City geared up for the festive season

CITY OF CAPE TOWN   18 NOVEMBER 2015   STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S EXECUTIVE MAYOR, PATRICIA DE LILLE

The festive season period is upon us and we look forward to seeing residents out and about in celebration of this much-anticipated time. We are also pleased to welcome the large numbers of local and international tourists who will be visiting our shores.

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As a well-run city, we will ensure that we are prepared to deal with the risk that accompanies larger crowds and increased internal movement. It is incumbent upon us to ensure the public safety of our residents and visitors, and see to it that the delivery of services continues uninterrupted.

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Understanding and Preventing House Burglary in South Africa

A study by Professor Zinn* makes interesting and useful reading in terms of the way South African criminals set about planning and executing a domestic burglary.

Prof. Zinn interviewed 30 convicted and incarcerated criminals with a series of 116 structured and open ended questions in the hope that the information could be used by both the police and home owners in the prevention of crime.

It’s suggested that these findings are viewed as insights into criminal behavior but that the individual homeowner then applies the findings to their own special circumstances.

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INVITATION TO ATTEND A DNA PROJECT CRIME SCENE AWARENESS WORKSHOP SESSION

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Date :-  Thursday 19th November 2015      Time :- 18h30 – 20h00

Venue :- Constantiaberg Mediclinic Auditorium, Burnham Road, Plumstead

Presenter :- Dr Renate Rebello – DNA Project

The DNA Project is sponsoring an updated Crime Scene Awareness Information session which aims to provide key sectors of the South African public with a basic understanding of how DNA evidence is being used to assist in criminal investigations and at training anyone who may be the first to arrive at a crime scene on the importance of preserving vital forensic evidence. (more…)

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Brought to you by one of our sponsors

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St James Global would like to cordially invite you to an informative seminar which will highlight a number of major changes to International Tax Legislation affecting anyone with assets held…

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Cell phone stolen or lost?

In the past few months there have been quite a few break-ins and robberies. Among the items stolen are electronic items such as cell phones, iPads, laptops and desktop pc’s. Fortunately for us as residents we are able to track certain items using the software provided (Provided you activate this software) by several manufacturers. This means that you can possibly retrieve items such as Blackberry Cell phones, iPhones, Macbook’s, iMac’s, iPad’s, Samsung and more. (more…)

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Recognition at the Constantia Watch AGM

CONSTANTIA NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH AGM 2015 – 3rd Nov 2015

Certificates of Recognition were presented and awarded by Constantia Watch to various persons. These were kindly handed over to the recipients by Colonel Mbalani   (Head of Detectives SAPS Wynberg) (more…)

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FIRST NHW AWARDS 2015 – BUILDING BETTER COMMUNITIES

FIRST NHW AWARDS 2015 – BUILDING BETTER COMMUNITIES

The Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) Awards is not a contest between NHW volunteers or associations, but rather it is an opportunity to recognise the tireless work being done by dedicated volunteers and active NHW groups in the fight against increasing crime levels in our respective communities.

One of the chief ways we can recognise their important contribution in providing an additional safety net for our areas, is by awarding them for this outstanding community service.  (more…)

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