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Green Point Neighbourhood Watch a registered entity

2023-02-24T21:02:09+02:00September 22nd, 2022|News|

The Green Point Neighbourhood Watch is now a registered neighbourhood watch and will receive support from the City of Cape Town as well as the provincial Department of Police Oversight and Community Safety. The Green Point Neighbourhood Watch was formed in 2012 and patrol sector 1, the area between Boundary Road and Glengariff Road, serving

Green Point Neighbourhood Watch becomes formally registered with the Western Cape Department of Community Safety and Police Oversight department

2023-05-31T16:52:34+02:00August 8th, 2022|News|

The Western Cape Department of Community Safety and Police Oversight has approved the Green Point Neighbourhood Watch’s application to be formally registered with the Department as a neighbourhood watch. The GPNW’s registration number is DCS 15/18/727. The GPNW will meet with SAPS to discuss the rollout of active patrols in the area. We encourage all

Crime In South Africa During COVID – ISS Webinar

2023-02-24T21:02:10+02:00May 28th, 2021|News|

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

SAPS Arrests Suspect In Harassment & Assault Case

2023-02-24T21:02:10+02:00May 28th, 2021|News|

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

GPNW Says Thank You With Pizzas

2023-02-24T21:02:10+02:00May 18th, 2021|News|

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

2020 Was a Challenging Year, But GPNW Made Significant Progress

2023-02-24T21:02:10+02:00May 18th, 2021|News|

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

GPNW Members Help Clean-up The Community

2023-02-24T21:02:10+02:00May 18th, 2021|News|

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

Burglar Arrested in Green Point Gets 23-year Sentence

2023-02-24T21:02:10+02:00December 16th, 2020|News|

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

GPNW Welcomes New NW in Sea Point

2023-02-24T21:02:10+02:00December 14th, 2020|News|

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

GPNW Member Helps Arrest Two Burglars

2023-02-24T21:02:10+02:00November 6th, 2020|News|

Last week Daniel di Trappani, a GPNW member, responded to a report of a burglary at a home on Clydebank Road that had been reported on Buzzer. The neighbour was able to provide a description of the three suspects and after he spotted two of them on High Level Road Daniel alerted Avenue Response and

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