Crime In South Africa During COVID – ISS Webinar

The Institute For Security Security Studies (ISS) discussed the recently released quarterly crime statistics in a recent webinar tht might be of interest tyo members of the GPNW: https://issafrica.org/media-resources/videos/iss-live-crime-trends-in-the-time-of-covid-19

2021-05-28T16:21:36+02:00May 28th, 2021|News|

SAPS Arrests Suspect In Harassment & Assault Case

For the past month a GPNW member has been the target of verbal abuse and physical harassment from a person not known to her. The individual would bang on her gate and shout abuse such as “I know  who you are. You know why I’m here. I'm going to get you.” as well as other

2021-05-28T16:03:37+02:00May 28th, 2021|News|

GPNW Says Thank You With Pizzas

Local pizzeria Andiccio24 generously responded to the GPNW's request for pizzas to thank the first-line responders at Avenue Response who are always at the ready to respond to suspicious activity reported by members of GPNW on the Crime & Emergency alert group, on the GPNW's radio network or on Buzzer which the GPNW supports in

2021-05-18T21:06:13+02:00May 18th, 2021|News|

2020 Was a Challenging Year, But GPNW Made Significant Progress

At the GPNW's Annual General Meeting held on 24th March 2021 Peter Flentov, Chair of the GPNW, reflected on the challenges of the past year. The COVID pandemic negatively impacted plans to engage with SAPS to improve cooperation with the GPNW, including assisting with active patrols by GPNW members. We also experienced significant problems with

2021-05-18T20:56:32+02:00May 18th, 2021|News|

GPNW Members Help Clean-up The Community

Members of the GPNW recently launched an initiative to clean up the Main Road area. Nic van Zyl and Dijon Anthony, both GPNW members, have started a fortnightly "Connect and Collect" initiative to clean up litter in the area and to encourage street people to keep their surroundings clean and tidy. Source: https://www.atlanticsun.co.za/news/efforts-to-keep-the-community-clean-ea5f0b72-b6a7-4701-9617-e7189ddedd74

2021-05-18T17:22:03+02:00May 18th, 2021|News|

Burglar Arrested in Green Point Gets 23-year Sentence

On 1st December a 43-year-old man was sentenced in the Cape Town Magistrates Court to 23-years in jail. The case stems from an arrest made in Cavalcade Road, Green Point in September 2019. Sgt. Zanini Makeke and his partner were on patrol when they ran the license plate off the car and found that it

2021-04-10T18:46:44+02:00Dec 16th, 2020|News|

GPNW Welcomes New NW in Sea Point

The Green Point Neighbourhood Watch welcomes the formation of a new neighbourhood watch that will cover Sea Point, Fresnaye and Bantry Bay. The GPNW believes that the formation of the Sea Point Community Watch is an important milestone in crime prevention on the Atlantic Seaboard; the criminals who target Green Point and Three Anchor Bay

2021-04-10T18:46:45+02:00Dec 14th, 2020|News|

GPNW Sends Letter to City Expressing Concern about Illegal Structures

The GPNW recently sent a letter to Interim Ward Councilor Matthew Kempthorne and to Mr. Wayne Aldridge of the City of Cape Town expressing concerns about the growing number of illegal structures that are appearing near the Pinocchio Creche and opposite the SAPS Station on Bill Peters Drive. There has been an increase in muggings

2021-04-10T18:46:47+02:00Oct 26th, 2020|News|

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