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The Public Has Been Cautioned Against Impersonators in South Africa

The Public Has Been Cautioned Against Impersonators in South Africa.The public should always be on the lookout for impersonators who claim to be employed by security companies or other service providers and never allow anyone onto their property without first checking their identity.“Impersonators are a problem for many industries, especially in the service sector. There […]

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Police and Community Watch Groups Prepare For Spike In Crime

In a recent article posted by News 24 – police and community watch groups are getting ready for the festive season. With the holiday season fast approaching, police, community watch groups and security companies are gearing up for a spike in crime, especially housebreaking and robbery.Last week, The Witness reported on two violent house robberies in […]

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Crime Stats vs Your Insurance Policies in South Africa

Crime Stats vs Your Insurance Policies in South AfricaWhile there was an overall drop in the crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) this week, there are troubling increases in a number of types of violent crimes.The 2016/2017 crime statistics released by the SAPS showed an overall decrease in crime by 1.8%, […]

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Crime Statistics You Don’t Want to Miss This Month in South Africa

Crime Statistics: What to expect from the latest crime statistics in South Africa by eNCAThe annual SAPS statistics cover crimes reported to the police and reflect historical trends, rather than being an indication of up-to-the-minute crime patterns.Resources like Stats SA’s National Victims of Crime Survey are used to obtain more details on unreported crimes.Last year, […]

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Housebreaking South Africa: The Most Common Time for Housebreaking

Home robbery and housebreaking are among the most frightening and dangerous crimes to experience. It is frightening because it violates our private space and the one place that we think of as our sanctuary.According to the latest report released by Statistics South Africa, Exploring the extent of and circumstances surrounding housebreaking/burglary and home robbery, the […]

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