitor criminal movement and activity in the area. The latest installation is an extension of our community patrol initiative launched in January 2018 to erect a network of […]

R62 million e-commerce sales related to spike in courier vehicle theft

September 14, 2020

While the spike in online shopping has significantly boosted the e-commerce sector, there are widespread fears that criminals are growing accustomed to targeting courier vehicles which transport goods. This week, a White Nissan X Trail hand-to-hand courier service RAM vehicle was robbed of the cell phones it was transporting in Radiokop, Roodepoort. An industry insider, […]

Online crime in Africa is a threat for law enforcement

September 11, 2020

Pretoria – A new report by the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) on online organised crime in Africa shows how digitalisation is transforming almost every major crime area across the continent. “Online crime now represents a bigger security issue for law enforcement in Africa than ever before,” said the report. According to the report, Africa […]

How to Help Someone With a Hoarding Disorder Clean Their Home

September 4, 2020

If you have a loved one with hoarding tendencies, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to cleaning and organizing their home. Hoarding is a serious psychological disorder that makes throwing away anything a challenge. Before you help a hoarder clean up, you should learn about the disorder and seek […]

What you need to know about vehicle hijackings

September 4, 2020

Carjacking is big business in South Africa. This disturbing trend is fueled by greed and run by organised syndicates.  As with all things crime-related, a keen understanding of the motives and methods behind the crimes allows us to reduce our risk. Modus Operandi used by the hijackers: Most hijackings take place in the driveways of […]