Criminals see the holiday season as an opportunity and will once again be out and about and on the lookout for any opportunity to enrich themselves.
Please, please stop paying ‘car guards’!
KOSRA is a leading contributor to the Kenton Community Camera Fund and we continue to work closely with SAPS, Hi-Tec Security and the Night Watch and Neighbourhood Watch teams…
The Community Camera Fund is run by a committee of dedicated locals
We’re sure you’ll all be pleased to know that the Chamber of Business (COB) and some individual members have sponsored a permanent security guard to patrol Kenton’s CBD.
KOSRA shares the deep sense of sorrow and outrage felt by all concerning the tragic murder of 23 December 2020.
Hi-Tec Security Coastal and Hi-Tec Security are excited to announce the launch of the Buzzer App in our area!
The Community Camera Fund was started in 2011, to answer the ground swell of crime in our entire area, being, Kenton, Merryhill, Riversbend and Boesmans.
Here are the latest crime stats from Hi-Tec Security Coastal, for the month of September 2020, for Kenton-on-Sea, Bushman’s, Riversbend and Merryhill.
So far this year – and this is according to HiTec stats – we have had 62 incidents. That equates to 7,75 incidents per month.
This is one of our many controversial topics. The fact remains that no matter what we do, they remain.
In terms of the Municipal By-Laws, car guards must be licensed by the Municipality to operate.
The immediate problem I see with this ‘lockdown’ is that there are no clear and distinct guidelines; everybody seems to be interpreting the guidelines the way that suits them best.
We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to the few businesses in Kenton who contribute to the Security Fund and a BIG THANK YOU to those individuals who make their regular donations.
The Festive Season is usually synonymous with crime spikes, but by being tough on crime we are very happy and proud to report an extremely low crime Festive Season period!
Local residents pick up possible jamming activity in Kenton!
The Kenton main street and parking areas have been battling with an ongoing car guard issue for several years now.
SAPS Kenton aim to jack-up service delivery to all community members.
Criminal activity has notably increased, but we’re doing our utmost to curb it.
Crime Stats and arrests made: 13 September – 30 September 2019 – from Boknes to Kenton.
Crime Stats and arrests made: 15 July to 13 September 2019 – from Boknes to Kenton.
There’s only nine weeks left until the ‘Festive Season’ begins in full swing! Are you ready?
We are trying to be more proactive and less reactive. So for the Easter and Christmas Holidays next year we want to be able to plan ahead.
This is how we are using Social Media to improve security and awareness in our area and improve security for all.
Spring is nearly upon us and the baddies certainly seem to have a spring in their steps at the moment.
The other day I counted seven ‘car guards’ in just one area of the car park at the shops in Kenton. A bit overwhelming I am sure you’ll agree!
UNISA’s School of Criminal Justice conducted research into understanding and preventing house robbery in South Africa.
Keeping Kenton safe is a community effort. See what you as a resident or holiday maker can do to help us.
Since our last security news we have had very few major incidents although we have not been totally crime free.
Over the last couple of months the use of CCTV cameras has proven to be a valuable asset…
The modus operandi of criminals is always changing and we need to adapt our response accordingly.
I am writing to provide you with feedback on security matters in Kenton during the holiday season.