Crime Stats for Your Hood!

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 a guideline for the reported crimes in South Africa. This should in no way influ

Don’t Assume a False Alarm!

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 later we could pay a high price for that casual response of annoyance and irrita

Do you live in a Burglary Hot Spot or a Suburb Safe Zone?

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 too few residents prepared to get involved in neighbourhood security unless ther...